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Ayer, A. J. (Alfred Jules) 1910-1989

Overview
Works: 363 works in 1,927 publications in 8 languages and 41,762 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Quotations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Introductions  Dictionaries  History  Miscellanea 
Roles: Editor, Interviewee, Other, Honoree, Compiler, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Speaker
Classifications: B804, 192
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Language, truth, and logic by A. J Ayer ( Book )
193 editions published between 1900 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 3,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Ayer sets up specific tests by which you can easily evaluate statements of ideas. You will also learn how to distinguish ideas that cannot be verified by experience--those expressing religious, moral, or aesthetic experience, those expounding theological or metaphysical doctrine, and those dealing with a priori truth. The basic thesis of this work is that philosophy should not squander its energies upon the unknowable, but should perform its proper function in criticism and analysis
Hume a very short introduction by A. J Ayer ( Book )
51 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 2,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hume's "naturalist" approach to a variety of philosophical topics resulted in original theories about perception, self-identity, causation, morality, politics, and religion, all of which are discussed in this introduction by A.J. Ayer, himself one of the 20th century's most important philosophers
The problem of knowledge by A. J Ayer ( Book )
101 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philosophy in the twentieth century by A. J Ayer ( Book )
41 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Logical positivism by A. J Ayer ( Book )
46 editions published between 1959 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edited by a leading exponent of the school, this book offers--in the words of the movement's founders--logical positivism's revolutionary theories on meaning and metaphysics, the nature of logic and mathematics, the foundations of knowledge, the content of psychological propositions, ethics, sociology, and the nature of philosophy itself
The central questions of philosophy by A. J Ayer ( Book )
50 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The foundations of empirical knowledge by A. J Ayer ( Book )
92 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Voltaire by A. J Ayer ( Book )
24 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A study of both the personality and contributions of the French philosopher, historian, scientist, and writer
Bertrand Russell by A. J Ayer ( Book )
30 editions published between 1972 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philosophical essays by A. J Ayer ( Book )
56 editions published between 1954 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thomas Paine by A. J Ayer ( Book )
25 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides a sketch of Paine's life and character with critical examinations of his political and religious views. IsBN 0-689-11996-8
Wittgenstein by A. J Ayer ( Book )
43 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability and evidence by A. J Ayer ( Book )
27 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The origins of pragmatism: studies in the philosophy of Charles Sanders Peirce and William James by A. J Ayer ( Book )
30 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Revolution in philosophy by A. J Ayer ( Book )
43 editions published between 1956 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Russell and Moore; the analytical heritage by A. J Ayer ( Book )
27 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Metaphysics and common sense by A. J Ayer ( Book )
26 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British empirical philosophers : Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Reid, and J.S. Mill by A. J Ayer ( Book )
38 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For students and general readers
Freedom and morality and other essays by A. J Ayer ( Book )
24 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three Whidden Lectures delivered at McMaster University, 1983, with other essays
A dictionary of philosophical quotations by A. J Ayer ( Book )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This dictionary shows philosophers at their best (and their worst), at their most perverse and their most elegant. Organized by philosopher, and indexed by thought, concept and phrase, it enables readers to discover who said what, and what was said by whom. Over 300 philosophers are represented, from Aristotle to Zeno, including Einstein, Aquinas, Sartre and De Beauvoir, and the quotations range from short cryptic phrases to longer statements. --From publisher's description
 
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Alternative Names
Ai-yeh-erh 1910-1989
Āyār, A. Ǧ. 1910-1989
Ayer, A. J.
Ayer, A.J. 1910-1989
Ayer, Alfred
Ayer, Alfred J.
Ayer, Alfred J. 1910-1989
Ayer, Alfred Jules
Ayer, Alfred Jules 1910-
Ayer, Alfred Jules 1910-1989
Ayer, Alfred Jules 1910- Sir
Ayer, Alfred Jules Sir
Ayer, Alfred Jules, Sir, 1910-
Ayer, Alfred Julius.
Ayer Alfred Julius 1910-1989
Ejer, A. Ž.
אייר, א. ג.
エア, A. J
エイヤー, A. J
Languages
English (1,048)
Italian (13)
Spanish (12)
French (6)
German (4)
Swedish (1)
Polish (1)
Dutch (1)
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