postulatum


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postulatum

(ˌpɒstjʊˈleɪtəm)
n, pl -ta (-tə)
obsolete a postulate
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are, in reality, quite unimportant" (129)--but they are also taken to Merton Ariston, "a postulatum [which] makes it possible for all sizes to become relative" so that any being can converse in it with any other being, even if their "actual" sizes or locations are more disproportionate than that of a bacteria to a galaxy (128).
As James Hennesey notes, the sweeping statements of the Postulatum in effect granted the pope unlimited power.
This is his postulatum, his great principle to which every thing is to be accommodated, his lever with which the world is to be moved.