On Being Ridiculous - the power of laughter in philosophy and art

On Being Ridiculous - the power of laughter in philosophy and art

Anders Kølle

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Delere Press
Año de edición:
2024
ISBN:
9789811883255
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Laughter is communication. It is melody without words; it is a song as old as humanity itself. But what does laughter 'say'? Tackling this question Anders Kølle leads his readers away from the safety and comforts of reason and into the wilderness of the ridiculous and the absurd. It is a journey to the outskirts of language, to the limits of meanings and words, where laughter grows and flourishes together with the realization of being´s ridiculous ground. With Paul Celan and Marcel Duchamp as travel companions and in conversation with Ashley YK Yeo´s breath-taking art this book explores the power of laughter in philosophy and art and invites its readers to laugh and to howl both with and against humanity.     

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