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Morreall, John

Comic Relief: A Comprehensive Philosophy of Humor

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Comic Relief: A Comprehensive Philosophy of Humor develops an inclusive theory that integrates psychological, aesthetic, and ethical issues relating to humor
  • Offers an enlightening and accessible foray into the serious business of humor
  • Reveals how standard theories of humor fail to explain its true nature and actually support traditional prejudices against humor as being antisocial, irrational, and foolish
  • Argues that humor’s benefits overlap significantly with those of philosophy
  • Includes a foreword by Robert Mankoff, Cartoon Editor of The New Yorker

Keywords: Applied Philosophy, Humor, theory of humor, psychology of humor, evolution of humor, aesthetics of humor, ethics of humor, humour, social cognition

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
New Directions in Aesthetics
Page amount
208 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444358292
Printed ISBN
9781405196123

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