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dc.contributor.authorHietalahti, Jarno
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-13T11:34:05Z
dc.date.available2016-10-13T11:34:05Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.citationHietalahti, J. (2016). Humor and Disobedience : Understanding Controversial Humor. <i>Filosofiska Notiser</i>, <i>3</i>(3), 23-44. <a href="http://filosofiskanotiser.com/Hietalahti16_3_1.pdf" target="_blank">http://filosofiskanotiser.com/Hietalahti16_3_1.pdf</a>
dc.identifier.otherCONVID_26266174
dc.identifier.otherTUTKAID_71453
dc.identifier.urihttps://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/51621
dc.description.abstractIn this article, I analyze controversial humor and argue that the concept of disobedience is of central importance when evaluating, for instance, harsh or potentially hurtful jokes. Following social critic Erich Fromm (1900– 1980) I claim that disobedience is a dialectic concept: that is, it includes the possibilities both to affirm and to reject. This observation connects humor to other values, and pivotal is how humor is related to the question of what it means to be a human being. Through this insight, I argue that controversial humor may shock and be offensive, or it can be amusing and even have a cathartic effect. In the end, in evaluating humor it is necessary to analyze the values behind humor, that is, what humor obeys and what it disobeys.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherFilosofiska notiser
dc.relation.ispartofseriesFilosofiska Notiser
dc.relation.urihttp://filosofiskanotiser.com/Hietalahti16_3_1.pdf
dc.subject.othertottelemattomuus
dc.subject.otherhumor
dc.subject.otherdisobedience
dc.subject.othercontroversial humor
dc.titleHumor and Disobedience : Understanding Controversial Humor
dc.typearticle
dc.identifier.urnURN:NBN:fi:jyu-201610134363
dc.contributor.laitosYhteiskuntatieteiden ja filosofian laitosfi
dc.contributor.laitosDepartment of Social Sciences and Philosophyen
dc.contributor.oppiaineFilosofiafi
dc.contributor.oppiainePhilosophyen
dc.type.urihttp://purl.org/eprint/type/JournalArticle
dc.date.updated2016-10-13T09:15:03Z
dc.type.coarjournal article
dc.description.reviewstatuspeerReviewed
dc.format.pagerange23-44
dc.relation.issn2002-0198
dc.relation.numberinseries3
dc.relation.volume3
dc.type.versionpublishedVersion
dc.rights.copyright© Hietalahti & Filosofiska Notiser, 2016.
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jyx.subject.urihttp://www.yso.fi/onto/yso/p9239
jyx.subject.urihttp://www.yso.fi/onto/yso/p1044


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