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CONTENTS Preface 1 The Scribes of Babylon 2 The Household Name 3 The Arabian Poet 4 The Gambling Scholar 5 The Cunning Fox 6 The Frustrated Doctor and the Sickly Genius 7 The Luckless Revolutionary 8 The Mediocre Engineer and the Transcendent Professor 9 The Drunken Vandal 10 The Would-Be Soldier and the Weakly Bookworm 11 The Clerk from the Patent Office 12 A Quantum Quintet 13 The Five-Dimensional Man 14 The Political Journalist 15 A Muddle of Mathematicians 16 Seekers after Truth and Beauty Further Reading Index
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Symmetry -- History.