Kwame Anthony Appiah

Kwame Anthony Appiah


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in London, The United Kingdom
May 08, 1954

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Kwame Anthony Appiah, the president of the PEN American Center, is the author of The Ethics of Identity, Thinking It Through: An Introduction to Contemporary Philosophy, The Honor Code and the prize-winning Cosmopolitanism. Raised in Ghana and educated in England, he has taught philosophy on three continents and is a former professor at Princeton University and currently has a position at NYU.

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* Sir Patrick Scott Mystery (as Anthony Appiah)

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Average rating: 3.78 · 6,282 ratings · 637 reviews · 75 distinct worksSimilar authors
Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in ...

3.60 avg rating — 1,421 ratings — published 2006 — 13 editions
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The Honor Code: How Moral R...

3.38 avg rating — 558 ratings — published 2010 — 11 editions
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The Ethics of Identity

3.86 avg rating — 221 ratings — published 2004 — 6 editions
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Experiments in Ethics

3.67 avg rating — 187 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
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In My Father's House: Afric...

3.97 avg rating — 150 ratings — published 1992 — 8 editions
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Thinking It Through: An Int...

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Africana

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Color Conscious: The Politi...

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Lines of Descent: W.E.B. Du...

4.33 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Early African-American Clas...

3.48 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1990 — 6 editions
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“Cultures are made of continuities and changes, and the identity of a society can survive through these changes. Societies without change aren't authentic; they're just dead”
Kwame Anthony Appiah

“In short—to overstate the point only slightly—because people don’t really know why they do what they do, they give explanations of their own behavior that are about as reliable as anyone else’s, and in many circumstances actually less so.”
Kwame Anthony Appiah

“A value is like a fax machine: it’s not much use if you’re the only one who has one.”
Kwame Anthony Appiah, The Ethics of Identity

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