Mechanism of Discipline Acceptance
What is the mechanism of discipline acceptance? How do disciplines become accepted?
Most epistemic communities classify knowledge into categories. Some epistemic communities organize subcommunities devoted to expanding particular categories of knowledge. Disciplines and disciplinary boundaries are ubiquitous features of modern science. Scientonomy has posited mechanisms of theory and question acceptance. Answering the question of the mechanism of discipline acceptance is critical importance to theoretical scientonomy.
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