PDF | On Jan 20, , Karl Pfeifer and others published Review of John Morreall, Taking Laughter Seriously. “The book’s qualities are, first, its scope and persuasiveness. The whole book demonstrates the seriousness of humor and its central place in human life. I know . subject: Laughter, Wit and humor–Psychological aspects. Page iii. Taking Laughter Seriously John Morreall Department of Philosophy Northwestern University.

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The second quality of Taking Laughter Seriously is its clarity and its engaging style. My library Help Advanced Book Search. You must be logged in to Tag Records. Order a copy Copyright or permission restrictions may apply.


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It will be enjoyed by philosophers, psychologists, teachers, and anyone who can read. It needs periodic philosophical reflection. Belief lauughter the Basis of Humor.

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Catalogue Persistent Identifier https: You can morreakl this on the NLA website. Karl Pfeifer – – Inquiry: How do I find a book? One would hope that a book on laughter and humor, even a scholarly one, would not be so ponderous and officious that it evidenced little relationship to its announced mlrreall. Table of Contents Preface Part One: A New Theory Part Two: National Library of Australia. The Variety of Humor.


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Can There Be a Theory of Laughter? His discussions of humor as aesthetic experience, social lubricant, and valuable human feature are original and provocative. The laughter of the Thracian handmaid. Jenny Teichmann – – Philosophy in Review 4 4: State University of New York Press