Normative Propositions as Part of the Ontology of Scientific Change (Sebastien-2017)

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This is an answer to the question Status of Normative Propositions that states "Normative propositions (such as those of methodology or ethics) can be part of a mosaic and undergo change."

Normative Propositions as Part of the Ontology of Scientific Change was formulated by Zoe Sebastien in 2017.1 It is currently accepted by Scientonomy community as the best available answer to the question.

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Scientonomy15 February 2017This was a straightforward logical consequence of the acceptance of Epistemic Elements - Theories and Methods (Sebastien-2017) via the respective modification.Yes

Question Answered

Normative Propositions as Part of the Ontology of Scientific Change (Sebastien-2017) is an attempt to answer the following question: What is the status of normative propositions in a scientific mosaic?

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Description

This view follows from the ontology of scientific change, suggested by Zoe Sebastien. According to that ontology, a mosaic can consist of not only descriptive but also normative theories.

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References

  1. ^  Sebastien, Zoe. (2016) The Status of Normative Propositions in the Theory of Scientific Change. Scientonomy 1, 1-9. Retrieved from https://www.scientojournal.com/index.php/scientonomy/article/view/26947.