Supertypes of Theory
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What are the supertypes of a theory?
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. The following supertype of Theory is currently accepted in Scientonomy:
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):
|Community||Accepted From||Acceptance Indicators||Still Accepted||Accepted Until||Rejection Indicators|
|Scientonomy||1 January 2016||Supertypes of Theory became accepted by virtue of the acceptance of Theory. The term became accepted together with the rest of the original TSC.||Yes|
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|Theory Is a Subtype of Epistemic Element (Barseghyan-2015)||Theory is a subtype of Epistemic Element, i.e. epistemic element is a supertype of theory.||2015|
The following theories have been accepted as answers to this question:
|Community||Theory||Accepted From||Accepted Until|
|Scientonomy||Theory Is a Subtype of Epistemic Element (Barseghyan-2015)||1 January 2016|
According to our records, there have been no suggested modifications on this topic.
In Scientonomy, the following supertype of Theory is currently accepted:
Theory Is a Subtype of Epistemic Element (Barseghyan-2015) states: "Theory is a subtype of Epistemic Element, i.e. epistemic element is a supertype of theory."
According to this theory, theories are a subtype of epistemic element. Among other things, this assumes that epsitemic stances can be taken by epistemic agents towards theories.