A video of a talk by Prof. Chris Kramer
11 a.m., October 22, 2023
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This Sunday we’re going to look into the science of comedy by watching The Philosophy of Humor: What makes Something Funny, a short video in which Chris A. Kramer, chair of the Santa Barbara City College Philosophy Department, presents some of the theories about why we find things funny. Second, we’ll watch a sample of three different examples of humor in the 10-minute Examples of Types of Humor. Finally, President Barack Obama and his anger translator, Arthur (Keegan-Michael Key) in President Obama’s Anger Translator at White House Correspondents Dinner.
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