By John Morreall,Robert Mankoff

ISBN-10: 1405196122

ISBN-13: 9781405196123

Comic aid: A accomplished Philosophy of Humor develops an inclusive conception that integrates mental, aesthetic, and moral matters on the subject of humor

  • Offers an enlightening and available foray into the intense company of humor
  • Reveals how normal theories of humor fail to give an explanation for its actual nature and truly help conventional prejudices opposed to humor as being delinquent, irrational, and foolish
  • Argues that humor’s advantages overlap considerably with these of philosophy
  • Includes a foreword by way of Robert Mankoff, comic strip Editor of The New Yorker

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