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logicism

[loj-uh-siz-uh m] /ˈlɒdʒ əˌsɪz əm/
noun, Logic, Mathematics
1.
the doctrine, developed chiefly by Gottlob Frege and Bertrand Russell, that mathematics can be reduced to logic.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; logic + -ism
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  • One can call that logic, but it is really a kind of logicism that obscures the truth.
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logicism

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