MY TOP TEN FAVORITE SCI-FI PHILOSOPHERS


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1.0 Jules Gabriel Verne (February 8, 1828 – March 24, 1905)

Notable work(s)
"Voyages Extraordinaires"
From the Earth to the Moon (1865
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea,  
A Journey to the Center of the Earth,
Around the World in Eighty Days,
The Mysterious Island,  
Dick Sand, A Captain at Fifteen





2.0 Herbert George "H.G." Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946)




Notable work(s)
The Time Machine 
The Invisible Man 
The Island of Doctor Moreau 
The War of the Worlds 
The First Men in the Moon 
The Shape of Things to Come






3.0 Hugo Gernsbacher (August 16, 1884 – August 19, 1967) A.K.A. Hugo Gernsback

Notable work(s)
Ralph 124C 41+ 
Science and Invention — formerly Electrical Experimenter; published August 1920 to August 1931 
Science and Mechanics — originally Everyday Mechanics; changed to Everyday Science and Mechanics in 1931. "Everyday" dropped as March 1937 issue, and published as Science and Mechanics until 1976





4.0 Isaac Asimov (January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992)

Notable work(s)
The Foundation Series,
the Robot Series, Nightfall,  
The Intelligent Man's Guide to Science,  
I, Robot,  
Planets for Man





5.0 Sir Arthur Charles Clarke (16 December 1917 – 19 March 2008)


Notable work(s)
Childhood's End
2001: A Space Odyssey
Rendezvous with Rama
The Fountains of Paradise




6.0 Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950) A.K.A. George Orwell,

A photo showing head and shoulders of a middle-aged Caucasian man with a slim mustache.Notable work(s)
 Homage to Catalonia (1938)
Animal Farm (1945)
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949)
essays

 The signature of George Orwell, reading "Eric Blair / ('George Orwell')








 7.0 Ray Douglas Bradbury (August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012)

Ray Bradbury in 1975 Notable work(s)
Fahrenheit 451,  
The Martian Chronicles,  
Something Wicked This Way Comes












 8.0 Philip Kindred Dick (December 16, 1928 – March 2, 1982)

 Notable work(s)
 Ubik,
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?,  
The Man in the High Castle,  
A Scanner Darkly,  
VALIS trilogy,
Second Variety

 





 9.0 Franklin Patrick Herbert, Jr. (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986)

Notable work(s)
Dune and its five sequels



 





 10.0  John Michael Crichton (October 23, 1942 – November 4, 2008),

Notable work(s)
Jurassic Park 
The Andromeda Strain 
Congo 
Travels 
Sphere 
Next (the final book published before his death),  
Pirate Latitudes (published November 24, 2009)
Micro (final unfinished techno-thriller)



























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