A.J Ayers 'God- talk is evidently nonsense' Essay

Here is an essay I did from A.J Ayers 'God- talk is evidently nonsense'. Even though the conclusion is weak, my teacher gave it an A, so I thought I would put it up as some people may find it useful.

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  • Created on: 28-05-12 15:40

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a) Examine the argument and/or interpretations in the passage. (24)

This concluding passage from A.J Ayers `God ­talk is evidently nonsense' concludes the basis
of his argument that it is obvious to state god talk, like other feelings we have towards
things is meaningless because it needs to have evidence…

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any literal significance, therefore the term God is meaningless. He argues that since the
claims of God's existence cannot be contradicted, is neither true nor false, cannot be valid:
`The notion of a being whose essential attributes are non-empirical is not an intelligible
notion at all'. Religious experience was also…

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There are many points to discover within the ideas expressed in this essay. I think that
religious language can be meaningless in some ways because even though there are some
factors which make it credible, I don't think there is a strong enough argument to prove that
there is a…

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JIMMYBOY55

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THIS SAVED ME

JIMMYBOY55

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PUT YOUR HANDS IN THE AYER

stephenturner98

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Thank you, I found this useful even five years later!

davism1

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m8 what passage is this for?

jessykjk

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I throw my hands up in the Ayer sometimesss, sing AYERRR, gotta let goooo. I wanna celebreate and live my life, singing AYERRRR baby lets gooooooo

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