Apodictical

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Apodictical Self-evident; intuitively true; evident beyond contradiction.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • apodictical Same as apodictic, apodeictic.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. apodicticus, Gr. , fr. to point out, to show by argument; from + to show

Usage

In literature:

Apodictic / \ Necessity and Contingency.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
Kant contrasts apodictical with problematic and assertorical judgments.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
The fixed, impregnable, socalled apodictical facts are nothing but tautologies, if seen at close range.
"The Positive Outcome of Philosophy" by Joseph Dietzgen
But it is not demonstration (apodictic).
"A History of Philosophy in Epitome" by Albert Schwegler
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In poetry:

Strange is it not that, oft her Dolour cloaking
In hurried Puffs with Nonchalance provoking,
No woman reads that apodictic Ode
"How to be Happy Even Though You're Smoking?"
"The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám Jr." by Wallace Irwin