Humour and Irony in Kierkegaard's Thought

St. Martin's Press (2000)
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John Lippitt
University of Hertfordshire
Abstract
Irony, humor and the comic play vital yet under-appreciated roles in Kierkegaard's thought. Focusing upon the Concluding Unscientific Postscript , this book investigates these roles, relating irony and humor as forms of the comic to central Kierkegaardian themes. How does the comic function as a form of "indirect communication"? What roles can irony and humor play in the infamous Kierkegaardian "leap"? Do certain forms of wisdom depend upon possessing a sense of humor? And is such a sense of humor thus a genuine virtue?
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Call number B4378.I76.L57 2000
ISBN(s) 0312234740   9780312234744
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