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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
al-Razi
Doctor
c. 865 AD 27-Oct-925 AD Persian alchemist
Leon Battista Alberti
Architect
14-Feb-1404 25-Apr-1472 Ten Books on Architecture
Graham T. Allison
Scholar
23-Mar-1940   Kennedy School of Government
Anton Wilhelm Amo
Philosopher
1703 1784 First European-educated African philosopher
Rasmus B. Anderson
Scholar
12-Jan-1846 2-Mar-1936 America Not Discovered by Columbus
Ross Anderson
Scholar
15-Sep-1956   Why Cryptosystems Fail
Aelius Aristides
Scholar
117 AD 189 AD Greco-Roman rhetorician, sophist
Roger Ascham
Scholar
1515 30-Dec-1568 The Scholemaster
Benjamin R. Barber
Scholar
2-Aug-1939   Jihad vs. McWorld
A. Doak Barnett
Scholar
8-Oct-1921 17-Mar-1999 China on the Eve of Communist Takeover
Andrés Bello
Poet
29-Nov-1781 15-Oct-1865 South American intellectual, poet
Pietro Bembo
Scholar
20-May-1470 18-Jan-1547 Prose della volgar lingua
Marshall Berman
Scholar
24-Nov-1940 11-Sep-2013 All That Is Solid Melts Into Air
Mary Frances Berry
Government
17-Feb-1938   Civil Rights Commissioner, 1980-2004
Harold Bloom
Critic
11-Jul-1930   Literary critic, Yale professor
Thomas Bodley
Scholar
2-Mar-1545 28-Jan-1613 Bodleian Library
Carl Boggs
Scholar
1938   Social Movements and Political Power
Sissela Bok
Scholar
2-Dec-1934   Ethicist
Patrick Bond
Scholar
17-Nov-1961   Elite Transition
Jorge Luis Borges
Author
24-Aug-1899 14-Jun-1986 The Garden of Forking Paths
Walter Dean Burnham
Scholar
15-Jun-1930   Democracy in the Making
Judith Butler
Scholar
24-Feb-1956   Gender Trouble
Samuel Butler
Scholar
30-Jan-1774 4-Dec-1839 Headmaster of Shrewsbury School
Lawrence E. Cahoone
Scholar
31-Aug-1954   The Dilemma of Modernity
William Camden
Scholar
2-May-1551 9-Nov-1623 Britannia
Isaac Casaubon
Scholar
18-Feb-1559 1-Jul-1614 Leading classical scholar
Lionel Casson
Scholar
22-Jul-1914 18-Jul-2009 The Ancient Mariners
David Chandler
Scholar
11-Jul-1962   Constructing Global Civil Society
Mary Ellen Chase
Scholar
24-Feb-1887 28-Jul-1973 Silas Crockett
Vivek Chibber
Scholar
1965   Locked in Place
Stephen J. Cimbala
Scholar
4-Nov-1943   Nuclear Weapons and Strategy
Ariel Cohen
Scholar
c. 1964   Expert on International Relations
Stephen P. Cohen
Scholar
c. 1946   Foreign policy analyst
Robert Cotton
Scholar
22-Jan-1571 6-May-1631 Cottonian Library
James Crichton
Scholar
c. 1560 Jul-1582 The Admirable Crichton
André Dacier
Scholar
6-Apr-1651 18-Sep-1722 French classical scholar
Jean Daurat
Poet
1508 1-Nov-1588 French PlÚiade poet
Richard Dawes
Scholar
1708 21-Mar-1766 Miscellanea Critica
Dionysius Thrax
Scholar
170 BC 90 BC Authored first Greek grammar
Kenneth Dover
Scholar
11-Mar-1920 7-Mar-2010 Greek Homosexuality
Keith Dowding
Scholar
6-May-1960   Rational Choice and Political Power
John Duns Scotus
Religion
c. 1265 8-Nov-1308 14th century Scottish scholar
Michael Eric Dyson
Scholar
23-Oct-1958   Know What I Mean?
