A.J Ayer, Mike Tyson, Science & God
The Ayer Legend
The life of British philosopher Sir Alfred Jules Ayer (1910-1989 A.D.) has become not only the stuff of academic, but of popular legend as well.
Perhaps the most famous and celebrated parts of the legend are his World War II service in England’s S.O.E., the Special Operations Executive and then in M.I. 6; and the story of his confrontation, at age 77, with boxer Mike Tyson at a party in America in 1987. Ayer demanded that Tyson stop attempting to force himself on a not-then well-known model, Naomi Campbell. In reply to Tyson’s classic “Do you know who the