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A. J. Ayer (1910–1989)

Autor(a) de Language, Truth and Logic

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About the Author

After attending Eton and Oxford University, Sir Alfred Jules Ayer studied philosophy at the University of Vienna, where he affiliated with the Vienna Circle, the school of logical positivism led by Moritz Schlick. On his return to England, he accepted an appointment in 1933 as lecturer at Oxford, mostrar mais and, except for his military service during World War II, he wrote and taught philosophy until his death. During World War II, Ayer was commissioned into the Welsh Guards, and in 1945 was an attache at the British Embassy in Paris. In 1946 he was appointed Grote Professor at the University of London and in 1959 Wykeham Professor of Logic at Oxford. Ayer's fame was established with the publication of his first book, Language, Truth and Logic, in 1936. This work introduced logical positivism to the English-speaking world in a clear, vigorous, and persuasive style. Building on the thought of Bertrand Russell and Ludwig Wittgenstein, Ayer sharpened their theses, boldly revealing the affiliations of logical positivism with traditional British empiricism, particularly the work of David Hume. Ayer claimed that only verifiable statements are true or false. He considered statements of religion or art as merely emotional expressions. For his contributions to philosophy, Ayer was knighted by the British Crown. He has provided an account of his life, at least of its professional and philosophical sides, in two autobiographies. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Obras por A. J. Ayer

Language, Truth and Logic (1936) 1,770 exemplares
The Problem of Knowledge (1956) 482 exemplares
Hume: A Very Short Introduction (1980) 438 exemplares
Logical Positivism (1959) 226 exemplares
Russell (1972) 182 exemplares
Wittgenstein (1985) 145 exemplares
Probability and Evidence (1972) 67 exemplares
Philosophical Essays (1901) 58 exemplares
Thomas Paine (1988) 58 exemplares
Voltaire (1986) 57 exemplares
Part of my life (1977) 56 exemplares
The Revolution in Philosophy (1956) 52 exemplares
Metaphysics and Common Sense (1969) 30 exemplares
The Meaning of Life (1990) 27 exemplares
More of My Life (1984) 12 exemplares
Man as a subject for science (1964) 9 exemplares
Philosophy and language (1960) 8 exemplares
The humanist outlook (1968) 5 exemplares
Proposiciones básicas (2010) 2 exemplares
On Toleration (1987) 1 exemplar
Problem poznania 1 exemplar
Privacy 1 exemplar
Bertrand Russel 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Great Philosophers: An Introduction to Western Philosophy (1987) — Contribuidor — 427 exemplares
Philosophy of Science: The Central Issues (1998) — Contribuidor — 303 exemplares
Philosophy of Mind: Classical and Contemporary Readings (2002) — Contribuidor — 291 exemplares
Atheism: A Reader (2000) — Contribuidor — 184 exemplares
Knowledge: Readings in Contemporary Epistemology (2000) — Contribuidor — 75 exemplares
On the logic of the moral sciences (1965) — Introdução, algumas edições59 exemplares
The Range of Philosophy: Introductory Readings (1964) — Contribuidor — 54 exemplares
Leibniz (1954) — Prefácio, algumas edições50 exemplares
Wittgenstein and the problem of other minds (1967) — Contribuidor — 48 exemplares
The Reader's Guide (1960) — Contribuidor — 32 exemplares
Reading Philosophy of Religion (2010) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares

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1. Prefata - pag. 5
2. Viata si personalitatea lui Hume - pag. 7
3. Scopuri si metode - pag. 21
4. Corpuri si euri - pag. 41
5. Cauza si efect - pag. 61
6. Morala, politica si religie - pag. 82

7. Lecturi recomandate - pag. 105
8. Index - pag. 106
 
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Obras
46
Also by
11
Membros
4,604
Popularidade
#5,464
Avaliação
½ 3.5
Críticas
31
ISBN
156
Línguas
12
Marcado como favorito
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