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Comic Relief. A Comprehensive Philosophy of Humor

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

Издательство: "John Wiley&Sons Limited"

ISBN: 9781444307801

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John Morreall

John Morreall (b. February 1, 1947) is Professor of Religious Studies at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia [ [http://www.wm.edu/religiousstudies/directory.php?personid=1228889 College of William and Mary - Faculty directory] ] . He has also taught at Northwestern University, Santa Clara University, Pennsylvania State University, and the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Morreall is a founder of the International Society for Humor Studies (ISHS), and was elected its President for 2004–2005 [ [http://www.hnu.edu/ishs/ContactCenter.htm ISHS website - contact page] ] . He is on the board of "Humor: International Journal of Humor Research", [ [http://www.hnu.edu/ishs/JournalCenter.htm Humor Journal] ] and was its Review Editor from 1988 to 1999.


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"Taking Laughter Seriously" (SUNY Press, 1983)

"The Philosophy of Laughter and Humor" (SUNY Press, 1987)

"Humor Works" (Human Resource Development Press, 1997)

"Comedy, Tragedy, and Religion" (SUNY Press, 1999).

Morreall has also published over 60 articles, chapters, and reviews on humor, as well as over 40 articles and chapters on other topics in philosophy, religion, and linguistics.

Morreall has done over 500 presentations on humor for business and medical groups in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Japan, under the name Humorworks [ [http://www.humorworks.com/clients.php HumorWorks website - Client list] ] .

References

External links

* [http://www.hnu.edu/ishs/] - International Society for Humor Studies
* [http://www.humorworks.com/index.php] - HumorWorks website

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