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Who are the world’s top public intellectuals?

In 2005, Prospect and Foreign Policy asked you to vote for your top global public intellectuals from a longlist of 100. This year we are repeating the exercise, with a new list reflecting the emerging trends in global thought—from US military strategists to Egyptian televangelists

By prospect   May 2008

How did we decide who should be on this list? The criteria are relatively simple. Candidates have to be living, and still active in public life. They have to have shown distinction in their particular field as well as an ability to influence debate across borders.

We want you to vote for your top five thinkers from the longlist of 100. You also have a bonus vote for one public intellectual you think has been unjustly excluded. Simply click here to see the full list and to register your vote; results will be announced in the July issue of Prospect.…

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