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Synonyms for postulation

something taken to be true without proof

Synonyms for postulation

(logic) a declaration of something self-evident


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a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority

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What he attacks in idealist materialism is the invention of a straightjacket for matter, the postulation of what it ought to be.
The Dermot Weld-trained Postulation may have had a little bit to find on ratings, but showed he could well be a horse to follow in similar contests over the summer months.
The son of Rip Van Winkle won on his seasonal reappearance at Limerick but returns to six furlongs after filling the runner-up spot behind Postulation at Dundalk.
On his three-year-old debut, Success Days relished the testing underfoot conditions when beating subsequent Dundalk winner Postulation in Cork.
Finally, the paper concludes that temporal asymmetry cannot be accounted for (or explained) other than through the postulation of an ontological asymmetry.
45 Killarney Irish Stallion Farms EBF Race 1m1/2f 3yo ATR Card page 74 POSTULATION, representing the Dermot Weld-Pat Smullen alliance, returns to the scene of his maiden win in August to take on three rivals in this conditions event.
Sure to improve, he has definite prospects, but might struggle against David Wachman's classy filly Queen Nefertiti and the Dermot Weld-trained Postulation, runner-up to subsequent Derby trial winner Success Days in Cork and expected to benefit from tonight's faster surface and a first-time visor.
On this conception, Reid's recourse to "common sense" is of a piece with the postulation, by any scientist, of a natural endowment for members of the same ostensible kind.
Smullen was at his strongest aboard the Dermot Weld-trained Postulation in the three-yearold conditions race, getting the Khalid Abdullah-owned gelding home by half a length and a nose from The Happy Prince and Queen Nefertiti.
Preference is for the Weld-trained Postulation, no match for Jamaica in a Galway maiden, before scoring at Killarney in August.
Epicurus develops an empiricism counterbalanced by its postulation of theoretical entities and its use of the Principle of Sufficient Reason with respect to the infinity of the void and the number and shapes of atoms.
The Dermot Weld-trained Postulation finished second to Success Days in a 1m1/2f contest on heavy ground at Cork at the beginning of this month before the winner went on to land the Ballysax at Leopardstown.
This Desert Style colt has run three times, finishing sixth to subsequent Group 1 winner Vert De Grece on his debut at Leopardstown in August, two weeks before filling third spot behind Postulation in a Killarney maiden.
And while the listed Ardilaun Hotel Oyster Stakes is tonight's feature, the opener provides the nap in the shape of Archangel Raphael, a Montjeu colt which shaped like a certain future winner on his debut at Killarney, when beaten a neck by odds-on favourite Postulation.
The daughter of Empire Maker was accounting for more experienced rivals and completed a double for her rider, trainer Dermot Weld and owner-breeder Khalid Abdullah following the success of another odds-on shot, Postulation, in the 1m1/2f two-year-old maiden.