Epistemic Agent Exists

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This is a theory that states "There is such a thing as an epistemic agent."

Existence of Epistemic Agent was formulated by Hakob Barseghyan in 2018.1 It is currently accepted by Scientonomy community as the best available answer to the question.

Scientonomic History

Acceptance Record

Here is the complete acceptance record of Epistemic Agent Exists:
CommunityAccepted FromAcceptance IndicatorsStill AcceptedAccepted UntilRejection Indicators
Scientonomy8 October 2018This is when the notion of epistemic agent was coined.Yes

Question Answered

Epistemic Agent Exists is an attempt to answer the following question: Existence of Epistemic Agent.

See Existence of Epistemic Agent for more details.


According to Barseghyan, epistemic agents are an essential part of the process of scientific change, as they take stances towards epistemic elements.


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  1. ^  Barseghyan, Hakob. (2018) Redrafting the Ontology of Scientific Change. Scientonomy 2, 13-38. Retrieved from https://scientojournal.com/index.php/scientonomy/article/view/31032.