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Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-282) and index.
The scribes of Babylon -- The household name -- The Persian poet -- The gambling scholar -- The cunning fox -- The frustrated doctor and the sickly genius -- The luckless revolutionary -- The mediocre engineer and the transcendent professor -- The drunken vandal -- The would-be soldier and the weakly bookworm -- The clerk from the patent office -- A quantum quintet -- The five-dimensional man -- The political journalist -- A muddle of mathematicians -- Seekers after truth and beauty.