The IAPH held its first group meetings at the APA Western division in Vancouver, Canada, 1-5 April 2015. The inaugural lectures included the following:

 

Program of the First Group Session: Inaugural Lectures I

 

Chair: Lydia Amir, College of Management Academic Studies, Rishon LeZion, Israel (Founding-President)

lydamir@colman.ac.il

 

John Morreall, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA, “It's a Funny Thing, Humor.” (Honorary President)

jsmorr@wm.edu

 

Noel Carroll, The City University of New York, New York, NY, USA, “The Applied Philosophy of Humor: Comic Amusement, Emotion, and Coping.”

knollcarroll@gmail.com

 

Lydia Amir, College of Management Academic Studies, Rishon LeZion, Israel, “Humor and the Good Life.”

lydamir@mail.com

 

 

Program of the Second Group Session: Inaugural Lectures II

 

Chair: Lydia Amir, College of Management Academic Studies, Israel (Founding-President)

lydamir@colman.ac.il

 

Thiago Ribeiro de M. Leite, Sao Paulo University, Sao Paulo, Brazil, “Schopenhauer's Pessimistic Laughter.”

thiagoribeiro@usp.br

 

Beau Shaw, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, “Humor as the Relief and Cause of Suffering in Nietzsche.”

shaw.beau@gmail.com

 

Carson Webb, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, USA, “Emotional Integrity and the Vis Comica in Kierkegaard's Early Middle Period.”

cswebb01@syr.edu

 

 

Click on the link to see the Conference Page for more information.

 

 

 Past Conference: APA Pacific Division Meeting,

Vancouver, Canada 1-5 April 2015

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