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.
In the scientonomic context, this term was first used by Nicholas Overgaard in 2016. The term is currently accepted by Scientonomy community.
|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|
There is currently no accepted answer to this question.
In Scientonomy, it is currently accepted that "There is such a thing as an epistemic community."
In Scientonomy, no classes are currently accepted as disjoint with Epistemic Community.
In Scientonomy, there are currently no accepted subtypes of Epistemic Community.
In Scientonomy, the following supertype of Epistemic Community is currently accepted:
In Scientonomy, there are currently no accepted associations of Epistemic Community.
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