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 noun Plural form of
theorem .
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Certainly, there are plenty of moral arguments – like certain theorems in logic or math – that an untutored person will find counterintuitive.

The use of computers to prove mathematical theorems is forcing mathematicians to reexamine the foundations of their discipline.
Proof Mmv 2005

These are provable from the rules, and can rightly be called the theorems of chess.
Lee Smolin Argues Against the Timeless Multiverse William Harryman 2009

And now I add this other degree of the same excellence, that he can by words reduce the consequences he finds to general rules, called theorems, or aphorisms; that is, he can reason, or reckon, not only in number, but in all other things whereof one may be added unto or subtracted from another.
Leviathan 2007

They are about "doing" graphic design, delivered not so much as theory, I suppose, as theorems, which is why the moment someone does something that contradicts them the whole house of cards tumbles and it becomes open season on "rules".
Design theory and its critics Jonathan 2004

They are about "doing" graphic design, delivered not so much as theory, I suppose, as theorems, which is why the moment someone does something that contradicts them the whole house of cards tumbles and it becomes open season on "rules".
Archive 20040701 Jonathan 2004

The idea underlying the design of Frege and Russell's logical deduction systems is that the theorems should be the formulas that correspond (intuitively) to the logical truths or logical validities.
Propositional Consequence Relations and Algebraic Logic Jansana, Ramon 2006

Neoclassical economists often referred to theorems about rational utility maximizers as akin to theorems about a frictionless slope albeit, as a rule, they do not discuss the corrections the friction factor requires.
THE MORAL DIMENSION Amitai Etzioni 1988

Neoclassical economists often referred to theorems about rational utility maximizers as akin to theorems about a frictionless slope albeit, as a rule, they do not discuss the corrections the friction factor requires.
THE MORAL DIMENSION Amitai Etzioni 1988

And now I add this other degree of the same excellence, that he can by words reduce the consequences he finds to general rules, called theorems, or aphorisms; that is, he can reason, or reckon, not only in number, but in all other things whereof one may be added unto or subtracted from another.
Leviathan, or, The matter, forme, & power of a commonwealth ecclesiasticall and civill 1651
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