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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 183 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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APODICTIC (Gr. aroSeucTLK6r, capable of demonstration), a logical term, applied to judgments which are necessarily true, as of mathematical conclusions. The term in Aristotelian logic is opposed to dialectic, as scientific proof to probable reasoning. Kant contrasts apodictical with problematic and assertorical judgments.
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