What is epistemic community? How should it be defined? I.e. how is it different from non-epistemic community?
The term is widely used in many contexts when referring to communities that have to do with knowledge. The term needs a proper definition to make it clear what differentiates epistemic communities from non-epistemic communities.
|Community||Accepted From||Acceptance Indicators||Still Accepted||Accepted Until||Rejection Indicators|
|Scientonomy||19 May 2017||The question became accepted with the publication of Overgaard's A Taxonomy for Social Agents of Scientific Change.||Yes|
|Epistemic Community (Overgaard-2017)||A community that has a collective intentionality to know the world.||2017|
|Modification||Community||Date Suggested||Summary||Verdict||Verdict Rationale||Date Assessed|
|Sciento-2017-0014||Scientonomy||19 May 2017||Provided that the definition of community is accepted, accept new definitions of epistemic community and non-epistemic community as sub-types of community.||Open|
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