Substantive Method (Barseghyan-2015)

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A definition of Substantive Method that states "A method which presupposes at least one contingent proposition."

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This definition of Substantive Method was formulated by Hakob Barseghyan in 2015.1 It is currently accepted by Scientonomy community as the best available definition of the term.


Acceptance Record

Here is the complete acceptance record of Substantive Method (Barseghyan-2015):
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Scientonomy1 January 2016The definition became de facto accepted by the community at that time together with the whole theory of scientific change.Yes

Question Answered

Substantive Method (Barseghyan-2015) is an attempt to answer the following question: What is substantive method? How should it be defined?

See Substantive Method for more details.




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