Philip K. Dick

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Philip K. Dick
Philip K. Dick
Born Philip Kindred Dick
16 December 1928(1928-12-16)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Dee'd 2 Mairch 1982(1982-03-02) (aged 53)
Santa Ana, Californie, U.S.
Pen name
  • Richard Phillipps
  • Jack Dowland
Thrift Novelist, short story writer, essayist
Naitionality American
Period 1952–1982
Genre Science feection, paranoid feection, filosofical feection
Leeterar muivement Postmodrenism
Notable warks


Philip Kindred Dick (December 16, 1928 – Mairch 2, 1982) wis an American writer, wha published warks mainly belanging tae the genre o science feection. Dick explored filosofical, sociological an poleetical themes in novelles wi plots dominatit bi monopolistic corporations, authoritarian govrenments, alternate universes, an altered states o consciousness. His wark reflectit his personal interest in metapheesics an theology, an eften drew upon his life experiences in addressin the naitur o reality, identity, drog abuise, schizophrenia, an transcendental experiences.