This mechanical **axiom** of the normality of fluid pressure is the foundation of the mathematical theory of hydrostatics.

But in his successors, from Fichte to Hegel, this **axiom** of the plain man is set aside as antiquated.

You cannot keep using that unproven **axiom** as the basis for your paper.

From the great principle of service as the equivalent of service is derived his **axiom** that property is the right of aubaine.

To this fundamental **axiom** of his policy he remained faithful throughout all vicissitudes.

An **axiom** based upon this view has been formulated, and although paradoxical it may well be quoted here.

For the one adequate explanation is found in the logical **axiom** of analytical thinking; for the other no such explanation is to be had.

It became an **axiom** that the law of the king's court stood above all other law and was the same for all.

They tell us that Yahweh will call His people and that they will answer; but this is only putting in another form the **axiom** that the gifts and calling of God are without repentance.

The moral of his teaching – that all living art requires truth, nature, purity, earnestness – has now become the **axiom** of all aesthetic work or judgment.

Those who deny the possibility of all non-empirical knowledge naturally hold that every **axiom** is ultimately based on observation.

It is an **axiom** in prison science that enforced labour cannot easily be made productive.

Thus the intuition of the casual **axiom** is used to prove the existence of that which alone gives validity to intuitions.

It may be taken as an **axiom** that the variation of minimum discharges from their mean values increases as the separate areas diminish.

Many people believe the **axiom** that "people cannot change", and thus have little faith in humanity.

It had been, however, an **axiom** with botanists that the green plants were unable to use the nitrogen of the air.