Étienne de Condillac and the Importance of Language in Logical Reasoning

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Fritz Kahn and the Mensch Maschine

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Seymour R. Cray – the Father of Supercomputing

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Pavlov and the Conditional Reflex

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Joseph Proust and the Law of Constant Composition

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Abraham Werner and the School of Neptunism

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William F. Friedman and the Art of Cryptology

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