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 likely one of the instruments we use to stay heavily, to get the grasp of turning into human. It forces us to adventure disruptions in our routine methods of tuning out of lifestyles, yet comes with a cost.

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