Umberto Eco
Scholar
5-Jan-1932 19-Feb-2016 Foucault's Pendulum, The Name of the Rose
John Hart Ely
Scholar
3-Dec-1938 25-Oct-2003 Democracy and Distrust
Sir Thomas Elyot
Scholar
c. 1490 26-Mar-1546 Boke named the Governour
Erasmus
Scholar
27-Oct-1469 12-Jul-1536 In Praise of Folly
Eratosthenes
Mathematician
276 BC 194 BC First to measure the Earth
Ralph Estes
Scholar
c. 1936   Tyranny of the Bottom Line
Robert Faurisson
Scholar
25-Jan-1929   French Holocaust denier
Cornelius Felton
Scholar
6-Nov-1807 26-Feb-1862 Classical scholar of Greek
Francesco Filelfo
Scholar
1398 1481 Italian humanist
Norman Finkelstein
Scholar
8-Dec-1953   The Holocaust Industry
Stanley Fish
Scholar
19-Apr-1938   Deconstructionist literary critic
Dudley Fitts
Scholar
28-Apr-1903 10-Jul-1968 Translator of Greek literature
James R. Flynn
Scholar
18-Apr-1934   Flynn Effect
Michel Foucault
Philosopher
15-Oct-1926 26-Jun-1984 History of Sexuality
Thomas Gaisford
Scholar
22-Dec-1779 2-Jun-1855 English classical scholar
Gaius
Scholar
fl. 2nd c. AD fl. 2nd c. AD Roman jurist, Institutes
James K. Galbraith
Scholar
29-Jan-1952   Economics Professor at UT-Austin
Ignace J. Gelb
Scholar
14-Oct-1907 22-Dec-1985 A Study of Writing
James M. Goldgeier
Scholar
c. 1961   America Between the Wars
Daniel Jonah Goldhagen
Scholar
30-Jun-1959   Hitler's Willing Executioners
Richard Gotshalk
Scholar
4-Sep-1931 16-Apr-2009 Homer and Hesiod: Myth and Philosophy
Peter Gowan
Scholar
15-Jan-1946 12-Jun-2009 The Global Gamble
David M. Halperin
Scholar
2-Apr-1952   One Hundred Years of Homosexuality
Jean Hardouin
Scholar
22-Dec-1646 3-Sep-1729 Confused Jesuit scholar
Mildred Fish Harnack
Spy
16-Sep-1902 16-Feb-1943 Guillotined by the Gestapo
Samuel Hartlib
Scholar
c. 1600 c. 1662 Influential German-English man of letters
Eric A. Havelock
Scholar
3-Jun-1903 4-Apr-1988 Preface to Plato
Steven Hayward
Scholar
c. 1958   Conservative environmentalism pundit
Carolyn Heilbrun
Novelist
13-Jan-1926 9-Oct-2003 Amanda Cross, mystery novelist
Philip K. Hitti
Scholar
24-Jun-1886 24-Dec-1978 History of the Arabs
T. Rice Holmes
Scholar
24-May-1855 4-Aug-1933 Caesar's Conquest of Gaul
Luc Holste
Scholar
27-Sep-1596 2-Feb-1661 German humanist and librarian
François Hotman
Scholar
23-Aug-1524 12-Feb-1590 Franco-Gallia
Wilhelm von Humboldt
Scholar
22-Jun-1767 8-Apr-1835 Diplomat turned philologist
Frederick S. Humphries
Business
c. 1935   Former President, Florida A&M University
Ulrich von Hutten
Poet
21-Apr-1488 29-Aug-1523 Epistolae Obscurorum Virorum
Harold Innis
Scholar
5-Nov-1894 8-Nov-1952 Empire and Communications
Peter H. Irons
Activist
11-Aug-1940   A People's History of the Supreme Court
M. R. James
Author
1-Aug-1862 12-Jun-1936 Ghost Stories of an Antiquary
Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Scholar
24-Nov-1946   Annenberg Public Policy Center
Leonard Jeffries
Scholar
19-Jan-1937   Controversial blackademic
Benjamin Jowett
Scholar
15-Apr-1817 1-Oct-1893 Translator of Plato, etc.
