From Encyclopedia of Scientonomy
Jump to navigation Jump to search

What is reason? Hos should it be defined?

The notion of reason plays an important role in the analysis of historical episodes. A proper scientonomic definition of reason is therefore needed.

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


Acceptance Record

Our records state that this question has never been accepted as a legitimate topic for discussion by any community.

All Theories

The following theories have attempted to answer this question:
TheoryFormulationFormulated In
Reason (Palider-2019)An agent takes theory A to be a reason for theory B iff the agent accepts that AB, employs ε, and accepts (ε, A, AB) →ε (Should accept B).2019
If a definition of this term is missing, please click here to add it.

Accepted Theories

According to our records, no theory on this topic has ever been accepted.

Suggested Modifications

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

Current View

There is currently no accepted answer to this question.

Related Topics