Ethics and Cosmopolitanism, A lecture by Kwame Anthony Appiah

Submitted by Charles on Fri, 04/07/2006 - 11:37.
04/21/2006 - 16:00

Kwame Anthony Appiah, Laurence S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and the Center for Human Values at Princeton University, was raised in Ghana and educated at Clare College, Cambridge. His many books include two monographs in the philosophy of language as well as the widely acclaimed In My Father's House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture, which received both the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for nonfiction and the Herskovitz Prize of the African Studies Association.

With Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Appiah has edited Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience. He is also the author (with Amy Gutmann) of Color Conscious: The Political Morality of Race and Thinking It Through: An Introduction to Contemporary Philosophy. His two most recent books are The Ethics of Identity and Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers. The Ethics of Identity won a 2005 award for excellence in professional and scholarly publishing from the Association of American Publishers.

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