Readership: General readers, scholars and students of philosophy, especially aesthetics, students in literature, music, and other arts.
Noël Carroll, Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Temple University
Noël Carroll is Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Temple University. He is a renowned scholar in the fields of film theory, the philosophy of literature, the philosophy of the visual arts, and social and cultural theory. He is the author or editor of 15 books and hundreds of articles on a wide range of humanistic and cultural topics and he has already written broadly on the topic of comedy. He currently teaches courses in film and media theory, philosophy of art and philosophy of
"Excellent introduction." - Steven Poole, the guardian
1: The nature of humour
2: Humour, emotion, and cognition
3: Humour and value