What is non-epistemic community? How should it be defined? I.e. how can it be differentiated from epistemic community?
The term epistemic community is widely used in many contexts when referring to communities that have to do with knowledge. This assumes that there are also non-epistemic communities. The term needs a proper definition to make it clear what differentiates epistemic communities from non-epistemic communities.
In the scientonomic context, this question was first formulated by Nicholas Overgaard in 2016. The question is currently accepted as a legitimate topic for discussion by Scientonomy community. At the moment, the question has no accepted answer in Scientonomy.
|Community||Accepted From||Acceptance Indicators||Still Accepted||Accepted Until||Rejection Indicators|
|Scientonomy||10 September 2016||The question became accepted with the publication of Overgaard's A Taxonomy for Social Agents of Scientific Change.Overgaard (2016)||Yes|
|Non-Epistemic Community (Overgaard-2017)||A community that does not have 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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