Philosophy

PHIL2502Philosophy of Laughter3 ch
Since at least as early as Plato, and continuing to the present day, philosophers have wondered why we laugh, and why we cherish comedy, and humor, and irony. What role does laughter play in a happy life? Can it help make us wiser? Can ethics help us to differentiate between valueable and cruel laughter.

Please note: This course is offered under Registrar’s Warrant for the 2017-18 academic year and may not be offered on an ongoing basis.