Scientific Change

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What is scientific change? How should it be defined?

The field of scientonomy is understood as a scientific study of scientific change. Thus, defining the term scientific change is an important task.

In the scientonomic context, this question was first formulated by Hakob Barseghyan in 2015. The question is currently accepted as a legitimate topic for discussion by Scientonomy community. Scientific Change (Barseghyan-2015) is currently accepted by Scientonomy community as the best available definition of the term. Scientific Change (Barseghyan-2015) states "Any change in the scientific mosaic, i.e. a transition from one accepted theory to another or from one employed method to another."

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History

The original definition of the term was proposed by Barseghyan in 2015.1

Acceptance Record

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Scientonomy1 January 2016This is when the community accepted its first definition of the term, Scientific Change (Barseghyan-2015), which indicates that the question is itself considered legitimate.Yes

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Scientific Change (Barseghyan-2015)Any change in the scientific mosaic, i.e. a transition from one accepted theory to another or from one employed method to another.2015
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Accepted Theories

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ScientonomyScientific Change (Barseghyan-2015)1 January 2016

Suggested Modifications

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Current View

In Scientonomy community, the accepted definition of the term is Scientific Change (Barseghyan-2015). It is defined as: "Any change in the scientific mosaic, i.e. a transition from one accepted theory to another or from one employed method to another."

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Currently, scientific change denotes to any change in a scientific mosaic, be that a transition from one accepted theory to another or from one employed method to another.1p.6

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References

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

Contributors

Hakob Barseghyan (100.0%)