asseveration


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asseveration

noun acknowledgment, adjuration, affirmance, affirmation, assertion, attestation, averment, avouchment, avowal, certification, confirmation, emphatic assertion, legal pledge, oath, positive declaaation, positive statement, profession, pronouncement, solemn averment, solemn avowal, solemn declaration, sworn statement, vow
See also: acknowledgment, affirmance, affirmation, assertion, attestation, averment, avouchment, avowal, certainty, claim, comment, expression, jurat, oath, promise, pronouncement, representation, statement, surety, testimony, vow

ASSEVERATION. The proof which a man gives of the truth of what be says, by appealing to his conscience as a witness. It differs from an oath in this, that by the latter he appeals to God as a witness of the truth of what he says, and invokes him as the avenger of falsehood and perfidy, to punish him if he speak not the truth. Vide Affirmation; Oath; and Merl. Quest. de Droit, mot Serment.

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It is the "zero level" of ideology mentioned in the quote opening this article, the conditions allowing or forbidding alternatives, that our artist intends to address, borrowing Zizek's asseveration that ideology "is always, by definition, ideology of ideology" (1994: 19).
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What I induce my neighbor to regard as true is the truth as between us, if he has been misled by my asseveration," became a settled rule of property at a very early period, in courts of equity.