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Jacques Derrida (1930—2004), French philosopher

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau (28 June 1712 – 2 July 1778) was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th century. His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution as well as the overall development of modern political, sociological, and educational thought.

Albert Camus (7 Nov 1913 – 4 Jan 1960) French-Algeria-born Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher. His views contributed to rise of philosophy known as absurdism. . .awarded 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature "for his important literary production, which w/ clear-sighted earnestness illuminates problems of human conscience in our times."

Félix Nadar, George Sand. French writer and intellectual who wore sometimes dressed as a man and had an affair with Chopin.

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Baudelaire fue un poeta, crítico de arte y traductor francés. Fue llamado poeta maldito, debido a su vida de bohemia y excesos, y a la visión del mal que impregna su obra. Las influencias más importantes sobre él fueron Théophile Gautier, Joseph de Maistre (de quien dijo que le había enseñado a pensar) y, en particular, Edgar Allan Poe, a quien tradujo extensamente.

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“I have cultivated my hysteria with pleasure and terror.” ― Charles Baudelaire

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