Non-Epistemic Community (Overgaard-2017)

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A definition of Non-Epistemic Community that states "A community that does not have a collective intentionality to know the world."

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This definition of Non-Epistemic Community was formulated by Nicholas Overgaard in 2017.1


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-2017-0014Scientonomy19 May 2017Provided that the definition of community is accepted, accept new definitions of epistemic community and non-epistemic community as sub-types of community.Open

Question Answered

Non-Epistemic Community (Overgaard-2017) is an attempt to answer the following question: What is non-epistemic community? How should it be defined? I.e. how can it be differentiated from epistemic community?

See Non-Epistemic Community for more details.


TODO: Nick add description


  1. ^  Overgaard, Nicholas. (2017) A Taxonomy for the Social Agents of Scientific Change. Scientonomy 1, 55-62. Retrieved from