Modification:Sciento-2017-0014

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Provided that the definition of community is accepted, accept new definitions of epistemic community and non-epistemic community as sub-types of community.

The modification was suggested to Scientonomy community by Nicholas Overgaard on 19 May 2017.1 This modification presupposes the acceptance of Sciento-2017-0012. The modification is currently being evaluated; a verdict is pending.

Preamble

TODO: Nick add the preamble

Modification

Accept the following taxonomy for two subtypes of community:

Community Epsitemic Community Non-Epsitemic Community (Overgaard-2017).png

To Accept

Epistemic Community (Overgaard-2017).png

Non-Epistemic Community (Overgaard-2017).png

Questions Answered

This modification attempts to answer the following question(s):

  • Epistemic Community: What is epistemic community? How should it be defined? I.e. how is it different from non-epistemic community?
  • Non-Epistemic Community: What is non-epistemic community? How should it be defined? I.e. how can it be differentiated from epistemic community?

Verdict

The modification is currently being evaluated; a verdict is pending.

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References

  1. ^  Overgaard, Nicholas. (2017) A Taxonomy for the Social Agents of Scientific Change. Scientonomy 1, 55-62. Retrieved from http://www.scientojournal.com/index.php/scientonomy/article/view/28234.