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Martin Heidegger b. 1889, d. 1976 A German philosopher known for his existential and phenomenological explorations of the 'question of Being'.

Michel Foucault... For taking up some serious issues and giving us "Discipline and Punishment".

Michel Foucault 1926-1984 was a french philosopher, social theorist, historian of ideas, and a literary critic. he lectured at both School De France, and UC Berkley here in CA. His theories addressed what power is and how it works, "Manner in which it controls knowledge and vice versa".

Akira Kurosawa. (March 23, 1910 – September 6, 1998) was a Japanese film director, screenwriter, producer, and editor. Regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema, Kurosawa directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 years.

Franz Kafka (3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was an influential German-language author of novels and short stories who is regarded as one of the great writers of the 20th century. The term "Kafkaesque" has entered the English language to describe surreal situations reminiscent of those in his writing. I use to read Metamorphosis to lose weight.

Rudyard Kipling fue un escritor y poeta británico nacido en la India. Autor de relatos, cuentos infantiles, novelista y poeta, se le recuerda por sus relatos y poemas sobre los soldados británicos en la India y la defensa del imperialismo occidental, así como por sus cuentos infantiles. Una de su obra más popular es la colección de relatos The Jungle Book (El libro de la selva, 1894).

Jean-Paul Sartre at his home in Paris in 1946. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1964, but famously declined to accept it.

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George Orwell

Swedish filmmaker, writer and producer, Ingmar Bergman. His gritty, realistic films don't embrace the "feel good" style of movies that Hollywood produces. He had the courage to take on darker topics, such as death, loneliness and the anguish of the human soul. I think he was a brilliant man and adore his films. Fanny and Alexander is my favorite.