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BookOnline – Google Books. The topic is important and is one which philosophers have tended to ignore, as have most disciplines. Request this item to view in the Library’s reading rooms using your library card.

Can I view this online? Goldstein, Professor of Psychology, Temple University “The attempt at providing a theoretical framework which will include all forms of laughter and humor and will accommodate the main types of theories previously advanced, is the principal thrust and success of Taking Laughter Seriously.

Advanced search Search history. The Structure of Moral Transformations. Morreall’s style, sometimes almost conversational, fits the subject sefiously. Table of Contents Preface Part One: State University of New York Press New search User lists Site feedback Ask a librarian Help. Takkng Incongruity Theory 4.


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Science Logic and Mathematics. Cite this Email this Add to takkng Print this page. The book is clearly written, well organized, and well illustrated. The second quality of Taking Laughter Seriously is its clarity and its engaging style. Hub Zwart – – Kok Pharos Pub.

Tune In, Log On: The Social Value of Humor Jenny Teichmann – – Philosophy in Review 4 4: Karl Pfeifer – sseriously Inquiry: Laughter in Eastern and Western Philosophies: The whole book demonstrates the seriousness of humor and its central place in human life. Humor as Aesthetic Experience 8. The Relief Theory 5. Further information on the Library’s opening hours is available at: Humor and Freedom 9.


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His discussions of humor as aesthetic experience, social lubricant, and valuable human feature seriousoy original and provocative. Humor and the Limits of Measurability. John Marmysz – – Consciousness, Literature and the Arts 2 3. Taking Laughter Seriously avoids that contradiction and strikes a good balance. A Journal for the History of Philosophy 10 1: Laughter, Freshness, and Titillation.

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I know of no comparable work. Wit and humor — Psychological aspects. Distorting the Rule of Seriousness: