French philosopher best for his analysis into the idea of postmodernity. He was instrumental within the 1968 pupil uprising in Paris, which advocated for transformation in the French educational model. He proved helpful as a teacher at the School of Grenoble for quite some time. He was created in Millau, France. He had not been formally informed, but was teased by family members for seemingly appearing out of the womb being a literate adult. He and musician Sophie Calle both became well-known people of French descent.