The Law of Theory Demarcation (Sarwar-Fraser-2018) is Not Tautological (Sarwar-Fraser-2018)

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This is an answer to the question Tautological Status of The Law of Theory Demarcation (Sarwar-Fraser-2018) that states "The law of theory demarcation as formulated by Sarwar and Fraser in 2018 is not tautological."

The Law of Theory Demarcation (Sarwar-Fraser-2018) is Not Tautological was formulated by Patrick Fraser and Ameer Sarwar in 2018.1

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ModificationCommunityDate SuggestedSummaryVerdictVerdict RationaleDate Assessed
Sciento-2018-0014Scientonomy28 December 2018Accept the law of theory demarcation as a new scientonomic axiom. Also accept questions concerning indicators of scientificity as legitimate topics of scientonomic inquiry.Open

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The Law of Theory Demarcation (Sarwar-Fraser-2018) is Not Tautological (Sarwar-Fraser-2018) is an attempt to answer the following question: Is the law of theory demarcation as formulated by Sarwar and Fraser in 2018 a tautology?

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The law of theory demarcation tries to provide a mechanism of how the scientific status of theories changes overtime. The assessment outcomes of the law (satisfied, unsatisfied, and inconclusive) are logically separated from their consequences. In particular, the assessment outcome of conclusively satisfying the demarcation criteria leads to a theory being scientific, the assessment outcome of conclusively not satisfying the criteria lead to the theory being unscientific, and the final inconclusive outcome can lead to the theory being scientific, unscientific, or uncertain.1

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  1. a b  Sarwar, Ameer and Fraser, Patrick. (2018) Scientificity and The Law of Theory Demarcation. Scientonomy 2, 55-66. Retrieved from https://www.scientojournal.com/index.php/scientonomy/article/view/31275.