What is another word for axioms?

Pronunciation: [ˈaksɪəmz] (IPA)

Axioms are fundamental truths or principles that are accepted as self-evident or universally applicable. Synonyms for axioms include postulates, propositions, principles, tenets, maxims, fundamental laws, and basic assumptions. Each of these words refers to a statement or set of statements that are considered to be true without requiring further proof. These synonyms are often used interchangeably and are particularly useful in the fields of mathematics, logic, and philosophy. Whether referred to as axioms, postulates, or basic assumptions, these foundational ideas form the starting point for many complex ideas and arguments.

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Usage examples for Axioms

General Lingard, in spite of the qualities which made him a successful leader of fighting men, had not troubled himself, indeed he had not had the time, to probe or question certain accepted axioms.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
It is for this reason that moral axioms lack the elements of poetry, because they do not admit of exposition with appreciable ecstasy.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell
Logical minds too often willingly lay down or accept assumptions, or uncertain facts, as axioms, and are satisfied if the deductions from these are logically accurate and perfect.
"The History of the Medical Department of Transylvania University"
Robert Peter

Famous quotes with Axioms

  • I tell you the solemn truth, that the doctrine of the Trinity is not so difficult to accept for a working proposition as any one of the axioms of physics.
    Henry Adams
  • Finally there are simple ideas of which no definition can be given; there are also axioms or postulates, or in a word primary principles, which cannot be proved and have no need of proof.
    Gottfried Leibniz
  • Blaise Pascal used to mark with charcoal the walls of his playroom, seeking a means of making a circle perfectly round and a triangle whose sides and angle were all equal. He discovered these things for himself and then began to seek the relationship which existed between them. He did not know any mathematical terms and so he made up his own. Using these names he made axioms and finally developed perfect demonstrations, until he had come to the thirty-second proposition of Euclid.
    C. M. Cox
  • The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.
    Albert Einstein
  • Ethical axioms are found and tested not very differently from the axioms of science. Truth is what stands the test of experience.
    Albert Einstein

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