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  • emThe Lies That Bindem
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    The Lies That Bind

    New York Times ethicist columnist Kwame Appiah explored the role identity plays in society. He’s joined in conversation by historian Annette Gordon-Reed.

  • emLines of Descentem
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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 recounts W.E.B. Du Bois' time spent as a student at the University of…

  • emThe Honor Codeem
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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 in Britain to the end of foot binding in China, succeed when a…

  • emCosmopolitanism  Ethics in a World of Strangersem
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    Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers

    Professor Appiah talked about his book Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers, published by W.W. Norton. He explained that “cosmopolitanism” is a philosophy derived from Greek cynics…