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Sir Alfred Jules Ayer

(1910-1989), Philosopher

Sitter in 13 portraits
Philosopher; Ayer held chairs in philosophy at Oxford University and University College, London. His best-known publication, Language, Truth and Logic (1936), was the leading British statement of logical positivism, his ideas were seen as a radical departure from established philosophy. He was also popularly known after the War as a participant on the radio discussion programme, the Brains Trust.

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Sir Alfred Jules Ayer, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1139

Sir Alfred Jules Ayer

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 20 November 1976
NPG P1139

Sir Alfred Jules Ayer, by Steve Pyke - NPG P465

Sir Alfred Jules Ayer

by Steve Pyke
bromide print, 1988
NPG P465

Sir Alfred Jules Ayer, by Walter Bird - NPG x163793

Sir Alfred Jules Ayer

by Walter Bird
bromide print, 22 February 1965
NPG x163793

''In' Group', by Patrick Lichfield - NPG x128493

''In' Group'

by Patrick Lichfield
archival inkjet print, July 1967
NPG x128493

Sir Alfred Jules Ayer, by Paul Joyce - NPG x13445

Sir Alfred Jules Ayer

by Paul Joyce
bromide print, June 1975
NPG x13445

Sir Alfred Jules Ayer, by Paul Joyce - NPG x13402

Sir Alfred Jules Ayer

by Paul Joyce
bromide print on card mount, June 1975
NPG x13402

Sir Alfred Jules Ayer, by Roger George Clark - NPG x15079

Sir Alfred Jules Ayer

by Roger George Clark
bromide print, 13 November 1978
NPG x15079

Sir Alfred Jules Ayer, by Geoff Howard - NPG x126100

Sir Alfred Jules Ayer

by Geoff Howard
bromide fibre print, May 1978
NPG x126100

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Sir Alfred Jules Ayer

by Bill Brandt
bromide print on card mount, 1980
NPG x22402

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