Dr. Robert Provine appears in the following:
Monday, February 25, 2008
We all laugh. This hour of Radiolab asks why.
Aristotle thought that laughter is what separates us from the beasts, and that a baby does not have a SOUL, until the moment it laughs for the first time. Historian Barry Sanders, author of Sudden Glory, says that according to Aristotle, this moment of "human ensouling" is supposed to ...