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### Definition of Axioms

**1.** axiom [n] - See also: axiom

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### Literary usage of Axioms

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**1.** *The Foundations of Geometry* by David Hilbert (1902)

"**axioms** 3-7 of group I are the only space **axioms**. In order to show clearly the
significance of these **axioms** of space, let us assume a plane geometry and ..."**2.** *The Teaching of Mathematics in the Elementary and the Secondary School* by Jacob William Albert Young (1906)

"For a system of **axioms** which is irreducible, it is requisite that the set be ...
The example of a system of **axioms** given above makes it clear that it is not ..."**3.** *An Essay Concerning Human Understanding* by John Locke (1813)

"THERE are a sort of propositions, which under the name of maxims and **axioms** have
passed for principles of science ; and because they are self-evident, ..."**4.** *A Scrap-book of Elementary Mathematics: Notes, Recreations, Essays* by William Frank White (1908)

"For although no mistake has been made in the algebraic operation, the citation
of **axioms** as authority for these steps opens the way for a pupil to divide ..."**5.** *Thought and Things: A Study of the Development and Meaning of Thought, Or* by James Mark Baldwin (1906)

"Thought and Things : Genetic Logic (i) " **axioms** " and (2) " postulates " is that
between (i) the Relation matter on the one hand, together with the science ..."**6.** *Elements of Logic: Together with an Introductory View of Philosophy in* by Henry Philip Tappan (1856)

"I. **axioms**, in themselves, primary universal and necessary intuitive truths, ...
**axioms** are related also as logical antecedents to our cognitions. ..."