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assumption sentence examples

  • Although until the mid-1990s the assumption that sensory qualities are narrow had been tacit and undefended, opponents of wide representationalism have since defended the assumption with vigor.

  • In my view, it has to be something that overturns or negates an already drawn conclusion or a firmly entrenched and reasonable assumption (Orient Express overturns an unreasonable assumption on the part of the reader, which is why I wouldn’t call it a twist).

  • Observation: The Laplacian assumption that the universe can be described as a deterministic computer is, given the fundamental theorem of Adriaans and van Emde Boas (2011) and the assumption that quantum physics as a essentially stochastic description of the structure of our reality, incorrect.

  • Taking this line might be one way of resisting an epistemic assumption made in the “tempting” line of argument that McDowell considers, namely the assumption that matters external to how things are with you subjectively cannot intelligibly contribute, even in part, to your epistemic standing on some question.

assumption


  • noun communication

    - a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn

    Example: on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not play


  • noun cognition

    - a hypothesis that is taken for granted

    Example: any society is built upon certain assumptions


  • noun act

    - the act of taking possession of or power over something

    Example: his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba


  • noun attribute

    - audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to


  • noun act

    - the act of assuming or taking for granted

    Example: your assumption that I would agree was unwarranted

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On this page, there are 20 sentence examples for assumption. They are all from high-quality sources and constantly processed by lengusa's machine learning routines.

    Sentence frequency composition for this page:
  • 16 sentence examples for assumption from Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  • 2 sentence examples for assumption from The Guardian
  • 2 sentence examples for assumption from Encyclopedia Britannica
    There are 8 relevant lexical connections:
  • • Relevant word or phrase for assumption is premise
  • • Relevant word or phrase for assumption is premiss
  • • Relevant word or phrase for assumption is supposition
  • • Relevant word or phrase for assumption is supposal
  • • Relevant word or phrase for assumption is laying claim
  • • Relevant word or phrase for assumption is presumption
  • • Relevant word or phrase for assumption is presumptuousness
  • • Relevant word or phrase for assumption is effrontery

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