Philip K. Dick
#552 Overall Influence

Philip K. Dick

American science fiction author

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Philip Kindred Dick was an American writer known for his work in science fiction. He produced 44 published novels and approximately 121 short stories, most of which appeared in science fiction magazines during his lifetime. His fiction explored varied philosophical and social themes, and featured recurrent elements such as alternate realities, simulacra, monopolistic corporationss, drug abuse, authoritarian governments, and altered states of consciousness. His work was concerned with questions surrounding the nature of reality, perception, human nature, and identity.

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University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

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#192 World Rank #33 USA Rank
Philosophy
#266 World Rank #59 USA Rank
Literature