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  1. Prospect @ Battle of Ideas 2010

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    Prospect is proud to be partnering the Battle for the Past debates on Sunday 31st October at this year’s Battle of Ideas festival. There will be five different debates during the day featuring Prospect contributors, including editor David Goodhart, as well as top public intellectuals, including Roger Scruton and Bettany...
  2. Cosmic man

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    Martin Rees, Britain’s leading cosmologist, studies stars. Neuropsychologists like me study brains. But we seem to find a shared wavelength on multiverses, aliens, climate change and science funding
  3. Public intellectual of 2008: David Petraeus

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    Noam Chomsky. Francis Fukuyama. Anthony Giddens. Christopher Hitchens. Slavoj Zizek. All names that didn’t even make the top 10 in Prospect’s contest to crown 2008′s public intellectual of the year. So who did? Moving on from previous attempts to list the world’s 100 greatest living public intellectuals, this year we...


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