Method Rejection theorem (Barseghyan-2015) Reason1

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By the first law for methods, an employed method will remain employed until it is replaced by other methods. By the compatibility corollary, the elements of the scientific mosaic are compatible with each other at any moment of time. Thus, a method can only become rejected when it is replaced by an incompatible method or methods.1pp. 172-176 2pp. 72-74

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This reason for Method Rejection theorem (Barseghyan-2015) was formulated by Patrick Fraser and Ameer Sarwar in 2018.2


  1. ^  Barseghyan, Hakob. (2015) The Laws of Scientific Change. Springer.
  2. a b  Fraser, Patrick and Sarwar, Ameer. (2018) A Compatibility Law and the Classification of Theory Change. Scientonomy 2, 67-82. Retrieved from