This mechanical axiom of the normality of fluid pressure is the foundation of the mathematical theory of hydrostatics.
You cannot keep using that unproven axiom as the basis for your paper.
But in his successors, from Fichte to Hegel, this axiom of the plain man is set aside as antiquated.
From the great principle of service as the equivalent of service is derived his axiom that property is the right of aubaine.
Many people believe the axiom that "people cannot change", and thus have little faith in humanity.
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.
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.
To this fundamental axiom of his policy he remained faithful throughout all vicissitudes.
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.
It had been, however, an axiom with botanists that the green plants were unable to use the nitrogen of the air.