Alfred Jules Ayer (1910-1989) was a British philosopher who was a founder of Logical Positivism, who was a professor of logic at the University of Oxford. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Steven H Propp
It is a pleasure to read Ayer's demolition of metaphysics, even though it leaves an arid philosophical landscape. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Peter Jakobsen
So you want to know how smart AJ Ayer is. He once made world boxing champion Mike Tyson back down by telling him that he, AJ Ayer, was the world champion philosopher. Read morePublished 9 months ago by James Briggs
The logical analysis of Ayer is brilliant, and it is always a pleasure to read his neat prose.
It helps to find out how much fundamental weakness is there in the... Read more
I gave it 3 stars because some things are hard to retain, I like the concepts in it though. YeahPublished 12 months ago by Nathan S K
My husband wanted this book and he's enjoying it. He'd encourage his friends to read it because it's intellectual and educational.Published 18 months ago by Julie Owens
I'll give 5 stars to any book that profoundly changes the way I think, and this one did.
For one, I interpret the "meaningfulness" of statements differently now. Read more
This is a short, classic exposition of logical positivism from the young A.J Ayer, deservedly popular because of its clear writing and provocative conclusions. Read morePublished on December 5, 2010 by ecclesial hypostasis
I saw the reviews and I think you may be miss-lead. This book does not replaces a good introduction to history of philosophy. Read morePublished on October 24, 2010 by Pedro Lencastre