Synchronism vs. Asynchronism of Demarcation and Acceptance

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Is it the case that acceptance of a theory necessarily implies that the theory also satisfied the demarcation criteria employed at the time of acceptance?

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In the scientonomic context, this question was first formulated by Patrick Fraser and Ameer Sarwar in 2018.


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Demarcation-Acceptance Synchronism (Fraser-Sarwar-2018)Every theory that becomes accepted satisfies the demarcation criteria employed at the time of acceptance.2018
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ModificationCommunityDate SuggestedSummaryVerdictVerdict RationaleDate Assessed
Sciento-2018-0020Scientonomy28 January 2018Accept the demarcation-acceptance synchronism theorem.OpenThe modification can only become accepted once modifications Sciento-2018-0014 and Sciento-2018-0019 all become accepted.

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This topic is a sub-topic of Mechanism of Theory Acceptance.