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  • adj. Asserting that a thing is.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Asserting that a thing is; -- opposed to problematical and apodeictical.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Asserting a fact as true, but not holding it to be necessary. See assertory, the common form.


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  • In the first case it is a problematical, in the second an assertorial practical principle.


  • The hypothetical imperative which expresses the practical necessity of an action as means to the advancement of happiness is assertorial.


  • We have here only to do with the distinction of imperatives into problematical, assertorial, and apodeictic.

    The Critique of Practical Reason

  • Paul gets at veridiction with his talk of "the word of faith" being in your mouth and heart - later Christianity bastardizes this by turning faith into an assertorial rather than veridictive reality.

    An und für sich

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