Monthly Archives: August 2009

FP’s Top 100 Public Intellectuals

Foreign Policy published a list of the world’s top 100 public intellectuals last year, and it’s very worth checking out. I bet you haven’t heard of most of the people, even within the top 10!Here’s a preview: (links are to wikipedia pages)

  1. Aitzaz Ahsan: Lawyer/politician- Pakistan
  2. Kwame Anthony Appiah: Philosopher, Ghana/United States
  3. Anne Applebaum: Journalist/historian, United States
  4. Jacques Attali: Economist/writer