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The second quality of Taking Laughter Seriously is its clarity and its engaging style. School Health Centers as a Service Morreaall The Social Value of Humor. Bertman – – Modern Schoolman 62 2: Can There Be a Theory of Laughter? Click on image to enlarge. History of Western Philosophy. Google Books no proxy From the Publisher via CrossRef no proxy Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this jihn your affiliation does not provide a proxy.

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Distorting the Rule of Seriousness: State University of New York Press Can I borrow this item? My library Help Advanced Book Search. Account Options Sign in. John Marmysz – – Consciousness, Literature and the Arts 2 3. He is the author of Analogy and Talking about God. Ethical Consensus and the Truth of Laughter: Common morrezll and phrases action adults aesthetic experience amusement animal Anthony Ludovici Aristotle baby behavior cartoon Chapter comedy comic conceptual shift crying discussion emotional energy emotional shift enjoyment example expectations explain expression feelings of superiority Freud funny George Vasey H.

The Situations of Culture: A New Theory Part Two: References to this book Avoiding Politics: 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.


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Morreall’s style, sometimes almost conversational, fits the subject matter. Humor and the Virtues. The topic is important and is one which philosophers have tended to ignore, as esriously most disciplines. You can view this on the NLA website. You Have 0 Item s In Cart. New search User lists Site feedback Ask a librarian Help. Advanced search Search history. Hub Zwart – – Kok Pharos Pub. His discussions of humor as aesthetic experience, social lubricant, and valuable human feature are original and provocative.