Citations:apodictism

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English citations of apodictisms, apodictism, and apodeictism

  • 1954, H.J. Lam, “Antarctica: The Cradle of Angiosperms?” (review) in Vegetatio IV, № 6, page 431
    That phytogeography of today is a “confused hodgepodge of theory and half-baked notions” (p. 548), is yet another example of Croizat’s apodictisms.
  • 1976, Zygmunt Bauman, Socialism: The Active Utopia, George Allen & Unwin Ltd., ISBN 0043000592 (hardback), ISBN 0043000605 (paperback), chapter 4: “The Structure of the Socialist Utopia”, page 50:
    It is my conviction that the evident stiffness and apodictism of the definitions cited was already predetermined by the initial decision as to the universe in which the discourse of socialism is to be placed.
  • 1979, Le Théâtre en Pologne: The Theatre in Poland XXI:vii–xii, page 22:
    His sincerity, bordering on naïvete, may explain his inability to approach people, his outright biological inability to seek truth by devious paths which, however, may be effective, and even a certain apodictism.
  • 1989, Richard Stanley Haugh (translator), Georges Florovsky (author), Ecumenism I: A Doctrinal Approach, Büchervertriebsanstalt, ISBN 3905238179 (10), ISBN 9783905238174 (13), page 74:
    Dogmatic apodictism is essentially characteristic of faith, “for the Son of God, Jesus Christ, was not ‘yes’ and ‘no,’ but in him was ‘yes,’” as the Apostle Paul has said.
  • 1999, The Macedonian Times LI–LXII, page 136/1:
    In one word, when it comes to writers like Prlichev, there can and should be room in both the Greek and Bulgarian, and Macedonian literary history. Naturally, not in the same way and not with the equal apodictism in determining their national attribution.
  • 2002, Calvin O. Schrag (author), Martin Joseph Matuštík and William Leon McBride (editors), Calvin O. Schrag and the Task of Philosophy after Postmodernity, Northwestern University Press, page 71:
    In spite of the apodeictism of these statements, Foucault never articulates a fully coherent position on sexual repression.