Theoretical and methodological study of psychological phenomenology of humor
Private Institution of Education «Grodno College of Business and Law», Grodno, Belarus
The survey analyzes the psychological phenomenology of humor in three ways: historical, methodological and theoretical. Analysis of context comprehension of humor in the history of psychology can identify the logic of its development in the cultural history of ambivalent emotions to be arbitrary and personal rule-mental function. Methodological analysis of the approaches to the study of humor to structure advances in understanding of humor on the parameters: the level of psychological reality and the type of activity. Theoretical analysis of the concept of humor allows us to determine for a given concept to a specific place in a system of psychological knowledge, highlight the category, which generalizes and explains the essence and sense of humor. This category is the notion of psychological tools.
Keywords: humor, historical analysis, methodological analysis, logical analysis, theoretical analysis, a psychological weapon.