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Ayer, Sir Alfred Jules [Freddie] (1910-1989), philosopher

Richard Wollheim

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/39796

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Ayer, Sir Alfred Jules [Freddie] (1910-1989), philosopher, was born on 29 October 1910 at Neville Court, Abbey Road, north-west London, the only child of Jules Louis Cyprien Ayer, financier, later in the timber trade, who came from a Swiss Calvinist family, and his wife, Reine Citroën, who came from a ...

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