A.J. Ayer Quotes

Top 14 wise famous quotes and sayings by A.J. Ayer

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A.J. Ayer quotes: It seems that I have spent my entire life trying to make life more rational and that it was all wasted effort. It seems that I have spent my entire life trying to make life more rational and that it was all wasted effort.
A.J. Ayer quotes: While moral rules may be propounded by authority the fact that these were so propounded would not validate them. While moral rules may be propounded by authority the fact that these were so propounded would not validate them.
A.J. Ayer quotes: To predict tomorrow's weather, I need not take into account the state of mind of the Emperor of Manchukuo. To predict tomorrow's weather, I need not take into account the state of mind of the Emperor of Manchukuo.
A.J. Ayer quotes: Even logical positivists are capable of love. Even logical positivists are capable of love.
A.J. Ayer quotes: I saw a Divine Being. I'm afraid I'm going to have to revise all my various books and opinions. I saw a Divine Being. I'm afraid I'm going to have to revise all my various books and opinions.
A.J. Ayer quotes: But if science may be said to be blind without philosophy, it is true also that philosophy is virtually empty without science. But if science may be said to be blind without philosophy, it is true also that philosophy is virtually empty without science.
A.J. Ayer quotes: When one buys a pair of shoes, one is buying three things, the right shoe, the left shoe and the pair. When one buys a pair of shoes, one is buying three things, the right shoe, the left shoe and the pair.
A.J. Ayer quotes: It appears, then, that ethics, as a branch of knowledge, is nothing more than a department of psychologyand sociology. It appears, then, that ethics, as a branch of knowledge, is nothing more than a department of psychologyand sociology.
A.J. Ayer quotes: Why should you mind being wrong if someone can show you that you are? Why should you mind being wrong if someone can show you that you are?