20 Years of Can Asians Think? (Revised)



This commemorative edition of Can Asians Think? celebrates the long-running success of the publication over two decades, and the continued relevance of the author's thought-provoking essays. This edition comprises of 18 essays selected by the author from those published over the past 20 years and additional new essays, and includes a new introduction and Postscript comments by the author on what he foresees for Asia in the years ahead.The essays are set out under three parts:1. Can Asians Think?2. Can Asians Think For Themselves?3. Can Asians Think For Humanity?"This 20th-anniversary edition of Can Asians Think? provides an opportunity for all Asians, from East Asia to West Asia, from Central Asia to Southeast Asia, to reflect on how remarkable these past two decades - from 1998 to 2018 - have been for Asian history." - Kishore Mahbubani-

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Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte L
Publish Date
February 07, 2019
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About the Author

Kishore Mahbubani has enjoyed a career in government and academia. With the Singapore Foreign Service from 1971 to 2004, he had postings in Cambodia, Malaysia, Washington, DC, and New York, where he served two stints as Singapore's Ambassador to the UN and as President of the UN Security Council in January 2001 and May 2002. From 2004 to 2017, he served as the Dean and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy of the National University of Singapore. Currently, he is Senior Adviser (University and Global Relations) and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore.Kishore Mahbubani was listed as one of the top 100 public intellectuals in the world by Foreign Policy and Prospect magazines in September 2005, and included in the March 2009 Financial Times list of Top 50 individuals who would shape the debate on the future of capitalism. He was selected as one of Foreign Policy's Top Global Thinkers in 2010 and 2011. In 2011, he was described as "the muse of the Asian century." He was also selected by Prospect magazine as one of the top 50 world thinkers for 2014.