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Another Time, Another Place, Another Person

  • Bernard Williams
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Abstract

In Language, Truth and Logic Ayer proceeded on the basis that a sentence uttered by A on a given occasion, if it was to have empirical meaning, had to make a statement which was verifiable by A on that occasion, and this led to the well known reduction of statements about the past to statements about present evidence, and of third-personal statements about the mental to statements about observable behaviour.

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© Graham Macdonald, Michael Dummett, P. F. Strawson, David Pears, D. M. Armstrong, Charles Taylor, J. L. Mackie, David Wiggins, John Foster, Richard Wollheim, Peter Unger, Bernard Williams, Stephan Körner and A. J. Ayer 1979

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