Humor, Laughter and Human Flourishing
A Philosophical Exploration of the Laughing Animal
|Series title:||SpringerBriefs in Education Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $49.99|
| Book Description: |
This book is a philosophical investigation of the significance of humor and laughter, examining its relation to other human phenomena including truth, nihilism, dreams, friendship, intimacy, aesthetic experience, self-transcendence and education. The author addresses the relative neglect of humor and laughter among philosophers of education with this volume, where the focus is on the significance of humor and laughter for human flourishing. Central questions are threaded...