Who is a “public intellectual”? Hitchens explains.
In 2008, the top 100 public intellectuals in the world were listed. Why was no Malaysian included whereas they were?:
Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore
Anies Baswedan, Indonesia
Fan Gang, Hu Shuli, Minxin Pei, Wang Hui and Yan Xuetong, China
Ramachandra Guha, Ashis Nandy, Sunita Narain, V.S. Ramachandran and Amartya Sen, India
Muhammad Yunus, Bangladesh
Aitzaz Ahsan, Pakistan
A poll was then conducted. The results of the poll may be found here.
So, where are the Malaysian PIs? Do we have any?
Who would be in your top 5 list of Malaysian PIs? Reply with your list below and if possible, state your reasons.
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