Support

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What is support? How should it be defined?

In the scientonomic context, this question was first formulated by Kye Palider in 2019.

Scientonomic History

Acceptance Record

Our records state that this term has never been accepted by any community.

All Theories

The following definitions of the term have been suggested:
TheoryFormulationFormulated In
Support (Palider-2019)An agent takes theory A to be supporting theory B iff the agent accepts A and accepts that AB.2019
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Accepted Theories

According to our records, no definition of the term has ever been accepted.

Suggested Modifications

Here is a list of modifications concerning this term:
ModificationCommunityDate SuggestedSummaryVerdictVerdict RationaleDate Assessed
Sciento-2019-0010Scientonomy23 December 2019Accept the new definitions of sufficient reason, reason, support, and normative inference.Open

Current Definition

There is currently no accepted definition of the term.

Ontology

Existence

There is currently no accepted view concerning the existence of supports.

Disjointness

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

Subtypes

No classes are currently accepted as subtypes of a support.

Supertypes

No classes are currently accepted as supertypes of a support.

Associations

No associations of a support are currently accepted.


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Dynamics

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