Inexplicable (Mirkin-Barseghyan-2018)

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A definition of Inexplicable that states "Non-propositional knowledge, i.e. knowledge that cannot, even in principle, be formulated as a set of propositions."

This definition of Inexplicable was formulated by Maxim Mirkin and Hakob Barseghyan in 2018.1

History

Acceptance Record

This theory has never been accepted.

Suggestions To Accept

Here are all the modifications where the acceptance of this theory has been suggested:
ModificationCommunityDate SuggestedSummaryVerdictVerdict RationaleDate Assessed
Sciento-2018-0011Scientonomy28 December 2018Accept the three-fold distinction between explicit, explicable-implicit, and inexplicable.Open

Question Answered

Inexplicable (Mirkin-Barseghyan-2018) is an attempt to answer the following question: What is inexplicable knowledge? How should it be defined?

See Inexplicable for more details.

Description

The category is agent-relative and encompasses that knowledge which cannot - even in principle - be explicated. The definition was first suggested by Hakob Barseghyan and Maxim Mirkin in their The Role of Technological Knowledge in Scientific Change2 and was restated by Mirkin in his The Status of Technological Knowledge in the Scientific Mosaic.

References

  1. ^  Mirkin, Maxim. (2018) The Status of Technological Knowledge in the Scientific Mosaic. Scientonomy 2, 39-53. Retrieved from https://scientojournal.com/index.php/scientonomy/article/view/29645.
  2. ^  Barseghyan, Hakob and Mirkin, Maxim. (2019) The Role of Technological Knowledge in Scientific Change. In Héder and Nádasi (Eds.) (2019), 5-17.

Contributors

Hakob Barseghyan (100.0%)