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Sir Alfred Jules "Freddie" Ayer, FBA (29 October 1910 – 27 June 1989), 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).
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the oldest learned societies in the United States of America.
Analytic philosophy (sometimes analytical philosophy) is a style of philosophy that became dominant in the Western world at the beginning of the 20th century.
Arda Denkel (1949–2000) was a Turkish philosopher.
The Aristotelian Society for the Systematic Study of Philosophy, more generally known as the Aristotelian Society, was founded at a meeting on 19 April 1880, at 17 Bloomsbury Square.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic, political activist, and Nobel laureate.
Bimal Krishna Matilal (1935–1991) was an Indian philosopher whose influential writings present the Indian philosophical tradition as a comprehensive system of logic incorporating most issues addressed by themes in Western philosophy.
The British Academy is the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and the social sciences.
Christ's College is a secondary school with academy status in East Finchley, London, United Kingdom.
Colin McGinn (born 10 March 1950) is a British philosopher.
Contemporary philosophy is the present period in the history of Western philosophy beginning at the end of the 19th century with the professionalization of the discipline and the rise of analytic and continental philosophy.
Continental philosophy is a set of 19th- and 20th-century philosophical traditions from mainland Europe.
Attributed to Immanuel Kant, the critical philosophy (kritische Philosophie) movement sees the primary task of philosophy as criticism rather than justification of knowledge; criticism, for Kant, meant judging as to the possibilities of knowledge before advancing to knowledge itself (from the Greek kritike (techne), or "art of judgment").
Daphne Todd OBE (born 27 March 1947) is an English artist who was the first female President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters from 1994–2000, and who won the BP Portrait Award 2010 with a painting of her 100-year-old mother's corpse.
David Kellogg Lewis (September 28, 1941 – October 14, 2001) was an American philosopher.
A definite description is a denoting phrase in the form of "the X" where X is a noun-phrase or a singular common noun.
Dieter Henrich (born 5 January 1927) is a German philosopher.
Ealing is a district of west London, England, located west of Charing Cross.
Finchley is an area of northwest London, England, in the London Borough of Barnet.
Galen John Strawson (born 1952) is a British analytic philosopher and literary critic who works primarily on philosophy of mind, metaphysics (including free will, panpsychism, the mind-body problem, and the self), John Locke, David Hume, Immanuel Kant and Friedrich Nietzsche.
Gilbert Ryle (19 August 1900 – 6 October 1976) was a British philosopher.
Immanuel Kant (22 April 1724 – 12 February 1804) was a German philosopher who is a central figure in modern philosophy.
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John Rogers Searle (born 31 July 1932) is an American philosopher.
Major General John Strawson CBE (1 January 1921 – 21 February 2014) was a British Army officer, best known for his service during the Second World War in the Middle East and Italy, and afterwards in Germany and Malaya.
Joshua Knobe is an experimental philosopher, whose work ranges across issues in philosophy of mind and action and ethics.
Keith Sedgwick Donnellan (25 June 1931 – 20 February 2015) was an American philosopher and Professor Emeritus of the UCLA department of Philosophy.
Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (26 April 1889 – 29 April 1951) was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language.
Magdalen College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford.
James Martin Hollis (14 March 1938 – 27 February 1998) was an English rationalist philosopher.
Methuen Publishing Ltd is an English publishing house.
Midwest Studies in Philosophy is an annual journal in the analytic tradition that covers one topic in each issue.
Mind is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Mind Association.
The MIT Press is a university press affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States).
The British honours system is a means of rewarding individuals' personal bravery, achievement, or service to the United Kingdom and the British Overseas Territories.
Ordinary language philosophy is a philosophical methodology that sees traditional philosophical problems as rooted in misunderstandings philosophers develop by distorting or forgetting what words actually mean in everyday use.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Herbert Paul Grice (13 March 1913 – 28 August 1988), usually publishing under the name H. P. Grice, H. Paul Grice, or Paul Grice, was a British philosopher of language, whose work on meaning has influenced the philosophical study of semantics.
Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (PPR) is a bimonthly philosophy journal founded in 1940.
Philosophy of language explores the relationship between language and reality.
Philosophy of mind is a branch of philosophy that studies the nature of the mind.
Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) is an interdisciplinary undergraduate/post-graduate degree which combines study from three disciplines.
Pierre Felix Bourdieu (1 August 1930 – 23 January 2002) was a French sociologist, anthropologist, philosopher, and public intellectual.
Pranab Kumar Sen (born 7 November 1937 in Calcutta, India), retrieved 2011-07-03.
Ramchandra Gandhi (9 June 1937 – 13 June 2007) was an Indian philosopher.
The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME; pronounced phonetically as "Reemee" with stress on the first syllable) is a corps of the British Army that maintains the equipment that the Army uses.
Sortal is a concept that has been used by some philosophers in discussing issues of identity, persistence, and change.
St John's College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford.
Tang Muli (born 1947 in Shanghai) is a Chinese painter and poet currently residing in Montreal, Quebec.
Ted Honderich (born 30 January 1933) is a Canadian-born British philosopher, Grote Professor Emeritus of the Philosophy of Mind and Logic, University College London.
The Bounds of Sense: An Essay on Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason is a 1966 book about Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (1781) by the Oxford philosopher Peter Strawson, in which the author tries to separate what remains valuable in Kant's work from Kant's transcendental idealism, which he rejects.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Journal of Philosophy is a monthly peer-reviewed academic journal on philosophy, founded in 1904 at Columbia University.
The Philosophical Review is a quarterly journal of philosophy edited by the faculty of the Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University and published by Duke University Press (since September 2006).
The theory of descriptions is the philosopher Bertrand Russell's most significant contribution to the philosophy of language.
In metaphysics, a universal is what particular things have in common, namely characteristics or qualities.
University College (in full The Master and Fellows of the College of the Great Hall of the University of Oxford,Darwall-Smith, Robin, A History of University College, Oxford. Oxford University Press, 2008.. colloquially referred to as "Univ"), is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England.
The University of Massachusetts Press is a university press that is part of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
The Waynflete Professorships are four professorial fellowships at the University of Oxford endowed by Magdalen College and named in honour of the college founder William of Waynflete, who had a great interest in science.
Western philosophy is the philosophical thought and work of the Western world.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.