Below, phrases like One cannot say that S is true, and so forth, will be used to express this fact about an ideal assertor
, given information I.
to put forward the claim of freeborn status; cf.
If he complains to the waiter, Bob knows he's an assertor
(a lot of drive, and may prove to be too pushy.)
The inscription in the Sala dei Gigli supports this association: 'BRVTVS EGO ASSERTOR
PATRIAE REGVMQ(V)E FVGATOR'--'I am Brutus, the liberator of my country and the bane of kings.' (47) The allusion to the statues on the Capitol, the geographical and political centre of ancient republican Rome, would have been a welcome one among Florentine citizens of the fifteenth century, who deemed their town the worthy successor of ancient Rome.
As one reviewer noted, Adams's career exposed before any other the "peculiar trial of a female presenting herself as the maker of bargains and the assertor
[sic] of literary claims" ("Literary Notices" 239).
(30) It is not just the terms auctor and auctoritas that are finding a vernacular meaning, but others such as compilator, collector, editor, scriptor, commentator, actor, assertor
Jerome writes: "Epicurus, the champion of pleasure (voluptatis assertor
), says that it is uncommon for a wise man to marry because marriage is fraught with many misfortunes." (52) The scholium on Epicurus voluptatis assertor
begins with a hint of "the rehabilitation of Epicurus" that Erasmus observed in process in his own day.
of the privilege must have a reasonable expectation of confidentiality, either that the information disclosed is intrinsically confidential, or by showing that: he had a subjective intent of confidentiality." (quoting United States v.