syllogist
noun Date: 1799 one who applies or is skilled in syllogistic reasoning

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  • syllogist — /sil euh jist/, n. a person who engages in syllogistic argument. [1790 1800; SYLLOG(ISM) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • syllogist — syl·lo·gist …   English syllables

  • syllogist — noun logician skilled in syllogistic reasoning • Syn: ↑syllogizer, ↑syllogiser • Derivationally related forms: ↑syllogise (for: ↑syllogiser), ↑syllogize (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • syllogiser — noun logician skilled in syllogistic reasoning • Syn: ↑syllogist, ↑syllogizer • Derivationally related forms: ↑syllogise, ↑syllogize (for: ↑syllogizer), ↑syllogism ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • syllogizer — noun logician skilled in syllogistic reasoning • Syn: ↑syllogist, ↑syllogiser • Derivationally related forms: ↑syllogise (for: ↑syllogiser), ↑syllogize, ↑syllogism ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • syllogistic — syllogistically, adv. /sil euh jis tik/, adj. Also, syllogistical. 1. of or pertaining to a syllogism. 2. like or consisting of syllogisms. n. 3. the part of logic that deals with syllogisms. 4. syllogistic reasoning. [1660 70; < L syllogisticus… …   Universalium

  • philosopher — Synonyms and related words: Abelard, Albertus Magnus, Albinus, Alexander, Anaxagoras, Anselm, Averroist, Bacon, Berkeleian, Berkeley, Boethius, Bonaventure, Boodin, Bosanquet, Bowne, Broad, Bruno, Cartesian, Chubb, Cicero, Comtist, Condillac,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sophist — Synonyms and related words: Jesuit, casuist, choplogic, cosmologist, dialectician, logicaster, logician, logistician, metaphysician, paralogist, philosophaster, philosophe, philosopher, philosophizer, ratiocinator, rationalist, rationalizer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • thinker — Synonyms and related words: Brahmin, Nestor, Solomon, authority, brainworker, casuist, cosmologist, dialectician, doctor, egghead, elder, elder statesman, expert, great soul, guru, highbrow, illuminate, intellect, intellectual, intellectualist,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • logician — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. rationalist, syllogist, sophist; see philosopher , scholar 2 …   English dictionary for students

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