Updated: July 19, 2015 — The links below no longer go directly to the Lapham’s Quarterly article, and I cannot find the article on the magazine’s website, but I found a copy of it here.
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This is a must-read account of the first death, or maybe near-death, experience of A.J. Ayers.
In his time, Ayers was an internationally known philosopher and an atheist with one of the sharpest minds of the last century.
What did Ayers say about those four-minutes during which he was clinically dead? And with whom did he spend much of his time in the days before his ultimate demise?
Click here to find out in a Lapham’s Quarterly article.