Kwame Anthony Appiah

c. July 1, 2002 - Present Professor, Philosophy, Princeton University Videos: 3 c. January 1, 2009 - Present President, Board of Trustees, PEN American Center Videos: 2


Philosophy, Harvard University
c. July 1, 1991 - c. July 1, 2002 Videos: 2

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    Lines of Descent

    Kwame Anthony Appiah talked about his book, Lines of Descent: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Emergence of Identity, in which he…

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    The Writer's Imagination and the Imagination of the State

    In honor of a PEN conference organized by Norman Mailer 25 years ago, writers discussed how governments can work together across national boundaries, as…

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    The Honor Code

    Kwame Anthony Appiah, philosophy professor at Princeton University, argues that “moral revolutions,” from the demise of duels to solve personal arguments…

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    Freedom to Write Lecture

    Egyptian novelist, psychiatrist, and activist Nawal El Saadawi delivered the fourth annual PEN World Voices Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture. Topics…

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