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A Case for Irony
by Jonathan Lear and Cora Diamond and Christine M. Korsgaard


Overview - Vanity Fair has declared the Age of Irony over. Joan Didion has lamented that Obama s United States is an irony-free zone. Here Jonathan Lear argues that irony is one of the tools we use to live seriously, to get the hang of becoming human. It forces us to experience disruptions in our habitual ways of tuning out of life, but comes with a cost.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Vanity Fair has declared the Age of Irony over. Joan Didion has lamented that Obama s United States is an irony-free zone. Here Jonathan Lear argues that irony is one of the tools we use to live seriously, to get the hang of becoming human. It forces us to experience disruptions in our habitual ways of tuning out of life, but comes with a cost.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780674416888
  • ISBN-10: 0674416880
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publish Date: October 2014
  • Page Count: 210
  • Dimensions: 9.03 x 5.77 x 0.59 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.69 pounds

Series: Tanner Lectures on Human Values #1

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