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Garratt, Chris

Overview
Works: 52 works in 307 publications in 11 languages and 4,701 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  Popular works  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Caricatures and cartoons  History  Biography  Humor  Introductions 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Other
Classifications: B831.2, 149.97
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chris Garratt
Postmodernism for beginners by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

75 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What is postmodernism? Here at last is a long overdue graphic study guide to the maddeningly enigmatic concept used to define our cultural condition in the late twentieth century." "Postmodernism claims that "modernity" which began with 'the Enlightenment', industrialism, Darwin and Marx, has collapsed. We now live in an endlessly 'contemporary culture' full of contested meanings. The resulting postmodern culture embodies parody, pastiche and cultural cross-over. It is a virtual world of hyperreality containing such strange phenomena as post-Holocaust amnesia, Disneyland, cyberspace, and Fukuyama's proclaimed 'end of history'."--Jacket
Introducing ethics by Dave Robinson( Book )

38 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title traces the arguments of the great moral thinkers, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes, Kant and others, and brings us up to date with postmodern critics
Introducing modernism by Chris Rodrigues( Book )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graphic tour through 20th-century culture which interprets modernism as a set of responses to the phenomenon of modernity itself - the political and social upheavals presented by industrialization and the rise of consumer capitalism (and the command economies of socialism); mass democracy, mass literacy, the rise of mass media and the relentless advance of science and technology - Back Cover
Introducing Descartes by Dave Robinson( Book )

30 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Hebrew and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and cartoon illustrations discuss the major theories and beliefs of the philosophy of Descartes, the different questions he asked himself in order to develop his theories, and his major contributions to science, math, and philosophy
Keynes for beginners by Peter Pugh( Book )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using cartoon imagery, key themes are illucidated to explain John Maynard Keynes' economic theories. A critic of the laissiez-faire conventional wisdom of the time, Keynes believed that a healthy economy depended upon government spending to encourage growth
Ethics for beginners by Dave Robinson( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ethics has become a burning issue in moral philosophical thought, raising the specter of responsibility at a time when responsibility seems entirely replaced by uncertainty and relativism." "In a climate of instant information, free markets and possible ecological disaster, how do we define "rights", self-interest and civic duties? What are the acceptable limits of scientific investigation, genetic engineering, the rights and wrongs of animal rights, euthanasia and civil disobedience?" "What is the place of individual choice and consequence in a post-Holocaust world of continuing genocidal ethnic cleansing? Is "identity" now a last-ditch cultural defense of ethnic nationalisms and competing fundamentalisms?" "Introducing Ethics confronts these dilemmas. It traces in words and images the arguments of the great moral thinkers, including Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes and Kant, and brings the reader up to date with postmodern critics."--Jacket
Introducing American politics by Patrick Brogan( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide to the American political system shows how the country's institutions, history and practice affect government policies. It explains the balance between the two national parties and the way their rivalry is shaping up for the new century
Introducing Keynes : a graphic guide by Peter Pugh( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a graphic novel interpretation of Keynes' life and his philosophies on economics, arguing that his ideas for a government-backed economy helped revolutionize government economics after the Great Depresion
Philosophy for beginners by Dave Robinson( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hou xian dai zhu yi by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in Chinese and English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethik : [ein Sachcomic] by Dave Robinson( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in German and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postmodernismo para principiantes by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanish translation of "Postmodernism for beginners". Ilustrated introduction to postmodernism
Keynes : ein Sachcomic by Peter Pugh( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best of Biff by Chris Garratt( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descartes para principiantes by Dave Robinson( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introducing postmodernism by Richard Appignanesi( )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postmodernism seemed to promise an end to the grim Cold War era of nuclear confrontation and oppressive ideologies. The notoriously proclaimed 'end of history', the triumph of liberal democracy over Communist tyranny, proved to be an illusion, and we awoke in the anxious grip of globalization, unpredictable terrorism and unforeseen war. Has the 21st century resolved the question of postmodernism or are we more than ever ensnared in its perplexities?
L'éthique décomplexée by Dave Robinson( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Biff by Chris Garratt( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postmodernisme voor beginners by Richard Appignanesi( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Dutch and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collage van beeld en tekst waarin een inleidend overzicht gegeven wordt van de geschiedenis, de invloed en de problemen van het postmodernisme
How to be a genius by Chris Garratt( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Postmodernism for beginnersHou xian dai zhu yi
Alternative Names
Garratt, Chris (Cartoonist)

개라트, 크리스

ギャラット, クリス

Languages
English (204)

Spanish (22)

German (13)

Chinese (13)

Polish (2)

Hebrew (2)

French (1)

Romanian (1)

Persian (1)

Dutch (1)

Finnish (1)

Covers
Introducing ethicsIntroducing modernismIntroducing DescartesKeynes for beginnersEthics for beginnersIntroducing American politicsIntroducing Keynes : a graphic guidePhilosophy for beginners