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Jaan Kaplinski (born January 22, 1941, in Tartu) is an Estonian poet, philosopher, and culture critic. Kaplinski is known for his independent mind, focus on global issues and support for left-wing/liberal thinking. He has been influenced by Eastern philosophical schools (taoism and especially buddhism).. Estonian poet philosopher and culture critic

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