Reason

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What is reason? How 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 term was first used by Kye Palider in 2019. The term is currently accepted by Scientonomy community.

Scientonomic History

Acceptance Record

Here is the complete acceptance record of this term (it includes all the instances when the term was accepted as a part of a community's taxonomy):
CommunityAccepted FromAcceptance IndicatorsStill AcceptedAccepted UntilRejection Indicators
Scientonomy23 December 2019This is when Palider's paper presenting the first scientonomic definition of the term was published.Yes

All Theories

The following definitions of the term have been suggested:
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
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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:
Modification Community Date Suggested Summary Date Assessed Verdict Verdict Rationale
Sciento-2019-0010 Scientonomy 23 December 2019 Accept the new definitions of sufficient reason, reason, support, and normative inference. Open

Current Definition

The term currently has no accepted definition.

Ontology

Existence

In Scientonomy, there are currently no accepted claims concerning the existence of Reason.

Subtypes

In Scientonomy, there are currently no accepted subtypes of Reason.

Supertypes

In Scientonomy, there are currently no accepted supertypes of Reason.

Associations

In Scientonomy, there are currently no accepted associations of Reason.

Disjointness

In Scientonomy, no classes are currently accepted as disjoint with Reason.

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Dynamics

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