Alfred Jules Ayer, Sir
|Birthplace:||St Johns Wood, London, England, United Kingdom|
|Death:||Died in London, United Kingdom|
Son of Jules Louis Cyperien Ayer and Reine Ayer (Citroën)
|Managed by:||Malka Mysels|
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About Sir Alfred Jules Ayer
Sir Alfred Jules "Freddie" Ayer (29 October 1910, London – 27 June 1989, London) was a British philosopher known for his promotion of logical positivism, particularly in his books Language, Truth, and Logic (1936) and The Problem of Knowledge (1956).
- Ayer was a Special Operations Executive and MI6 agent during the Second World War.
- He was the Grote Professor of the Philosophy of Mind and Logic at University College London from 1946 until 1959, when he became Wykeham Professor of Logic at the University of Oxford.
- He was president of the Aristotelian Society from 1951 to 1952.
- He was knighted in 1970.
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Ayer was a British philosopher known for his promotion of logical positivism, particularly in his books Language, Truth, and Logic (1936) and The Problem of Knowledge (1956).
Sir Alfred Jules Ayer's Timeline
October 29, 1910
London, England, United Kingdom
June 27, 1989
London, United Kingdom