Nature of self-evident statements?

In epistemology (theory of knowledge), a self-evident proposition is a proposition that is known to be true by understanding its meaning without proof, and/or by ordinary human reason. Some epistemologists deny that any proposition can be self-evident.

What is the synonym of self-evident?


  • inescapable.
  • undeniable.
  • understandable.
  • unquestionable.
  • apparent.
  • axiomatic.
  • clear.
  • comprehensible.

What is another word for a self-evident truth?

What is another word for self-evident truth?

home truth truism
unadorned truth universal truth
unvarnished truth truth
postulate axiom
general truth

What is self evidently?

: evident without proof or reasoning.