Scientific Change

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What is scientific change? How should it be defined?

The field of scientonomy is understood as a scientific study of scientific change. Thus, defining the term scientific change is an important task.

In the scientonomic context, this question was first formulated by Hakob Barseghyan in 2015. The question is currently accepted as a legitimate topic for discussion by Scientonomy community. Scientific Change (Barseghyan-2015) is currently accepted by Scientonomy community as the best available definition of the term. It is defined as: "Any change in the scientific mosaic, i.e. a transition from one accepted theory to another or from one employed method to another."

Scientonomic History

The original definition of the term was proposed by Barseghyan in 2015.1

Acceptance Record

Here is the complete acceptance record of this term (it includes all the instances when the term was accepted as a part of a community's taxonomy):
CommunityAccepted FromAcceptance IndicatorsStill AcceptedAccepted UntilRejection Indicators
Scientonomy1 January 2016This is when the community accepted its first definition of the term, Scientific Change (Barseghyan-2015), which indicates that the question is itself considered legitimate.Yes

All Theories

The following definitions of the term have been suggested:
TheoryFormulationFormulated In
Scientific Change (Barseghyan-2015)Any change in the scientific mosaic, i.e. a transition from one accepted theory to another or from one employed method to another.2015
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Accepted Theories

The following definitions of the term have been accepted:
CommunityTheoryAccepted FromAccepted Until
ScientonomyScientific Change (Barseghyan-2015)1 January 2016

Suggested Modifications

According to our records, there have been no suggested modifications on this term.

Current Definition

In Scientonomy, the accepted definition of the term is Scientific Change (Barseghyan-2015).

Scientific Change (Barseghyan-2015) states: "Any change in the scientific mosaic, i.e. a transition from one accepted theory to another or from one employed method to another."

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Currently, scientific change denotes to any change in a scientific mosaic, be that a transition from one accepted theory to another or from one employed method to another.1p.6

Ontology

Existence

There is currently no accepted view concerning the existence of scientific changes.

Disjointness

No classes are currently accepted as being disjoint with this class.

Subtypes

No classes are currently accepted as subtypes of a scientific change.

Supertypes

No classes are currently accepted as supertypes of a scientific change.

Associations

No associations of a scientific change are currently accepted.


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Dynamics

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Related Topics

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References

  1. a b  Barseghyan, Hakob. (2015) The Laws of Scientific Change. Springer.