Frederick Kagan
Scholar
c. 1969   Neocon military historian, now at AEI
Herman Kahn
Scholar
15-Feb-1922 7-Jul-1983 Hudson Institute founder
Menachem Kellner
Scholar
28-Mar-1946   Maimonidean scholar
Robert O. Keohane
Scholar
3-Oct-1941   After Hegemony
Charles R. Kesler
Scholar
c. 1956   Conservative scholar
Majid Khadduri
Scholar
1908 25-Jan-2007 Middle East scholar
William R. Kintner
Scholar
21-Apr-1915 1-Feb-1997 Peace and the Strategy Conflict
Michael T. Klare
Scholar
1942   Resource Wars
Evan Kohlmann
Scholar
?   Founder, Globalterroralert.com
Richard Landes
Scholar
24-Jun-1949   Center for Millennial Studies
Gerald A. Larue
Scholar
?   The Way of Positive Humanism
Walter Leaf
Scholar
28-Nov-1852 8-Mar-1927 Classicist, translated Iliad
Anne Lefèvre
Scholar
1654 17-Aug-1720 Translator of Homer into French
Giacomo Leopardi
Poet
29-Jun-1798 14-Jun-1837 Despairing Italian classical poet
Ralph Lerner
Scholar
2-May-1928   The Thinking Revolutionary
Bernard Lewis
Scholar
31-May-1916   Middle East scholar
C. S. Lewis
Novelist
29-Nov-1898 22-Nov-1963 Chronicles of Narnia
S. Robert Lichter
Scholar
28-Aug-1948   Center for Media and Public Affairs
Leonard P. Liggio
Scholar
5-Jul-1933   Libertarian
Justus Lipsius
Scholar
18-Oct-1547 23-Mar-1606 Belgian scholar and author
Bj°rn Lomborg
Scholar
6-Jan-1965   The Skeptical Environmentalist
Eric Lott
Scholar
20-May-1959   Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy
Edward Luck
Scholar
?   International Affairs professor at Columbia
C. B. Macpherson
Scholar
18-Nov-1911 22-Jul-1987 Political Theory of Possessive Individualism
Rachel P. Maines
Scholar
8-Jul-1950   The Technology of Orgasm
Edmond Malone
Scholar
4-Oct-1741 25-Apr-1812 Irish Shakespearian scholar
Charles E. Merriam
Scholar
15-Nov-1874 8-Jan-1953 American Political Ideas
Ralph Miliband
Scholar
7-Jan-1924 21-May-1994 Parliamentary Socialism
W. C. Minor
Scholar
Jun-1834 26-Mar-1920 Prolific OED contributor
Paul Elmer More
Scholar
12-Dec-1864 9-Mar-1937 Shelburne Essays
Jonathan D. Moreno
Scholar
11-Jun-1952   Undue Risk
S. Brent Morris
Scholar
1950   Masonic scholar, NSA cryptologist
Steven W. Mosher
Scholar
9-May-1948   Prominent Sinologist
Konrad Mutian
Scholar
15-Oct-1471 30-Mar-1526 German pre-Reformation humanist
Niccolò Niccoli
Scholar
1363 3-Feb-1437 Italian humanist
Susan Niditch
Scholar
1950   Folklore and the Hebrew Bible
Ian Nish
Scholar
3-Jun-1926   Japanese Foreign Policy specialist
Mark Noll
Historian
1946   Christian historian
Charles Eliot Norton
Scholar
16-Nov-1827 21-Oct-1908 American man of letters
Michael O'Hanlon
Scholar
c. 1958   Brookings Institution
Michel Oksenberg
Scholar
12-Oct-1938 22-Feb-2001 Leading sinologist
Walter J. Ong
Scholar
30-Nov-1912 12-Aug-2003 Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word
J. I. Packer
Religion
22-Jul-1926   Biblical scholar
Thomas L. Pangle
Scholar
29-Nov-1944   Leo Strauss: An Introduction
Milman Parry
Scholar
20-Jun-1902 3-Dec-1935 Homeric scholar
Eboo Patel
Activist
?   Interfaith Youth Core
Carole Pateman
Scholar
11-Dec-1940   The Disorder of Women
Harry Thurston Peck
Scholar
24-Nov-1856 23-Mar-1914 A History of Classical Philology
Perizonius
Scholar
26-Oct-1651 6-Apr-1715 Animadversiones Historicae
Petrarch
Scholar
20-Jul-1304 19-Jul-1374 Father of Humanism
Leo Pfeffer
Scholar
25-Dec-1910 4-Jun-1993 Religious liberty scholar, attorney
Arthur Pickard-Cambridge
Scholar
20-Jan-1873 7-Feb-1952 Dithyramb: Tragedy and Comedy
Michael Pinto-Duschinsky
Scholar
1943   Political scientist
John Playfair
Mathematician
