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Top "Global Thinkers" in the U.S.

Two Top ThinkersThe journal Foreign Policy has named its “Top 100 Global Thinkers” for 2011 [h/t 3 Quarks Daily].  Lists like this tend to be arbitrary and even a bit silly. Nevertheless, compared to, e.g., TIME magazine’s list of 100 Best Non-Fiction Books, about which I blogged back in August, FP’s list is–and might be in the future–of somewhat more interest in U.S. intellectual historians.  FP is a far more intellectually serious publication than TIME. At the very least, FP is closely enough connected to the foreign policy establishment that a list like this probably tells us something about Read more