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A Slap in the Face: Why Insults Hurt--And Why They Shouldn't

A Slap in the Face: Why Insults Hurt--And Why They Shouldn't

by William B. Irvine

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199934454
Pages: 264
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 7 Mb
Date posting: 2020-07-07
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Insults are part of the fabric of daily life. But why do we insult each other? Why do insults cause us such pain? Can we do anything to prevent or lessen this pain? Most importantly, how can we overcome our inclination to insult others? In A Slap in the Face, William Irvine undertakes a wide-ranging investigation of insults, their history, the role they play in social relationships, and the science behind them. He examines not just memorable zingers, such as Elizabeth Bowen's ...