postulates
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  • postulates — pos·tu·late || pÉ‘stʃəleɪt / pÉ’stjÊŠ n. assumption, premise; requirement, prerequisite; basic principle, fundamental tenet; axiom, fact that requires no proof v. presume, suppose; assume, take for granted; claim, stipulate; demand, require …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Postulates of special relativity — See also: Special relativity Postulates of special relativity 1. First postulate (principle of relativity): The laws by which the states of physical systems undergo change are not affected, whether these changes of state be referred to the one or …   Wikipedia

  • postulates of auditing — Theoretical principles and assumptions that purport to define the basis of auditing. *Robert Khun Mautz and Hussein A. Sharaf elaborated eight tentative postulates of auditing in *The Philosophy of Auditing (1961, Chapter 3): 1. *Financial… …   Auditor's dictionary

  • Postulates, Koch's — In 1890 the German physician and bacteriologist Robert Koch set out his celebrated criteria for judging whether a given bacteria is the cause of a given disease. Koch s criteria brought some much needed scientific clarity to what was then a very… …   Medical dictionary

  • postulates, theological —  Постулаты теологические …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Koch's postulates — are four criteria designed to establish a causal relationship between a causative microbe and a disease. The postulates were formulated by Robert Koch and Friedrich Loeffler in 1884 and refined and published by Koch in 1890. Koch applied the… …   Wikipedia

  • Molecular Koch's postulates — are a set of experimental criteria that must be satisfied to show that a gene found in a pathogenic microorganism encodes a product that contributes to the disease caused by the pathogen. Genes that satisfy molecular Koch s postulates are often… …   Wikipedia

  • Koch's postulates — In 1890 the German physician and bacteriologist Robert Koch set out his celebrated criteria for judging whether a given bacteria is the cause of a given disease. Koch s criteria brought some much needed scientific clarity to what was then a very… …   Medical dictionary

  • koch's postulates — noun plural also koch s laws Usage: usually capitalized K : a statement of the steps required to establish a microorganism as the cause of a disease: (1) it must be found in all cases of the disease; (2) it must be isolated from the host and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Significance and Basic Postulates of Economic Theory — Terence W. Hutchison s Significance and Basic Postulates of Economic Theory (1938, reprinted 1965) was the author s first substantial methodological contribution. It was written as a critical reaction on Lionel Robbins Essay on the Nature and… …   Wikipedia

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