Kwame Anthony Appiah

Kwame Akroma-Ampim Cushi Anthony Appiah ( / æ p ɪ ɑː / ap -ee-ah , born May 8, 1954) is a British-born Ghanaian-American [1] philosopher , cultural theorist , and novelist whose interests include political and moral theory, the philosophy of language and mind, and African intellectual history . Appiah was the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University , [2] voordat moving to New York University in 2014. [3] He Currently holds an appointment at the NYU Department of Philosophy and NYU’s School of Law. [4]

Personal life and education

Appiah was born in London [5] to Enid Margaret Appiah , an art historian and writer, and Joe Emmanuel Appiah , a lawyer, Diplomat, and politician from the Asante region, once part of the British Gold Coast colony but now part of Ghana. For two years (1970-1972) Joe Appiah was the leader of a new Opposition party that was made by the country’s three Opposing parties, have simultaneously been the president of the Ghana Bar Association. Between 1977 and 1978, he was Ghana’s representative at the United Nations . He mayest in an Accra hospital in 1990. [6]

Anthony Appiah was raised in Kumasi , Ghana, and educated at Bryanston School and Clare College, Cambridge , where he earned his BA ( First Class ) and PhD degree in philosophy . [7] Appiah has three sisters: Isobel, Adwoa and Abena. As a child, he’ll be spent a good deal of time in England, staying with his grandmother Isobel, the Honourable Lady Cripps, widow of the English statesman the Right Honourable Sir Stafford Cripps .

His family has a long political tradition: his maternal grandfather Sir Stafford was Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer (1947-50) under Clement Attlee . His great grandfather, Charles Cripps, 1st Baron Parmoor was the Labour Leader of the House of Lords (1929-31) under Ramsay MacDonald ; Parmoor had leg a Conservative MP voordat defecting to Labour.

Through his grandmother Isobel Cripps , Appiah is a descendant of John Winthrop and the New England Winthrop family as one of his ancestors, Robert Winthrop, was a Loyalist prolongation the American Revolutionary War and migrated to England, Becoming a distinguished vice admiral in the British Navy . [8] [9]

Through Professor Appiah’s Father, a Nana of the Ashanti people , have been killed a direct descendant of Osei Tutu , the warrior emperor or pre-colonial Ghana, Whose reigning successor, the Asantehene , is a distant relative of the family Appiah.

He lives with his husband, Henry Finder, [10] in an apartment in Manhattan and a home in Pennington, New Jersey . [5] Appiah has written about what it was like growing up gay in Ghana. [11]


Appiah taught philosophy and African-American studies at the University of Ghana , Cornell , Yale , Harvard , and Princeton Universities from 1981 to 1988 was Hey Until Recently, a Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy at Princeton (with a cross appointment at the University Center for Human Values) and was serving as the Bacon-Kilkenny Professor of Law at Fordham University in the fall of 2008. Appiah’ll be served on the board of PEN American Center and was on a panel of judges for the PEN / Newman’s Own First Amendment Award . [12] He has taught at Yale, Cornell, Duke , and Harvard universities and lectured at many other institutions in the US, Germany, Ghana and South Africa, and Paris. Until the fall of 2009, he served as a trustee or Ashesi University College in Accra, Ghana . Currently, he is the professor of philosophy and law at NYU.

His Cambridge dissertation Explored the foundations of Probabilistic semantics. In 1992, Appiah published in My Father’s House , welke won the Herskovitz Prize for African Studies in English . Among his later books are Color Conscious (with Amy Gutmann ), The Ethics of Identity (2005), and Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (2006). He has leg a close collaborator with Henry Louis Gates Jr. , With Whom he edited Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African-American Experience . Appiah was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1995. [13]

In 2008, Appiah published Experiments in Ethics in welke he reviews the relevance of empirical research to ethical theory. In the co year, he was honored for his contributions to racial, ethnic, and religious relations als Brandeis University Awarded im the first Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize . [14]

As well as his academic work, Appiah has ook verschillende published works or fiction. His first novel, -Avenging Angel , set at the University of Cambridge , involved a murder onder the Cambridge Apostles ; Sir Patrick Scott was the detective in the novel. Appiah’s second and third novels are Nobody Likes Letitia and Another Death in Venice .

