Sentence Examples


  • How to use this piece of equipment tends to become self-evident once you get on it.
  • While it is self-evident that you have the freedom to take a tour of the wine country on your own, there are many reasons to take a guided tour.
  • But in his general view of ethical principles as being, like mathematical principles,' essentially truths of relation, Clarke is quite in accordance with Locke; while of the four fundamental rules that he expounds, Piety towards God, Equity, Benevolence and Sobriety (which includes self-preservation), the first is obtained, just as Locke suggests, by " comparing the idea " of man with the idea of an infinitely good and wise being on whom he depends; and the second and third are axioms self-evident on the consideration of the equality or similarity of human individuals as such.
  • It will be seen that neither Reid nor Stewart offers more than a very meagre and tentative contribution to that ethical science by which, as they maintain, the received rules of morality may be rationally deduced from self-evident first principles.
  • On the humanitarian and liberal ideas making for emancipation we need not dwell, as they are self-evident.