Tautological Status of The First Law (Barseghyan-2015)

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Is the first law suggested by Barseghyan in 2015 a tautology?

As any law, the first law suggested by Barseghyan in 2015 attempts to forbid certain courses of action, for otherwise it would lack any empirical content and would be a tautology. So the question is whether the law is tautological or non-tautological, i.e. whether there is any conceivable course of events under which the first law can in principle be violated.

In the scientonomic context, this question was first formulated by Nicholas Overgaard, Hakob Barseghyan, Gregory Rupik and Paul Patton in 2016. The question is currently accepted as a legitimate topic for discussion by Scientonomy community. At the moment, the question has no accepted answer in Scientonomy.

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