10-Mar-1748 20-Jul-1819 Huttonian Theory of the Earth
Karl Polanyi
Scholar
25-Oct-1886 23-Apr-1964 The Great Transformation
Politian
Scholar
14-Jul-1454 28-Sep-1494 Humanist under Lorenzo de Medici
Kenneth Pollack
Scholar
1966   Brookings Institution
Michael Porter
Scholar
1947   Competitive Strategy
Adam Posen
Scholar
?   Institute for International Economics
Richard Posner
Judge
11-Jan-1939   7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Susan Kaufman Purcell
Scholar
c. 1941   Center for Hemispheric Study
Lucian W. Pye
Scholar
21-Oct-1921 5-Sep-2008 Sinologist
Kathleen Raine
Poet
14-Jun-1908 6-Jul-2003 Cambridge poet, scholar of Blake
Petrus Ramus
Scholar
1515 26-Aug-1572 Scholarum mathematicarum
Edwin O. Reischauer
Diplomat
15-Oct-1910 1-Sep-1990 US Ambassador to Japan, 1961-66
Johann Reuchlin
Scholar
22-Feb-1455 6-Jun-1522 German humanist and Hebraist
Murray Rothbard
Economist
2-Mar-1926 7-Jan-1995 Anarcho-capitalist
Philippe Sands
Scholar
17-Oct-1960   Lawless World
AnnaLee Saxenian
Scholar
c. 1954   Information technologist
Robert A. Scalapino
Scholar
19-Oct-1919 31-Oct-2011 Longtime Asia scholar at Berkeley
Joseph Scaliger
Scholar
5-Aug-1540 21-Jan-1609 De emendatione temporum
August Wilhelm von Schlegel
Scholar
8-Sep-1767 12-May-1845 ▄ber dramatisch Kunst und Literatur
Cynthia P. Schneider
Scholar
16-Aug-1953   US Ambassador to the Netherlands, 1998-2001
Gershom Scholem
Historian
5-Dec-1897 21-Feb-1982 Revolutionized the study of Kabbalah
Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey
Scholar
5-Jun-1961   From the Corn Laws to Free Trade
John Selden
Scholar
16-Dec-1584 30-Nov-1654 English orientalist and jurist
H. Gordon Skilling
Scholar
12-Feb-1912 2-Mar-2001 Czechoslovakia's Interrupted Revolution
Elliott P. Skinner
Scholar
20-Jun-1924 1-Apr-2007 US Ambassador to Upper Volta, 1966-69
Henry Spelman
Scholar
c. 1564 Oct-1641 English antiquary
Gayatri Spivak
Scholar
24-Feb-1942   Postcolonialist theorist, Can the Subaltern Speak?
Ronald Steel
Scholar
25-Mar-1931   Pax Americana
Aelius Stilo
Scholar
c. 154 BC 74 BC Earliest Roman philologist
Gerry Stoker
Scholar
4-Feb-1955   Transforming Local Governance
Alfred Holt Stone
Scholar
16-Oct-1870 11-May-1955 Studies in the American Race Problem
Raymond Tanter
Scholar
?   Iran Policy Committee founder
R. H. Tawney
Scholar
30-Nov-1880 16-Jan-1962 The Acquisitive Society
Shibley Telhami
Scholar
c. 1952   Middle East scholar
James Tenney
Composer
10-Aug-1934 24-Aug-2006 A History of 'Consonance' and 'Dissonance'
Stephan Thernstrom
Scholar
1934   Neoconservative thinker
Brian Tierney
Scholar
1-May-1922   Origins of Papal Infallibility
Giangiorgio Trissino
Scholar
8-Jul-1478 8-Dec-1550 Sofonisba
Jonathan Turley
Scholar
c. 1961   GWU law professor
Lorenzo Valla
Scholar
1407 1-Aug-1457 Debunked the Donation of Constantine
Ernest van den Haag
Scholar
15-Sep-1914 21-Mar-2002 Punishing Criminals
Gianni Vattimo
Philosopher
4-Jan-1936   Postmodern philosopher
Gerhard Johann Vossius
Scholar
1577 19-Mar-1649 Dutch classical scholar
Richard L. Walker
Scholar
13-Apr-1922 22-Jul-2003 US Ambassador to South Korea, 1981-86
Kenneth N. Waltz
Scholar
8-Jun-1924 12-May-2013 Man, the State, and War
Aby Warburg
Scholar
13-Jun-1866 26-Oct-1929 Founder of the Warburg Institute
Michael Warner
Scholar
c. 1958   Fear of a Queer Planet
Patricia J. Williams
Scholar
28-Aug-1951   The Alchemy of Race and Rights
James Q. Wilson
Scholar
27-May-1931 2-Mar-2012 The Moral Sense
Albert Wohlstetter
Scholar
19-Dec-1913 10-Jan-1997 Nuclear strategist


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