Substantive Method

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What is substantive method? How should it be defined?

Substantive method is one of the key concepts in current scientonomy. Thus, its proper definition is of great importance.

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. Substantive Method (Barseghyan-2015) is currently accepted by Scientonomy community as the best available definition of the term. It is defined as: "A method which presupposes at least one contingent proposition."

Scientonomic History

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 2016Yes

All Theories

The following definitions of the term have been suggested:
TheoryFormulationFormulated In
Substantive Method (Barseghyan-2015)A method which presupposes at least one contingent proposition.2015
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Accepted Theories

The following definitions of the term have been accepted:
CommunityTheoryAccepted FromAccepted Until
ScientonomySubstantive Method (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 Substantive Method (Barseghyan-2015).

Substantive Method (Barseghyan-2015) states: "A method which presupposes at least one contingent proposition."

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Ontology

Existence

There is currently no accepted view concerning the existence of substantive methods.

Disjointness

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

Subtypes

No classes are currently accepted as subtypes of a substantive method.

Supertypes

No classes are currently accepted as supertypes of a substantive method.

Associations

No associations of a substantive method are currently accepted.


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Dynamics

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Related Topics

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