Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - A Dictionary of Philosophical Quotations by A. J. Ayer

This dictioanry is the first to anatomize the philosophical tradition and to show the thoughts, paradoxes, errors and breakthroughs that underlie human speculation. Organized alphabetically by philosopher, and comprehensively indexed by thought and concept, it enables readers to discover who said what, and what was said by whom. More than three hundred philosophers are represented, from Aristotle to Zeno, among them Aquinas, De Beauvoir, Einstein and Sartre, and the quotations range from short, cryptic phrases to lengthy statements.

Buy A Dictionary of Philosophical Quotations by A. J. Ayer from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780631194781
ISBN-10: 0631194789
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 155mm x 27mm)
Pages: 544
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Jun-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - A Dictionary of Philosophical Quotations by A. J. Ayer

Book Reviews - A Dictionary of Philosophical Quotations by A. J. Ayer

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Dictionary of Philosophical Quotations book by A. J. Ayer and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - A. J. Ayer

A. J. Ayer was also Wykeham Professor of Logic at Oxford University. His many distinguished books include Language, Truth and Logic, The Problems of Knowledge, The Concept of a Person and Other Essays, and works on Bertrand Russell and Thomas Paine. Jane O'Grady studied Philosophy at University College, London. After teaching for some years she worked as a literary journalist, columnist and short-story writer. She has published a book of short stories and articles entitled Obsessions.

Books By A. J. Ayer

British Empirical Philosophers by A. J. Ayer
Paperback, May 2013
$62.09
French Household Cookery by A. J. Ayer
Hardback, November 2006
$207.90
Emergence of Qatar by A. J. Ayer
Hardback, November 2005
$274.50
Language, Truth and Logic by A. J. Ayer
Paperback, April 2001
$25.58