Thetraditional disputes of philosophers are, for themost part, as unwarranted as they are unfruitful.
1936 Language, Truth and Logic, ch.1.
We shall maintain that no statement which refers to a 'reality'transcending the limits of all possible sense- experience can possibly have any literal significance.Sir Alfred Jules Ayer
But if science may be said to be blind without philosophy, it is true also that philosophy is virtually empty without science.Sir Alfred Jules Ayer
Sentences which simply express moral judgements do not say anything. They are pure expressions of feeling and as such do not come under the category of truth and falsehood.Sir Alfred Jules Ayer
It appears, then, that ethics, as a branch of knowledge, is nothing more than a department of psychology and sociology.Sir Alfred Jules Ayer
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