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Synonyms for assert

assert yourself

Synonyms

  • be forceful
  • put your foot down
  • put yourself forward
  • make your presence felt
  • exert your influence

Synonyms for assert

to put into words positively and with conviction

to defend, maintain, or insist on the recognition of (one's rights, for example)

Synonyms for assert

to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true

insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized

assert to be true

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To make the conditionals trivially assertible we would: (1) substitute "it is true that p" for "p", and (2) equate truth with something to do with acceptance.
Patterson might claim that he has an appraisal/commendation, deflationist account of legal truth that commends legal propositions as true when they are warrantedly assertible but does not have a warranted-assertibility theory of legal truth simpliciter.
95--"If" and "then," wrapped around enough content to form at least two propositions that seem to be conditionally assertible together as antecedent and consequent, are, of course, the key denizens of this very deep work.
Given her account of content, the only sense the anti-realist can make of this is that if a sentence is true it is, in some sense, assertible.
Thus we may have reason to say that a complex sentence - a disjunction - was assertible without thereby having reason to assert the past tense of the sentence.
It is then suggested that the argument trades on an ambiguity in "justified" and "warrantedly assertible.
However, a formal point about assertibility rescues it: Jackson contends, for good reasons, that his theory about what makes a straight conditional assertible applies to such conditionals only when they are not embedded in larger compounds.
To understand a statement is to know under what, circumstances that statement is warrantedly assertible.
Firstly, it is natural to want an explanation of the unusability of the paradoxical sentences, and an explanation of the fact that "p" is assertible iff "I believe that p" is assertible; and it is natural to think that the explanation which Schulte offers is inadequate.