log·​i·​cism | \ ˈläjəˌsizəm \
plural -s

Definition of logicism

1 : a philosophical system marked by special emphasis on logic
2a : a philosophical thesis according to which logic is an autonomous discipline that is not reducible to psychology opposed to psychologism
b : a philosophical thesis according to which mathematics is reducible to logic — compare intuitionism

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logicist \ -​sə̇st \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for logicism

International Scientific Vocabulary logic + -ism

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“Logicism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logicism. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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