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Logician meaning

logician - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. A person skilled in logic.
  2. 2. One versed in logic.

logician - examples of usage

  1. Of Mr. Tazewell's speech on the trial Mr. Wirt always spoke in terms of enthusiastic admiration, which was not the less glowing as until that time he had looked upon Mr. Tazewell only as a severe logician, and incapable of the loftier flights of eloquence.
  2. Frege was the first logician sharply to distinguish between an asserted proposition, like " A is greater than B," and one which is merely considered, like " A's being greater than B," although an analogous distinction had been made in our common discourse on certain psychological grounds, for long previously.
  3. I endeavoured to get a more particular account of him from my companion, but he seemed unwilling even to talk about him, answering only in general terms, that he was " a cursed busy fellow, that had a confounded trick of talking, and was apt to bother one about the national debt, and such nonsense;" from which I suspected that Master Simon had been rendered wary of him by some accidental encounter on the field of argument; for these radicals are continually roving about in quest of wordy warfare, and never so happy as when they can tilt a gentleman logician out of his saddle. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
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