Supertypes of Normative Theory

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What are the supertypes of a normative theory?

In the scientonomic context, this question was first formulated by Zoe Sebastien in 2015. The question is currently accepted as a legitimate topic for discussion by Scientonomy community. The following supertype of Normative Theory is currently accepted in Scientonomy:

Scientonomic History

Acceptance Record

Here is the complete acceptance record of this question (it includes all the instances when the question was accepted as a legitimate topic for discussion by a community):
CommunityAccepted FromAcceptance IndicatorsStill AcceptedAccepted UntilRejection Indicators
Scientonomy1 January 2016The question of Supertypes of Normative Theory became accepted by virtue of the acceptance of Normative Theory. It was acknowledged as an open question by the Scientonomy Seminar 2015.Yes

All Theories

The following answers have been added to this encyclopedia:
TheoryFormulationFormulated In
Normative Theory Is a Subtype of Theory (Sebastien-2016)Normative Theory is a subtype of Theory, i.e. theory is a supertype of normative theory.2016
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Accepted Theories

The following theories have been accepted as answers to this question:
CommunityTheoryAccepted FromAccepted Until
ScientonomyNormative Theory Is a Subtype of Theory (Sebastien-2016)15 February 2017

Suggested Modifications

Here is a list of modifications concerning this topic:
Modification Community Date Suggested Summary Date Assessed Verdict Verdict Rationale
Sciento-2017-0002 Scientonomy 23 January 2017 Accept a new ontology of scientific change where the two fundamental elements are theories - both descriptive and normative - and methods. 15 February 2017 Accepted The community has agreed that after the solution of the paradox of normative propositions, there are no obstacles for including normative propositions into the ontology of scientific change.c1 c2 c3 It was also agreed that including normative propositions into the ontology of scientific change "would allow us to grasp the role that methodological and ethical rules play in science".c4

Current View

In Scientonomy, the following supertype of Normative Theory is currently accepted:

Normative Theory Is a Subtype of Theory (Sebastien-2016) states: "Normative Theory is a subtype of Theory, i.e. theory is a supertype of normative theory."

According to Sebastien, norms, such as those of ethics, aesthetics, or methodology, are normative theories.1

Related Topics

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.