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Jewish News

Jewish News
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 04:14:43 -0700

Daniel returned to the UK in 2003 to study philosophy at University College London, where he won the A.J. Ayer prize for his dissertation on the mind, before going to Jerusalem to study at Mir Yeshiva, the largest in Israel with some 7,500 students ...
 
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 ...

ESPNcricinfo.com

ESPNcricinfo.com
Sat, 11 Apr 2015 21:07:14 -0700

Wittgenstein, in his Cambridge days, watched cricket; AJ Ayer, a soccer fan (Tottenham Hotspurs), also followed cricket. David Papineau, philosopher of physics at King's College, writes a popular blog on how philosophy can illuminate sport and vice versa.

Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 10:49:48 -0800

The English philosopher A.J. Ayer (1910 – 1989) and the American philosopher Charles Stevenson (1908 – 1979) developed a different version of subjectivism. Emotivism is a theory that claims that moral language or judgments: 1) are neither true or false ...
 
Financial Times
Fri, 26 Dec 2014 11:15:44 -0800

In his waspish tone, Vidal describes the “splendid comedy” of Bobby and his wife Ethel receiving the logical positivist philosopher AJ Ayer as part of a regular study group they attended in Washington. Ayer proceeds to demolish most of the foundations ...

Reason (blog)

Reason (blog)
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:28:05 -0700

"The real reason we're doing this has nothing to do with Obamacare, that's just the vehicle," explains Lawson Bader, president of the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), the organization behind the latest Supreme Court challenge to President Obama ...
 
Huffington Post
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:22:30 -0800

Sir Isaiah was then the founder and President of Wolfson College and had agreed to reminisce about his experiences at Oxford in the heyday of the 1930s when A.J. Ayer, P.F. Strawson, and a host of other extraordinary philosophers and historians were ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Sun, 12 Apr 2015 10:29:17 -0700

Even A J Ayer, one of the most enthusiastic exponents of positivism, eventually had to admit that “it was all wrong”. Current philosophers agree that scientific theories can be refuted but can never be proven. Among the many fronts on which logical ...
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