Logical positivism and its legacy [videorecording] / [a BBC production] ; BBC Education & Training ; a presentation of Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; presented by Janet Hoenig ; directed by Tony Tyley ; series prepared by Bryan Magee
- [Princeton, N.J.] : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1997.
[New York] : Distributed under license from BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
- Physical Description:
- 1 videocassette (40 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Hoenig, Janet
Ayer, A. J. (Alfred Jules), 1910-1989
British Broadcasting Corporation
BBC Education & Training
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc
- Modern philosophy
- A.J. Ayer, who played a major role in introducing logical positivism to England, explains the movement, its purpose, and its effect on current philosophical trends. Ayer also discussses its founders-- members of the Vienna Circle of the 1920s-- who based their theories on logic and science.
- Originally broadcast in 1976.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Interviewer, Bryan Magee ; interviewee, A.J. Ayer.
- Technical Details:
- VHS format.
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