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logicism

(ˈlɒdʒɪˌsɪzəm)
n
(Philosophy) the philosophical theory that all of mathematics can be deduced from logic. Compare intuitionism, formalism
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logicism

a philosophical system that places strong emphasis on logic.
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Noun1.logicism - (philosophy) the philosophical theory that all of mathematics can be derived from formal logic
philosophy - the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory - a doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy
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Essays in Part 2 focus on philosophical issues of interest to Russell, such as metaphysics and epistemology, mathematics, philosophy of language, moral philosophy, logicism, and neutral monism.
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We started with the movement of logicism, with Frege, Russell and the early Wittgenstein, and moved on to Popper, Kuhn, Feyerabend, etc.
the mathematicism and logicism of Jewish neo-Kantianism".
The fourth is still in the Foucault arena but constitutes liberal political economy in terms of its philosophical assumptions and its deep connection with analytical philosophy, sharing the kind of logicism that inspired Frege, Russell and the early Wittgenstein upon whom I cut my philosophical teeth.