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A. J. Ayer Hardcover - 1999

by Ben Rogers

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Ben Rogers reviews regularly for the TLS, Guardian and Independent on Sunday. He is the author of Pascal: In Praise of Vanity.


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  • Title A. J. Ayer
  • Author Ben Rogers
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Edition 1st Edition
  • Pages 402
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Chatto & Windus, London
  • Date 1999-07-12
  • Illustrated Yes
  • ISBN 9780701163167 / 070116316X
  • Weight 1.81 lbs (0.82 kg)
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 99487880
  • Dewey Decimal Code B

Media reviews

"A feat of biography that deserves to take its place alongside the two other great biographies of philosophers of recent times: Michael Ignatieff's Isaiah Berlin and Ray Monk's Wittgenstein." - Mail on Sunday

"Rogers--provides excellent and sympathetic summaries of all Ayer's main books and articles. Admirable." - Sunday Times


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About the author

Ben Rogers reviews regularly for the "TLS," "Guardian" and "Independent on Sunday." He is the author of "Pascal: In Praise of Vanity."

"From the Trade Paperback edition."

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