The world’s top public intellectuals…

Foreign Policy and Prospect have released the results of their joint poll asking who are the world's top public intellectuals.Of the top ten, all ten are Muslims and write about Islamic issues.The twenty-first century will be profoundly shaped by developments in the Islamic world, but I think this result overeggs the pudding, as the British …

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The world’s top public intellectual

Voting is open in Foreign Policy magazine and Prospect magazine's contest to choose the world's top public intellectual.The magazines chose a list of the top 100, available here, on the basis of the following criteria: "Although the men and women on this list are some of the world’s most sophisticated thinkers, the criteria to make …

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