Winners of the 2014 “World Thinker” Competition


You may recall that 14 philosophers were among the candidates in Prospect Magazine’s 2014 World Thinker competition. The competition is over and the results are in. Amartya Sen comes in at the top spot! Other philosophers in the top 20 include Mary Beard (7), Jürgen Habermas (12), Slavoj Žižek (14), Nick Bostrom (15), Daniel Dennett (17), Rae Langton (18), Elizabeth Anderson (19), and Martha Nussbaum (20). 

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Cambridge Don
Cambridge Don
7 years ago

I rather doubt that the wonderfully readable ancient historian Mary Beard would claim to be a philosopher …Report

justinrweinberg
justinrweinberg
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7 years ago

I think you are right. Thanks.Report