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Kwame Anthony Appiah

Kwame Anthony Appiah pens the Ethicist column for the New York Times, and is the author of the prize-winning Cosmopolitanism, among many other works. A professor of philosophy and law at New York University, Appiah lives in New York.


Books by Kwame Anthony Appiah

  1. Book CoverCosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers

    “A brilliant and humane philosophy for our confused age.”—Samantha Power, author of A Problem from HellMore

  2. Book CoverThe Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen

    "[Appiah's] work reveals the heart and sensitivity of a novelist. . . .Fascinating, erudite and beautifully written."—The New York Times Book ReviewMore

  3. Book CoverThe Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity

    A Washington Post Notable Book of the Year
    As seen on the Netflix series Explained

    From the best-selling author of Cosmopolitanism comes this revealing exploration of how the collective identities that shape our polarized world are riddled with contradiction.