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* '''Descriptive (explanatory)''': A question is ''descriptive'', if an answer to the question is a descriptive theory. Examples of descriptive topics include ''What is the mechanism of scientific change?'', ''How do criteria of demarcation change through time?'', ''Can there be unchangeable methods of theory assessment?'', etc.
* '''Normative (prescriptive)''': A question is ''normative'', if an answer to the question is a normative theory (i.e. an evaluation/prescription of a certain course of action). Examples of normative topics include ''How should we evaluate new theories?'', ''How should a TSC be assessed?''
==Semantic Map==
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circle 336 459 150 [[:Category:Definitional Topic|Definitional Topic]]
circle 650 459 150 [[:Category:Descriptive Topic|Descriptive Topic]]
circle 966 459 150 [[:Category:Normative Topic|Normative Topic]]
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