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Inside jokes
Matthew M. Hurley

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Inside jokes
using humor to reverse-engineer the mind
Matthew M. Hurley, Daniel C. Dennett, and Reginald B. Adams, Jr

Published 2011 by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

What is humor for?
The phenomenology of humor
A brief history of humor theories
Twenty questions for a cognitive and evolutionary theory of humor
Emotion and computation
A mind that can sustain humor
Humor and mirth
Higher order humor
Objections considered
The penumbra : non-jokes, bad jokes, and near-humor
But why do we laugh?
The punch line.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-328) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
152.4/3
Library of Congress
BF575.L3 H89 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiii, 359 p. :
Number of pages
359

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25564817M
Internet Archive
insidejokesusing00hurl
ISBN 10
026201582X
ISBN 13
9780262015820
LC Control Number
2010044707
OCLC/WorldCat
676725793

History

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