Some Principles of Rational Mutual Inquiry
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In mutual inquiry two or more people seek rational agreement on an answer to an open question. Rules for a dialogue system for mutual inquiry should conform to at least the following 18 principles: externalization, dialectification, mutuality, turn-taking, orderliness, staging, logical pluralism, rule-consistency, semantic openness, realism, retractability, role reversal, experiential appeal, openness, tentativeness, tracking, termination rules, allocation of burden of proof.