By Mordechai Gordon
This e-book is a philosophical research of the importance of humor and laughter, interpreting its relation to different human phenomena together with fact, nihilism, desires, friendship, intimacy, aesthetic adventure, self-transcendence and schooling. the writer addresses the relative forget of humor and laughter between philosophers of schooling with this quantity, the place the focal point is at the importance of humor and laughter for human flourishing.
Central questions are threaded via this paintings: What does the research of humor and laughter carry to philosophy and particularly to philosophy of schooling? How is stand-up comedian pondering various from different modes of human realizing? What may possibly ensue if we have been to reply to the absurdity of human life with humor and laughter? What insights will be realized from a philosophical research of humor in dating to different human phenomena akin to goals, friendship, intimacy, aesthetic adventure and self-transcendence? And, ultimately, how can humor and laughter improve human lifestyles and flourishing?
The writer offers groundbreaking insights into what will be won from a examine of humor and laughter approximately human life ordinarily and flourishing in particular.
This paintings could be of curiosity to philosophers, particularly philosophers of schooling, as good as to academics and educators. Its distinct mix of philosophical research and funny discourse is either a rigorous and available research of humor.
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