The Philosophy of Humor: What Makes Something Funny?

A banana peel.

Author: Chris A. Kramer Category: Historical Philosophy, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Phenomenology and Existentialism, Ethics Word Count: 995 People can laugh at almost anything. What’s the deal with that? What makes something funny? This essay reviews some theories of what it is for something to be funny. Each theory offers insights into this question, … Continue reading The Philosophy of Humor: What Makes Something Funny?