I Think, Therefore I Laugh: The Flip Side of Philosophy

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Wittgenstein once remarked that 'a serious and good philosophical work could be written that consisted entirely of jokes'. Inspired by this idea, John Allen Paulos shows how conceptual humour and analytic philosophy resonate at a very deep level. Both evince a keen concern for language and its (mis)interpretations; both require a free intelligence in a relatively open society, as well as a sceptical tendency towards debunking; and both are quintessentially human. "I Think, Therefore I Laugh" is packed with jokes, stories, ...

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I Think, Therefore I Laugh: The Flip Side of Philosophy
2001, Penguin Books Ltd, London

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I Think, Therefore I Laugh: The Flip Side of Philosophy
2000, Columbia University Press, New York

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I Think, Therefore I Laugh: The Flip Side of Philosophy
2000, Allen Lane, London

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