Alfred Jules Ayer Quotes

No morality can be founded on authority, even if the authority were divine.

 
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Alfred Jules Ayer, 1792-1871, British Philosopher, Essay on Humanism

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Alfred Jules Ayer
Alfred Jules Ayer
  • Born: October 29, 1910
  • Died: June 27, 1989
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Sir Alfred Jules "Freddie" Ayer FBA, usually cited as A. J. 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).

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