What does logician mean?

Definitions for logician
loʊˈdʒɪʃ ənlo·gi·cian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. logician, logisticiannoun

    a person skilled at symbolic logic

Wiktionary

  1. logiciannoun

    A person who studies or teaches logic.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Logiciannoun

    A teacher or professor of logick; a man versed in logick.

    Etymology: logicion, French; logicus, Latin.

    If a man can play the true logician, and have as well judgment as invention, he may do great matters. Francis Bacon.

    If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. Addison.

    Each staunch polemick stubborn as a rock,
    Each fierce logician still expelling Locke,
    Came whip and spur. Dunciad, b. iv.

    A logician might put a case that would serve for an exception. Jonathan Swift.

    The Arabian physicians were subtile men, and most of them logicians; accordingly they have given method, and shed subtilty upon their author. Thomas Baker.

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  1. logician

    A logician is a philosopher or scholar who specializes in the field of logic, which involves the systematic study of valid reasoning, argumentation, and inference. They analyze and interpret the principles of valid reasoning and argument, often with the use of symbolic and mathematical methods. Logicians may work in various fields, including mathematics, philosophy, computer science, and linguistics.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Logiciannoun

    a person skilled in logic

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. logicien.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of logician in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of logician in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of logician in a Sentence

  1. George Santayana:

    The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise.

  2. Arthur Conan Doyle:

    From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other.

  3. G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy:

    The poet only asks to get his head into the heavens. It is the logician who seeks to get the heavens into his head. And it it his head that splits.

  4. Thomas Wolfe:

    Le Corbusier was the sort of relentlessly rational intellectual that only France loves wholeheartedly, the logician who flies higher and higher in ever-decreasing circles until, with one last, utterly inevitable induction, he disappears up his own fundamental aperture and emerges in the fourth dimension as a needle-thin umber bird.

  5. Gloria Steinem:

    Logic is in the eye of the logician.

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