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Augustine (354 - 430) -- medieval philosopher, influenced primarily by Platonism, and who in turn profoundly influenced the doctrines of the Church

Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961) -- composer of unique, succinct novels and short stories with an individuality and style that would shape American writing.

Plato (429 - 347) -- Ancient Greek philosopher; student of Socrates and author of philosophical dialogues that are prominent in the study of Western culture.

John Steinbeck (1902 - 1968) -- American Nobel laureate, Steinbeck's works encompassed his personal knowledge about his native state of California.

Xenophon (430 - 355) -- Greek historian, a disciple of Socrates and later a warrior

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