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Diane Ackerman

Al-Ghazali

(1058 - 1111)

Alois Alzheimer

Alois Alzheimer

(1864 - 1915)

Noga Arikha

Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov

(1920 - 1992)

St. Augustine

Saint Augustine

(354 - 430)

Persian philosopher and scientist Avicenna.

Avicenna

(980 - 1037)

French critic Roland Barthes.

Roland Barthes

(1915 - 1980)

Photograph of Charles Baudelaire

Charles Baudelaire

(1821 - 1967)

Photograph of Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Luis Borges

(1899 - 1986)

Nick Bostrom

Nick Bostrom

Photograph of Italian writer Italo Calvino.

Italo Calvino

(1923 - 1985)

Margaret Cavendish

(1623 - 1673)

Chen Deyi

(c. 1476 - c. 1494)

French poet and author Christine de Pisan.

Christine de Pisan

(1364 - c. 1430)

Black and white photograph of John Crowley sitting on a porch.

John Crowley

Alexander Crummell.

Alexander Crummell

(1819 - 1898)

Image of English naturalist Charles Darwin.

Charles Darwin

(1809 - 1882)

Portrait of English essayist and critic Thomas De Quincey.

Thomas De Quincey

(1785 - 1859)

French mathematician and philosopher René Descartes.

René Descartes

(1596 - 1650)

Black and white photograph of Emily Dickinson sitting next to a desk.

Emily Dickinson

(1830 - 1886)

French man of letters Denis Diderot.

Denis Diderot

(1713 - 1784)

Pastel drawing of George Eliot.

George Eliot

(1819 - 1880)

Daniel Ellsberg

Daniel Ellsberg