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Ayer on Logical Positivism: Section 1

Bryan Magee host A.J. Ayer to discuss the philosophical movement of the 20th century known as, Logical Positivism. Section 1: ...

Bernard Williams and AJ Ayer on Wittgenstein, Truth, and Religion

Logic Lane 1978 "Once you're persuaded of the idea of it corresponding to a transcendental world is nonsense, then surely what you do is stop engaging in the ...

Ayer on Frege and Russell: Section 1

Bryan Magee talks to A.J. Ayer about Gottlob Frege and Bertrand Russell; specifically about their published works and their impact Bryan Magee talks to A.J. ...

A History of Philosophy | 77 A.J. Ayer — Language, Truth and Logic

A History of Philosophy | 77 A.J. Ayer — Language, Truth and Logic Connect with Wheaton: http://www.wheaton.edu http://www.facebook.com/wheatoncollege.il ...

AJ Ayer Summary

A2 Philosophy project By Ben Gill, Jess Hill and Stef Dickinson-Smith.

Even Atheists Have Out Of Body Experiences..... (A.J. Ayer's essay)

This is a recitation of the essay by philosopher A.J. Ayers (1910-1989) describing his near death experience. It was originally published in an August 1988 ...

AJ Ayer on Logical Positivism

A J Ayer in discussion with Bryan Magee on logical positivism.

Total Philosophy: A.J Ayer's Emotivism

In this video we explain the philosophical position know as Emotivism. Feedback is much appreciated. Remember that you can be kept updated via following us ...

Philosophy: Freedom and Necessity: A.J. Ayer Part I

2 Minute Philosophy - AJ AYER

A. J. Ayer summed up in 2 minutes ...

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Philosophy Now (subscription)

Philosophy Now (subscription)
Sat, 09 Jul 2011 06:21:00 -0700

Sir Alfred Ayer (Freddie to friends) achieved great success with his first book Language, Truth and Logic (1936). Written with verve and enthusiasm, it gave a clear statement of Logical Positivism. This doctrine maintained that there are only two ways ...

The Independent

The Independent
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:55:52 -0700

Their letter inspired 16 eminent intellectuals to write back, including Bertrand Russell and A J Ayer, and the result was Index on Censorship – a magazine, a pressure group, and a tireless champion of free speech. Now, the USSR is no more, but Index on ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 04:03:44 -0700

... where he experiences – along with such companions as news reporter Max, Clifta, a huntsman spider, and environmentalist Braid – the horrors, violence and inhumanity of war, in contrast to his encounters with Oxford philosophers A.J. Ayer and J.L ...

Philosophy Now

Philosophy Now
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 03:07:30 -0700

Logical Positivism, the philosophical movement born in Vienna in the 1920s and brought to English speakers by A.J. Ayer, also contributed to the demise of belief in absolute morality. According to Ayer's Language, Truth and Logic (1936), moral ...

Above the Law

Above the Law
Thu, 29 Oct 2015 07:08:44 -0700

Karl Popper, the philosopher of science who was most influential in the era before Thomas Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions, said that you can break scientific advancement into two parts. Popper's theory can teach us a lot about one thing ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Mon, 26 Oct 2015 04:12:55 -0700

We have lost two distinguished British historians, who leave a legacy of profound cultural enrichment. They had much in common. Professor Lisa Jardine. Lisa Jardine was working on a biography of her father. Photograph: Macnaughton/Rex Shutterstock.

The Guardian

The Guardian
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 02:58:42 -0700

No British government is going to ban its citizens from paying for a private school. No more would it ban private houses, doctors, cars or old-age care. Life is unfair, even when unfairness starts at birth. When communists tried to eradicate parental ...
OUPblog (blog)
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 00:30:00 -0700

In the 1930's, emotivists like A.J. Ayer and Charles Stevenson claimed that the meaning of moral words like 'wrong' cannot consist in a contribution to what makes sentences involving them true, but must lie in some other feature of what they are used ...

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