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A.J Ayer

Author of “Language, Truth and Logic”

Verifiability theory of meaning: has a lot to say about the verification theory.

 

Antony Flew

Falsification Theory

 

Paul Tillich

Symbols- makes a distinction between signs and symbols. Signs are chose arbitrarily to stand for something else whereas a symbol “participates in” the object represented.

 

R.M Hare

Blik- uses the analogy of someone thinking they are being targeted by everyone and no matter how much they are convinced otherwise they do not change their minds. This is a criticism of the falsification theory.

 

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