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logicism

[loj-uh-siz-uh m]
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noun Logic, Mathematics.
  1. the doctrine, developed chiefly by Gottlob Frege and Bertrand Russell, that mathematics can be reduced to logic.

Origin of logicism

First recorded in 1935–40; logic + -ism
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logicism

noun
  1. the philosophical theory that all of mathematics can be deduced from logicCompare intuitionism, formalism
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