Egon Bondy, born Zbyněk Fišer, (January 20, 1930, Prague – April 9, 2007, Bratislava) was a Czech philosopher, writer, and poet, one of the main personalities of the Prague underground. Events 250 - Emperor Decius begins a widespread persecution of Christians in Rome. Year 1930 ( MCMXXX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Prague (ˈprɑːg Praha (ˈpraɦa see also other names) is the Capital and Largest city of the Czech Republic. Events 193 - Septimius Severus is proclaimed Roman Emperor by the army in Illyricum (in the Balkans) Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ARTICLE TEXT BEGINS AFTER THESE COMMENTS - PLEASE READ 1 Please do not edit the lead without reading Czechs (Češi ˈt͡ʃɛʃɪ archaic Čechové) are a western Slavic people of Central Europe, living predominantly in the Czech Republic Prague underground was an Underground culture developed in Prague, Czechoslovakia in the late 1960s and 1970s during the Czechoslovak normalization 
In the late 1940s, Bondy was active in a surrealistic group. The 1940s decade ran from 1940 to 1949 Events and trends The 1940s was a period between the radical 1930s and the conservative 1950s which also leads the period to be From 1957 to 1961, he studied philosophy and psychology at Charles University in Prague. Year 1957 ( MCMLVII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar) Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Charles University in Prague (also simply Charles University; Univerzita Karlova v Praze Universitas Carolina Karls-Universität zu Prag is the oldest and largest From the 1960s he was one of the main figures of the Prague underground, writing texts for The Plastic People of the Universe. The 1960s decade refers to the years from the beginning of 1960 to the end of 1969 The Plastic People of the Universe ( PPU) is a rock band from Prague, Czech Republic. His non-conformism brought him into conflict with the communist regime in occupied Czechoslovakia. Communism is a Socioeconomic structure that promotes the establishment of an egalitarian, classless, stateless Society based Czechoslovakia may also refer to what is now the Czech Republic and Slovakia. His works were circulated only as Samizdat. Samizdat (самиздат was the clandestine copying and distribution of government-suppressed literature or other media in Soviet-bloc
Bondy was always interested in the study of Karl Marx and in the criticism of both contemporary capitalism and totalitarian socialism. Capitalism is the Economic system in which the Means of production are owned by private Persons and operated for Profit and where Socialism refers to a broad set of economic theories of social organization advocating state or collective ownership and administration of the Means of production and distribution His philosophical work concerns ontological and related ethical problems. In Philosophy, ontology (from the Greek, genitive: of being (part Ethics is a major branch of Philosophy, encompassing right conduct and good life He attempts to show the relevance of ontology without any substance or grounding.
Bondy's work is very distinctive. He was a close friend of Bohumil Hrabal, another Prague writer, and is one of the most influential Czech intellectuals of the 20th century. Bohumil Hrabal (ˈboɦumɪl ˈɦrabal ( March 28 1914, Brno - February 3 1997, Prague) was a famous Czech The twentieth century of the Common Era began on
In the 1990s Bondy moved from Prague to Bratislava, Slovakia. The 1990s collectively refers to the years between and including 1990 and 1999 Prague (ˈprɑːg Praha (ˈpraɦa see also other names) is the Capital and Largest city of the Czech Republic. ARTICLE TEXT BEGINS AFTER THESE COMMENTS - PLEASE READ 1 Please do not edit the lead without reading
The scope of his works is exceptionally broad: he published about thirty books of poetry, ranging from epic poems in early 1950s to meditative philosophical works in the 1980s. The 1950s Decade refers to the years of 1950 to 1959 inclusive The 1980s was the decade spanning from January 1 1980 to December 31 1989. He also published about twenty novels, most of them dealing with the topic of a society or an individual in crisis, or a crisis in the relationship between an individual and his or her community. Despite the deep, existential background of his work, the texts are fresh and entertaining. He himself most valued his philosophical works. He published a history of philosophy. However, this work is criticized by authorities within the field for its subjective deformation of the topic, reflective of Bondy's Marxist orientation. Marxism is the political philosophy and practice derived from the work of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.
Bondy is a name drawn from the great Czech writer Karel Capek in his War with the Newts. (However, it has nothing to do with Egon Bondy for Zbyněk Fišer started to use this Jewish pseudonym in 1949 when he prepared a surrealistic anthology. The authors of the texts in the anthology chose a Jewish pseudonym each. )