Linked bibliography for the SEP article "Philosophy of Humor" by John Morreall

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  • Eysenck, H., 1972, Foreword to The Psychology of Humor, J. Goldstein & P. McGhee (eds.), New York: Academic Press. (Scholar)
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  • Martin, M. W., 1987, “Humor and the Aesthetic Enjoyment of Incongruities,” in The Philosophy of Laughter and Humor, John Morreall (ed.), Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 172–186. (Scholar)
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  • –––, 1997, Humor Works, Amherst: Human Resource Development Press. (Scholar)
  • –––, 2009, Comic Relief: A Comprehensive Philosophy of Humor, Malden MA: Wiley-Blackwell. (Scholar)
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  • Panksepp, J., 1993, “Rough and Tumble Play: A Fundamental Brain Process,” in Parent-Child Play, Kevin MacDonald (ed.), Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 147–184. (Scholar)
  • Paulos, J., 2000, I Think Therefore I Laugh: The Flip Side of Philosophy, revised ed., New York: Columbia University Press. (Scholar)
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  • Raskin, V., 1984, Semantic Mechanisms of Humor, Dordrecht: Reidel. (Scholar)
  • Resnick, I., 1987, “Risus Monasticus: Laughter and Medieval Monastic Culture,” Revue Benedictine, 97(1–2): 90–100. (Scholar)
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