[ loj-uh-siz-uhm ]

nounLogic, 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

Words Nearby logicism

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How to use logicism in a sentence

  • Moreover, this doctrine of universal logicism teaches that when that which is perfect is come, imperfection shall be done away.

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British Dictionary definitions for logicism


/ (ˈlɒdʒɪˌsɪzəm) /

  1. the philosophical theory that all of mathematics can be deduced from logic: Compare intuitionism, formalism

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