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Ayer: Writings on Philosophy

Ayer, A. J.

Ayer: Writings on Philosophy

A Palgrave Macmillan Archive Collection (Palgrave MacMillan Archive)

by Ayer, A. J.

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Analytical & linguistic philosophy,
  • Reference works,
  • Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Reference / General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages2200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8399281M
    ISBN 101403917442
    ISBN 109781403917447

    Read this book on Questia. This, the 21st volume in the Library of Living Philosophers, is more than Sir Alfred Ayer's final word on the philosophical issues that preoccupied him for more than sixty years; the list of contributors is a roll-call of some of the greatest living figures in philosophy, each expertly addressing a key problem arising in Ayer's work. No British philosophical book since Russell’s Problem of Philosophy () a quarter of a century earlier can have been as widely read. Ayer’s later books— Foundations of Empirical Knowledge, Problems of Philosophy, and Central Questions of Philosophy —and his five essay collections are, by and large, confined to the topics treated in.

    A. J. Ayer: Writings on Philosophy, 6 volumes, Palgrave Macmillan Archive Press, ISBN Morality and Objectivity: A Tribute to J. L. Mackie, Routledge and Kegan Paul, ISBN Philosophy Through Its Past, Penguin, Philosophy As It Is, co-edited with Myles Burnyeat, Allen Lane, Penguin. ISBN In this book I begin by taking the question of what is meant by knowledge as an example of a philosophical enquiry. Having maintained that to say that one knows a fact is to claim the right to be sure of it, I show how such claims may be disputed on philosophical grounds.

    (shelved 2 times as academic-philosophy) avg rating — 6, ratings — published These early writings, Moore's fellowship dissertations of and , show how he initiated his influential break with idealism. In his main target was Kant's ethics, but by it was the whole Kantian project of transcendental philosophy that he rejected, and the theory which he developed to replace it gave rise to the new project of.


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A.J. Ayer () studied philosophy with members of the Vienna Circle in the s before teaching philosophy at Oxford and London universities. Among his many books, Language, Truth and Logic, written inis the best known, and still widely studied by philosophy students.

Ted Honderich is Grote Professor of Philosophy of Mind and Logic Emeritus, University of. Nigel Warburton brings philosophy to life with an imaginative selection of 44 philosophical writings on key topics by such renown philosophers as A.J.

Ayer, Bertrand Russell, Blaise Pascal, David Hume, Richard Dawkins, Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill, Thomas Hobbes, René Descartes, George Berkeley, Karl Popper and Ludwig by: 7.

Sir Alfred Jules Ayer (29 OctoberLondon – 27 JuneLondon), better known as A. Ayer or "Freddie" to friends, was a British analytic philosopher known for his promotion of logical positivism, particularly in his books Language, Truth and Logic () and The Problem of Knowledge ().

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x Introduction from various beliefs peculiar to specific religions. But a com­ plete treatise on the philosophy of religi would be long and complicated, and space is limited in an introduction.

In any case, one has to start somewhere What follows is a very heavily revised version of a text published by Oxford University Press in Nigel Warburton brings philosophy to life with an imaginative selection of 44 philosophical writings on key topics by such renown philosophers as A.J.

Ayer, Bertrand Russell, Blaise Pascal, David Hume, Richard Dawkins, Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill, Thomas Hobbes, René Descartes, George Berkeley, Karl Popper and Ludwig Wittgenstein. A collection of Prichard’s writings in moral philosophy was edited by Ross and published posthumously in under the title Moral Obligation, and in a new edition of these writings, Moral Obligation and Duty and Interest, with a preface by J.

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This new enlightenment would put the old metaphysical views and attitudes to rest and replace them with the new mode of doing philosophy.” The book Language, Truth, and Logic by the British philosopher A.

Ayer served as a sort of manifesto for this movement. As Benacerraf puts it, it was “not a great book,” but it was “a wonderful.

Description. The Elements of Philosophy: Readings from Past and Present offers an extensive collection of classic and contemporary readings, organized topically into five main sections: Religion and Belief, Moral and Political Philosophy, Metaphysics and Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind and Language, and Life and Death.

Within these broad areas, readings are arranged in clusters that address. Others’ Writings. Ayer’s Critique of Wittgenstein’s Private Language Argument; A. Ayer – ‘What I Saw When I Was Dead’ C. Jung – Essay on Wotan [w. Nietzsche] Aristotle on Pride (Megalopsuchia) Whitehead – Concept of Nature; Schopenhauer – Primacy of the Will in Self-Consciousness; Kant – Space & Time (a priori).

Logical Positivism, A. Ayer – Summary ©Peter Sjöstedt-H – Logical Positivism, also known as Logical Empiricism, is a philosophy developed in the early 20th Century, notably by Moritz Schlick. It was also, amongst others, influenced by the work of Bertrand Russell ( – ) and Ludwig Wittgenstein ( –.

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Learn more about Jane Eyre, including its plot. Here is a candid record of a famous philosopher's first 36 years&#;to his attainment of a professorial chair at the University of London. And an attractive record it is, both in manner and substance.

A genial nonconformist, Ayer made his reputation with a youthful book (Language, Truth and Logic) reducing philosophy to the analysis of language.

But his relish of intellectual dispute and. Bertrand Russell Biography - Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS (18 May 2 February ), was an influential British logician, philosopher, and mathematician, working mostly in the 20th century.

- Bertrand Russell Biography and List of Works -. Bertrand Russell wrote a whole series of popular books on religion, socialism, atomism, and the like. They seem very much topics of their times.

Russell’s life is the subject of brilliant, award-winning graphic novel called Logicomix. Albert Einst.First published inBritish Empirical Philosophers is a comprehensive picture of one of the most important movements in the history of philosophic thought. In his introduction, Professor A. J.

Ayer distinguishes the main problems of empiricism and gives a critical account of the ways in which the philosophers whose writings are included in this volume attempted to solve them.Get this from a library! A.J. Ayer: a life. [Ben Rogers] -- "Ben Rogers provides a clear and accessible account of Ayer's philosophical writings and assesses their significance to twentieth-century philosophy." "Rogers also offers fascinating insights into.