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John Ó Maoilearca on The Laughing Philosopher at IAI

Posted: Tuesday 13 Jan 2015
by John Mullarkey 0 comments

Listen to John Ó Maoilearca, Julian Baggini and Katie Brand debate the nature of comedy and reality.

http://iai.tv/video/the-laughing-philosopher

To be taken seriously is an accolade for the thinker. But from Nietzsche to Derrida, big ideas have been expressed through irony, satire and jest. Might comedy be the best and perhaps only way to convey some truths, or is truth never a laughing matter?


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