Response to the Argument from Bad Track Record (Barseghyan-2015)

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This is an answer to the question Possibility of Scientonomy - Argument from Bad Track Record that states "The failures of past theories of scientific change do not imply the inevitability of future failure or that the enterprise in inherently unsound."

Response to the Argument from Bad Track Record was formulated by Hakob Barseghyan in 2015.1 It is currently accepted by Scientonomy community as the best available answer to the question.

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Scientonomy1 January 2016The theorem became de facto accepted by the community at that time together with the whole theory of scientific change.Yes

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Response to the Argument from Bad Track Record (Barseghyan-2015) is an attempt to answer the following question: How is scientonomy possible given the bad track record of previous attempts to create a general theory of scientific change?

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References

  1. ^  Barseghyan, Hakob. (2015) The Laws of Scientific Change. Springer.