Theory Use (Barseghyan-2015)

From Encyclopedia of Scientonomy
Jump to: navigation, search

A definition of Theory Use that states "A theory is said to be used if it is taken as an adequate tool for practical application."

Use p 31.jpg

This definition of Theory Use was formulated by Hakob Barseghyan in 2015.1 It is currently accepted by Scientonomy community as the best available definition of the term.

History

Acceptance Record

Here is the complete acceptance record of Theory Use (Barseghyan-2015):
CommunityAccepted FromAcceptance IndicatorsStill AcceptedAccepted UntilRejection Indicators
Scientonomy1 January 2016The definition became de facto accepted by the community at that time together with the whole theory of scientific change.Yes

Question Answered

Theory Use (Barseghyan-2015) is an attempt to answer the following question: What does it mean to say that a theory is used? How should theory use be defined?

See Theory Use for more details.

Description

TODO: Description here

References

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

Contributors

Jacob MacKinnon (24.1%), Hakob Barseghyan (27.2%), Jacqueline Sereda (48.7%)