logic


logic
logic (n.) mid-14c., "branch of philosophy that treats of forms of thinking," from O.Fr. logique (13c.), from L. (ars) logica, from Gk. logike (techne) "reasoning (art)," from fem. of logikos "pertaining to speaking or reasoning," from logos "reason, idea, word" (see LOGOS (Cf. logos)). Meaning "logical argumentation" is from c.1600.

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