A Case for Irony (The Tanner lectures on human values) by Jonathan Lear

By Jonathan Lear

vainness reasonable has declared the Age of Irony over. Joan Didion has lamented that Obama’s usa is an “irony-free zone." right here Jonathan Lear argues that irony is among the instruments we use to stay heavily, to get the cling of turning into human. It forces us to event disruptions in our ordinary methods of tuning out of lifestyles, yet comes with a cost.

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