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  • John Macmurray (1891 - 1976)
    John Macmurray MC (16 February 1891 – 21 June 1976) was a Scottish philosopher. His thought moved beyond the modern tradition begun by Descartes and continued in Britain by Locke, Berkeley and Hume. ...
  • Victor Yarros (1865 - 1956)
    Victor S. Yarros (1865–1956) was an American anarchist, lawyer, and author. He was law partner to Clarence Darrow for 11 years in Chicago, husband to the feminist gynecologist Rachelle Yarros, née Sl...
  • Slavoj Žižek
    Slavoj Žižek (born 21 March 1949) is a Slovenian continental philosopher. He is a senior researcher at the Institute for Sociology and Philosophy at the University of Ljubljana, Global Distinguished Pr...
  • Emily Prager
    Emily Prager is an American author, actress and journalist. Prager starred in The Edge of Night on television in the 1960s, and was a contributing editor of The National Lampoon Magazine an a perform...
  • Robert K. Massie
    Robert Kinloch Massie III (born 1929) is an American historian, author and Pulitzer Prize recipient. He has devoted much of his career to studying the House of Romanov, Russia's royal family from 161...


Definition (Oxford Paperback Dictionary Thesaurus 2001)

A writer is a person who has written a particular text, or who writes books or articles as an occupation - the thesaurus lists author, bard, composer, dramatist, journalist, littérateur, novelist, playwright, poet, wordsmith.

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