|Other titles||Language, logic, and experience.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 278 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||278|
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During World War II, Ayer was commissioned into the Welsh Guards, and in was an attache at the British Embassy in Paris. In he was appointed Grote Professor at the University of London and in Wykeham Professor of Logic at Oxford. Ayer's fame was established with the publication of his first book, Language, Truth and Logic, in /5(6). forall x is an introduction to sentential logic and first-order predicate logic with identity, logical systems that significantly influenced twentieth-century analytic philosophy. After working through the material in this book, a student should be able to understand most quantified expressions that arise in their philosophical reading/5(8). It is an attractive, substantive, and illustrated guide to bad arguments, faulty logic, and silly rhetoric. It is a book on how to strengthen and how not to weaken your arguments. 2. Being Logical: A Guide to Good Thinking by D.Q. McInerny. Being Logical talks about how logic is synonymous with reason, judgment, sense, wisdom, and sanity. Logical positivism, while massively influential, is widely regarded as a failure, and this is the manifesto of that failed movement. For that reason, unless you are a serious student of philosophy, there's not much point in reading Language, Truth, and Logic, especially given that Ayer's own principle of verification has been more or less completely replaced in the scientific /5().