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The Resource The philosophy of humour, Paul McDonald

The philosophy of humour, Paul McDonald

Label
The philosophy of humour
Title
The philosophy of humour
Statement of responsibility
Paul McDonald
Title variation
Philosophy of humor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McDonald, Paul
Dewey number
152.4/3
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PN6147
LC item number
.M33 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Philosophy insights
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wit and humor
  • Laughter
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • Laughter
  • Wit and humor
Label
The philosophy of humour, Paul McDonald
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Licence and Use -- Title Page -- Copyright Notice -- CONTENTS -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1 Humour or Laughter? -- 2. The Origins and Evolution of Humour -- 2.1 The Emergence of Humour -- 2.2 The Benefits of Humour -- 2.3 Is Humour an Emotion? -- 3. The Earliest Philosophies of Humour -- 3.1 Plato -- 3.2 Aristotle -- 3.3 Cicero -- 4. Superiority Theories of Humour -- 4.1 Rene Descartes: The Benefits of Ridicule -- 4.2 Thomas Hobbes: Sudden Glory -- 4.3 Henri Bergson: The Mechanical Encrusted on the Living
  • 4.4 Humour as a Game4.5 Roger Scruton: Attentive Demolition -- 5. Incongruity Theory -- 5.1 Frances Hutcheson and James Beattie -- 5.2 Immanuel Kant: Transformations into Nothing -- 5.3 Arthur Schopenhauer: Pleasure in the Defeat of Reason -- 5.4 SÃ?ren Kierkegaard -- 5.5 Problems with Incongruity Theory -- 5.6 So Where Does that Leave Us? -- 6. Relief Theories -- 6.1 Herbert Spencer: Nervous Energy -- 6.2 Sigmund Freud: The Unconscious -- 6.3 Freud and Play -- 6.4 Mikhail Bakhtin: Carnival -- 7. Humour and Ethics
  • 7.1 John Morreall: On the Positive and Negative Ethics of Humour7.2 Ethnic Humour -- 7.3 Christie Davis -- 7.4 Walsall People Are Stupid -- 7.5 Ted Cohen: Just Joking -- 8. Humour and Religion -- 8.1 Humour and Christianity -- 8.2 Holy Fools -- 8.3 Judaism and Humour -- 8.4 Humour and Buddhism -- 9. Postmodernism and Humour -- 9.1 John A. McClure: The Comically Cosmic -- 9.2 Humour as Philosophy -- 9.3 Susan Purdie: Joking and the Unstable Self -- 9.4 The Laugh of the Medusa -- 10. Laughter and the Limits of Understanding
  • Humour and the Human Predicament11. Bibliography -- A Note on the Author -- Humanities Insights
Control code
846986023
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (136 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847602107
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)846986023
Label
The philosophy of humour, Paul McDonald
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Licence and Use -- Title Page -- Copyright Notice -- CONTENTS -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1 Humour or Laughter? -- 2. The Origins and Evolution of Humour -- 2.1 The Emergence of Humour -- 2.2 The Benefits of Humour -- 2.3 Is Humour an Emotion? -- 3. The Earliest Philosophies of Humour -- 3.1 Plato -- 3.2 Aristotle -- 3.3 Cicero -- 4. Superiority Theories of Humour -- 4.1 Rene Descartes: The Benefits of Ridicule -- 4.2 Thomas Hobbes: Sudden Glory -- 4.3 Henri Bergson: The Mechanical Encrusted on the Living
  • 4.4 Humour as a Game4.5 Roger Scruton: Attentive Demolition -- 5. Incongruity Theory -- 5.1 Frances Hutcheson and James Beattie -- 5.2 Immanuel Kant: Transformations into Nothing -- 5.3 Arthur Schopenhauer: Pleasure in the Defeat of Reason -- 5.4 SÃ?ren Kierkegaard -- 5.5 Problems with Incongruity Theory -- 5.6 So Where Does that Leave Us? -- 6. Relief Theories -- 6.1 Herbert Spencer: Nervous Energy -- 6.2 Sigmund Freud: The Unconscious -- 6.3 Freud and Play -- 6.4 Mikhail Bakhtin: Carnival -- 7. Humour and Ethics
  • 7.1 John Morreall: On the Positive and Negative Ethics of Humour7.2 Ethnic Humour -- 7.3 Christie Davis -- 7.4 Walsall People Are Stupid -- 7.5 Ted Cohen: Just Joking -- 8. Humour and Religion -- 8.1 Humour and Christianity -- 8.2 Holy Fools -- 8.3 Judaism and Humour -- 8.4 Humour and Buddhism -- 9. Postmodernism and Humour -- 9.1 John A. McClure: The Comically Cosmic -- 9.2 Humour as Philosophy -- 9.3 Susan Purdie: Joking and the Unstable Self -- 9.4 The Laugh of the Medusa -- 10. Laughter and the Limits of Understanding
  • Humour and the Human Predicament11. Bibliography -- A Note on the Author -- Humanities Insights
Control code
846986023
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (136 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847602107
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)846986023

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