AXIOM

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in logic and philosophy, a universally accepted proposition that is not testable in that it is neither subject to proof nor disproof. An axiom is sometimes used as the starting point in a chain of deductive reasoning. Also known as postulate. |from Greek axioina, worthy thing]

AXIOM: "An axiom can neither be proved nor disproved in an argument."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "AXIOM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/axiom/ (accessed June 25, 2022).

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