verb (used with object)
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Animal rights philosophers are positing a problem that might have no practical solution.
Logic has to do with the processes of thought; with the positing of premises and the drawing of the conclusion.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
It is merely the positing of a thing, or of certain determinations in it.The Critique of Pure Reason|Immanuel Kant
I seem to be positing the principle of inequality: the reverse of this is the truth.What is Property?|P. J. Proudhon
This negativing of limits by the imagination is the positing of omniscience as a divine power and reality.The Essence of Christianity|Ludwig Feuerbach
The pure ego is inferred from the fact that the non-ego is realized only in the act of the ego in positing it.