Provided that the distinction between epistemic and non-epistemic communities is accepted, accept that a non-epistemic community can consist of epistemic communities.
The modification was suggested to Scientonomy community by Nicholas Overgaard on 19 May 2017.1 This modification presupposes the acceptance of Sciento-2017-0013 and Sciento-2017-0014. The modification is currently being evaluated; a verdict is pending.
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Theories To Accept
- Epistemic Community Can be Part of Non-Epistemic Community (Overgaard-2017): A non-epistemic community can consist of epistemic communities.
This modification attempts to answer the following question(s):
- Epistemic Community as Part of Non-Epistemic Community: Can an epistemic community be the sub-community of a non-epistemic community?
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- Overgaard, Nicholas. (2017) A Taxonomy for the Social Agents of Scientific Change. Scientonomy 1, 55-62. Retrieved from https://www.scientojournal.com/index.php/scientonomy/article/view/28234.