ALFRED J. AYER (1910 - 1989)



  • Anthologies:

    • Philosophy and Morality, and Other Essays.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1981.

    • Philosophical Essays.  London: Macmillan, 1954.

  • Edited Works:

    • Logical Positivism.  Glencoe, NY: Free Press, 1959.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Wittgenstein.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1986.
    • Philosophy in the Twentieth Century.  London: Weidenfeld, 1980.
    • Hume.  Oxford: OUP, 1980.
    • The Central Questions of Philosophy.  New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1973.
    • Probability and Evidence.  New York: Macmillan, 1972.
    • Bertrand Russell.  New York: Viking, 1972.
    • Russell and Moore: the Analytical Heritage.  New York: Macmillan, 1971.
    • Metaphysics and Common Sense.  New York: Macmillan, 1969.

    • The Origins of Pragmatism: Studies in the Philosophy of Charles Sanders Peirce and William James.  New York: Macmillan, 1968.

    • The Concept of a Person.  New York: St. Martin's, 1963.

    • The Problem of Knowledge.  London: Penguin, 1956.

    • Thinking and Meaning.  London: H. K. Lewis, 1947.

    • The Foundations of Empirical Knowledge.  London: Macmillan, 1940.

    • Language, Truth and Logic.  London: Gollancz, 1936.





  • Anthologies:

    • Achinstein, P., and S. Barker, eds.  The Legacy of Logical Positivism.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1969.

    • Griffiths, A. Phillips, ed.  A. J. Ayer: Memorial Essays.  Cambridge: CUP, 1992.

    • Hahn, L. E., ed.  The Philosophy of A. J. Ayer.  La Salle: Open Court, 1972.

    • Macdonald, G., and C. Wright, eds.  Fact, Science, and Morality: Essays on A. J. Ayer's Language, Truth and Logic.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1986.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Foster, J.  A. J. Ayer.  London: Routledge, 1985.

    • Gower, B.  Logical Positivism in Perspective: Essays on Language, Truth and Logic.  Totowa, NJ: Barnes and Noble, 1987.

    • Hanfling, O.  Ayer.  London: Routledge, 1999.

    • Honderich, Ted.  Essays on A. J. Ayer.  Cambridge: CUP, 1981.



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