Origin of apodictic
Examples from the Web for apodeictic
Only an apodeictic proof, based upon intuition, can be termed a demonstration.
I divide all apodeictic propositions, whether demonstrable or immediately certain, into dogmata and mathemata.
All these indications in the Bible show that the doctrine of creation is capable of apodeictic proof.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik
In the former case, the dogmatist must take care that his arguments possess the apodeictic certainty of a demonstration.
These principles cannot be derived from experience, for it would give neither strict universality, nor apodeictic certainty.
- necessarily true
- asserting that a property holds necessarily
Word Origin for apodeictic
"clearly demonstrated," 1650s, from Latin apodicticus, from Greek apodeiktikos, from apodeiktos, verbal adjective of apodeiknynai "to show off, demonstrate," literally "to point away from" (other objects, at one), from apo "off, away" (see apo-) + deiknynai "to show" (see diction).