Question Pursuit

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What is question pursuit? How should it be defined?

In the scientonomic context, this question was first formulated by Hakob Barseghyan in 2022. The question is currently accepted as a legitimate topic for discussion by Scientonomy community. At the moment, the term has no accepted definition in Scientonomy.

Scientonomic History

Acceptance Record

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CommunityAccepted FromAcceptance IndicatorsStill AcceptedAccepted UntilRejection Indicators
Scientonomy13 August 2022This is when Question Pursuit as an Epistemic Stance was published.Yes

All Theories

The following definitions of the term have been suggested:
TheoryFormulationFormulated In
Question Pursuit (Barseghyan-2022)An epistemic agent S considers a question Q pursuitworthy, if and only if S accepts that it is worth finding a theory T that answers Q.2022
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Accepted Theories

According to our records, no definition of the term has ever been accepted.

Suggested Modifications

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Current Definition



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