logicism

noun log·i·cism \ˈläjəˌsizəm\

Definition of logicism

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a philosophical system marked by special emphasis on logic

  2. 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

logicist

\-sə̇st\ noun, plural

-s

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Origin and Etymology of logicism

International Scientific Vocabulary logic + -ism


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