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Top intellectuals – the results

In the last issue, we drew up a list of Britain's top 100 public intellectuals and asked readers to vote for their top five, plus a favourite not on the list. Here are the results

By prospect   August 2004

Britain’s top 100 public intellectuals, as selected by Prospect‘s readership—ranked in descending order of votes received. Each reader was allowed to nominate up to five intellectuals.

Richard Dawkins 261 Germaine Greer 136 Amartya Sen 126 Eric Hobsbawm 122 Jonathan Miller 116 Timothy Garton Ash 108 Simon Schama 106 Michael Ignatieff 104 Melvyn Bragg 103 Niall Ferguson 95 George Monbiot 94 Mary Warnock 92 Michael Frayn 92 Tom Stoppard 90 Roger Scruton 89 Rowan Williams 89 Christopher Hitchens 88 George Steiner 82 Will Hutton 78 AC Grayling 73 Susan Greenfield 68 John Gray 67 Seamus Heaney 63 Anthony Giddens 62 Gordon…

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