Mechanism of Question Rejection

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What is the mechanism of question rejection? How do questions become rejected by epistemic agents?

Question rejection is an integral part of question dynamics. As some questions become accepted, others become rejected by epistemic agents. Thus, it is important to unearth the underlying dynamics of question rejection.

In the scientonomic context, this question was first formulated by Hakob Barseghyan and Nichole Levesley in 2021. The question is currently accepted as a legitimate topic for discussion by Scientonomy community.

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Scientonomy1 August 2021This is when Barseghyan and Levesley's Question Dynamics that offered an answer to the question was published. This is a good indication that the question itself is considered legitimate by the community.Yes

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Question Rejection theorem (Barseghyan-Levesley-2021)A question becomes rejected when other elements that are incompatible with the question become accepted.2021

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Modification Community Date Suggested Summary Verdict Verdict Rationale Date Assessed
Sciento-2021-0002 Scientonomy 1 August 2021 Accept the law of question acceptance as a new scientonomic axiom, the question rejection theorem, and a number of questions for future research. Open

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Related Topics

This question is a subquestion of Mechanism of Scientific Change.