9780253219947

Irony in the Age of Empire

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  • ISBN13:

    9780253219947

  • ISBN10:

    0253219949

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-07-01
  • Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr

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Summary

Valuing comedy in social and political ethics

Author Biography

Cynthia Willett is Professor of Philosophy at Emory University, where she currently serves as the chair of the department. She is author of Soul of Justice and Maternal Ethics and Other Slave Moralities.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Prologue: On Truthinessp. 1
Laughter against Hubris: A Preemptive Strikep. 18
Laughing to Keep from Crying: Cornel West, Pragmatism, and Progressive Comedyp. 41
Authenticity in an Age of Satire: Ellison, Sartre, Bergson, and Spike Lee's Bamboozledp. 63
Engage the Enemy: Cavell, Comedies of Remarriage, and the Politics of Friendshipp. 92
Three Concepts of Freedomp. 116
Notesp. 149
Indexp. 167
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