OLIVER DOUBLE | Getting the Joke. The Inner Workings of Stand-up Comedy*
Un manual académico sobre filosofía del humor. Completo y de nivel avanzado pero accesible.
Comic Relief: A Comprehensive Philosophy of Humor develops an inclusive theory that integrates psychological, aesthetic, and ethical issues relating to humor
- Offers an enlightening and accessible foray into the serious business of humor
- Reveals how standard theories of humor fail to explain its true nature and actually support traditional prejudices against humor as being antisocial, irrational, and foolish
- Argues that humor’s benefits overlap significantly with those of philosophy
- Includes a foreword by Robert Mankoff, Cartoon Editor of The New Yorker