Apodeictic



incontestable because of having been demonstrated or proved to be demonstrable.
Logic. (of a proposition) necessarily true or logically certain.
Historical Examples

In the former case, the dogmatist must take care that his arguments possess the apodeictic certainty of a demonstration.
The Critique of Pure Reason Immanuel Kant

I shall term this the demonstrative or apodeictic employment of reason.
The Critique of Pure Reason Immanuel Kant

I divide all apodeictic propositions, whether demonstrable or immediately certain, into dogmata and mathemata.
The Critique of Pure Reason Immanuel Kant

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

These principles cannot be derived from experience, for it would give neither strict universality, nor apodeictic certainty.
The Critique of Pure Reason Immanuel Kant

Only an apodeictic proof, based upon intuition, can be termed a demonstration.
The Critique of Pure Reason Immanuel Kant

adjective
unquestionably true by virtue of demonstration
(logic, archaic)

necessarily true
asserting that a property holds necessarily

adj.

“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).

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