I Blog, therefore I Am

This month NBM will start announcing my comic ‘Philosophy: a Discovery in Comics’, and I am very happy and excited about it! This book appeared originally in Dutch in 2010, and I am very pleased with the American title NBM came up with. (the original is ‘Philosophy in the Picture’).

Philosophy: a Discovery in Comics

 

Because it IS a Discovery in Comics – as much for me as for the reader, I hope. I have no formal education in philosophy and I think you don’t need one to be a philosopher. Philosophy is literally: love of knowledge, so all you need to enjoy my book is an interest in Thinking, and Thinking about Thinking. And I throw in the occasional cartoony joke as well, so a sense of humor is also a pre-requisite.

If you want to know more about the book, check it out on my website: www.senoeni.net

On this blog I will post more about myself and how the book came about in the coming months, see keep an eye on this spot.

Philosophy: a Discovery in Comics

Next episode: WHO AM I and WHEN DID I START THINKING?

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About the Author

Margreet de Heer
Margreet de Heer
Margreet de Heer lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, with her husband Yiri T. Kohl. A long time ago, she studied Theology at the University of Amsterdam, but through divine intervention she ended up as a comic artist. She worked at the famous comic store Lambiek from 2000 until 2005, and wrote a book about Dutch comics together with Kees Kousemaker. Since 2005 she is a full-time comic artist producing a wide range of work, from children's comics in magazines to cartoons at business conferences. In 2007 she started making philosophical comic "reports" for newspaper Trouw. This resulted in a book edition in 2010, soon followed by graphic novels about religion and science. 'Philosophy: a Discovery in Comics' and 'Science: a Discovery in Comics' are published at NBM. 'Religion: a Discovery in Comics' is coming out in October 2015.

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