axiom

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a broad and basic rule or truth

Synonyms for axiom

a saying that is widely accepted on its own merits

(logic) a proposition that is not susceptible of proof or disproof

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to be superseded by action dictated by and according to the arbitrary likes, dislikes and irrelevant purposes of public officers acting beyond their duty, [which] would signalize the beginning of disintegration of the rule of law as a fundamental postulate of our constitutional structure.
In order to understand this we now analyse the fundamental postulates of Indian ethical thought and examine their relevance in Ayurveda.
mathematics the fundamental postulates, actually assumptions, and rules
4) I also wanted to explore the nature of logic, both the logic used in the presentation of legal arguments and the dangers that result from not questioning the fundamental postulates of one's own reasoning.
In contrast with a postulate, a theory can change with the accumulation of more and better evidence, because theories tend to be more contextually specific and to be derived from implicitly limited evidence that is interpreted according to the more general and fundamental postulates.
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