By John Morreall,Robert Mankoff
- Offers an enlightening and obtainable foray into the intense company of humor
- Reveals how common theories of humor fail to give an explanation for its precise 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 means of Robert Mankoff, caricature Editor of The New Yorker
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Comic Relief: A Comprehensive Philosophy of Humor (New Directions in Aesthetics) by John Morreall,Robert Mankoff