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Language, truth and logic.

Ayer, A. J.

Language, truth and logic.

by Ayer, A. J.

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Published by V. Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Experience,
  • Knowledge, Theory of,
  • Philosophy,
  • Language and languages -- Philosophy.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. ;
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19580793M

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    Reading Ayers "Language, Truth, and Logic", fuck this guy. At one point he says something like "the whole book is an argument for verificationism," but as far as I can tell the whole book just works out the implications of verificationism. Actually, come to think of it, I've read a decent amount of the logical positivism literature and.   Buy a cheap copy of Language, Proof and Logic book by Jon Barwise. This textbook/software package covers first-order language in a method appropriate for first and second courses in logic. The unique on-line grading services Free shipping over $/5(5).


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AYER. 1 Sir Alfred Ayer was born in and educated as King’s Scholar at Klein and as a classical scholar at Christ Church, Oxford. After spending a short period at the University of Vienna, he became Lecturer in Philosophy at.

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Classic introduction to objectives and methods of schools of empiricism and linguistic analysis, especially of the logical positivism Language from the Vienna Circle. Topics: elimination of metaphysics, function of philosophy, nature of philosophical analysis, the a priori, truth and probability, critique of ethics and theology, self and the common world, more.

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Nevertheless, I have now reread the book a number of times and find his insights into analytic philosophy invaluable, especially for a good understanding of logical empiricism. If you are a beginning student in philosophy this is a must read.

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PDF/ePub Info Share | 1 / The Library of Congress card catalog lists it as "Language, truth, and logic". Gene Nygaard21 March (UTC) The LOC does indeed include the serial comma in the titles of the and editions, but not for the original edition.

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Ayer's first book, Language, Truth and Logic was vital for bringing the ideas of the Vienna Circle to the English speaking world.

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There’s a very different way of thinking about formal logic, much more a mathematician’s way of thinking about it, which is that we create a new language; we say that existing natural languages are wonderful for many things, but they have our obsession is just truth, the relationship between truths, valid arguments and logical truths, we can’t do it very well in.

Ayer was only 24 when he finished LANGUAGE, TRUTH & LOGIC, yet it shook the foundations of Anglo-American philosophy and made its author notorious. It became a classic text, cleared away the cobwebs in philosophical thinking, and has been enormously influential.

LANGUAGE, TRUTH AND LOGIC A.j. AYER @ PENGUIN BOOKS. CHAPTER I of language. Our charge against the metaphysician is the argument of this book, it needs to be examined in detail. In the first place, it is necessary to draw a distinction between practical verifiability, and verifiability in prin.

A. J. Ayer’s Language, Truth, and Logic was the first systematic presentation in English of the doctrines of logical positivism. While a student at Oxford University, Ayer spent the academic.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: This Dover ed.

first published inis an unabridged and unaltered republication of the second () edition.Ayer, Language, Truth and Logic OSWALD HANFLING When, inA. J. Ayer was asked for an evaluation of his youthful Language, Truth and Logic (LTL), he replied: 'I suppose the most important of the defects was that nearly all of it was false'.' Like many of the claims in the book itself thi, s verdict is open to question.

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