Who are the overlooked Great Thinkers?

Your humble blogger is down in Washington DC to attend FP’s Global Thinkers gala, in honor of the magazine’s annual Top 100 Global Thinker list.  I look forward to seeing some of the thinkers I know (Tyler Cowen, Joseph Nye) and meeting the many that I don’t know.  This list tends to beget a lot of ...

Your humble blogger is down in Washington DC to attend FP's Global Thinkers gala, in honor of the magazine's annual Top 100 Global Thinker list.  I look forward to seeing some of the thinkers I know (Tyler Cowen, Joseph Nye) and meeting the many that I don't know. 

This list tends to beget a lot of carping from my friends who erroneously believe that I contol the entire FP-verse like a Muppeteer in the Twitterverse  about who's on the list, and in some ways, that's kind of the point -- to foster debate.  I'd like to ask my readers a slightly different question:  who got overlooked?  Who are the BigThinkers  that FP missed? 

Put your answer in the comments!

Your humble blogger is down in Washington DC to attend FP’s Global Thinkers gala, in honor of the magazine’s annual Top 100 Global Thinker list.  I look forward to seeing some of the thinkers I know (Tyler Cowen, Joseph Nye) and meeting the many that I don’t know. 

This list tends to beget a lot of carping from my friends who erroneously believe that I contol the entire FP-verse like a Muppeteer in the Twitterverse  about who’s on the list, and in some ways, that’s kind of the point — to foster debate.  I’d like to ask my readers a slightly different question:  who got overlooked?  Who are the BigThinkers  that FP missed? 

Put your answer in the comments!

Daniel W. Drezner is a professor of international politics at Tufts University’s Fletcher School. He blogged regularly for Foreign Policy from 2009 to 2014. Twitter: @dandrezner

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