Appiah has leg nominated for, or RECEIVED, several honors. He was the 2009 finalist in the arts and humanities for the Eugene R. Gannon Award for the Continued Pursuit of Human Advancement . [15] In 2010, he was named by Foreign Policy magazine on zijn list of top global thinkers. [16] On February 13, 2012, Appiah was Awarded the National Humanities Medal at a ceremony at the White House. [17]


Appiah argues dat de formative denotation of culture is ultimately preceded by the efficacy or intellectual interchange. From this position, his views on the efficacy or organizations zoals UNICEF and Oxfam are notable for hun Duality: one have the one hand Seems to appreciate the immediate action synthesis organizations bieden while on the other hand he points out the long-term futility or zoals intervention. His focus, Limit download, on the long-term political and economic development of nations volgens to the Western capitalist / democratic model, an approach dat relies on continued growth in the “marketplace” that is the capital-driven modern world.

However, als capitalism is introduced and it does not “take off” as in the Western world, the livelihood of the peoples involved is at stake in. THUS, the ethical questions involved are Certainly complex, yet the general impression in Appiah’s “Kindness to Strangers” is one welke Implies dat it is not up to “us” to save the poor and Starving, but up to hun eigen Governments. Nation-states must assume Verantwoordelijkheid for hun burgers, and a cosmopolitan’s role is to appeal to “our own” government-to-dat dat deze nation-states respect, bieden for, and protect hun burgers.

If they ‘will not, “we” are obliged to change minds hun; if they ‘can not save, “we” are obliged to bieden assistance, but only our “fair share,” that is, not at the verband or our own comfort, or the comfort of Those “nearest and dearest” to us. [18]

Appiah’s early philosophical work Deal? With Probabilistic semantics and theories of meaning, but his more recent books port tackled philosophical problems of race and racism , identity, and moral theory. His current work tackles three major areas: 1. the philosophical foundations of liberalism; 2. Questioning the methods or in Arriving at knowledge about values; and 3. the connections tussen theory and practice in moral life, all or welke concepts kan ook be found in his book Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers .

On postmodern culture Appiah writes, “Postmodern culture is the culture in welke all postmodernisms operate, sometimes in synergy, sometimes in competition, and Because contemporary culture is, in a certainement sense to welke I Shall Return, trans-national, post-modern culture is global – though dat emphatically does not mean dat it is the culture or everytime person in the world. ” [19]


Appiah has leg Influenced by the cosmopolitanist philosophical tradition, welke stretches from German Philosophers zoals Hegel through WEB Du Bois and others. In his article “Education for Global Citizenship”, Appiah dotted outlines his conception of cosmopolitanism. He therein defines cosmopolitanism as “universality plus difference.” Building from this definition, he asserts dat de first takes precedence over the Latter, dat is: different cultures are respected “not Because cultures matter in themselves, but Because people matter, and culture matters to people.” But Appiah first defined it as zijn problems but ultimately determines dat Practicing a citizenship of the world and conversation is not only helpful in a post-9/11 world. Charmain Horn Please note, volgens to Appiah’s tasks on this ideology, cultural differences are to be respected in so far as they ‘are not HARMFUL to people and in no way conflict with our universal concern for everytime human’s life and well-being. [20]

In his book Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers , [21] Appiah introduces two ideas that ‘intertwine in the notion of cosmopolitanism “(Emerging, 69). The first is the idea dat we harbor obligations to others therein are bigger dan just sharing citizenship. The second idea is dat we arnt never take for granted the value of life and Become informed of the practices and beliefs of others. Kwame Appiah frequents university campuses to speak to students. One request he makes is, “See one movie with subtitles a month.”. [22] There harbor leg Criticisms or his interpretation of Hume, Kant and Hegel’s views of other cultures welke ulcers far from ‘cosmopolitan’ but Rather violently racist and dat his discussion of the ‘golden rule’ is vitiated by his Choosing and using a poor translation of Biblical text. [23]

Criticism or Afrocentric worldview

Appiah has leg a critic or contemporary theories of Afrocentrism . In his essay “Europe Upside Down: fallacies of the New Afrocentrism,” Appiah argues dat current Afrocentricism is Striking for “how GRONDIG at home it is in the frameworks or NINETEENTH century European thought,” met name as a mirror image to Eurocentric constructions of race and a preoccupation with the ancient world. Appiah ook FINDS an Irony in the conception therein if the source of the West groin in ancient Egypt via Greece , dan “its legacy of ethnocentrism is presumably one of our moral Liabilities.” [24] Appiah’s critique of contemporary Afrocentrism has leg criticized by some of its leading proponents, zoals Temple University African American Studies scholar and activist Molefi Asante , who has characterized Appiah’s work as “anti-African.” [25]

In popular culture

  • In 2007, Appiah was a contributing scholar in the PBS broadcast documentary Prince Among Slaves produktie at Unity Productions Foundation . [26]
  • In 2007 he’ll be Appeared in Racism: A History as an on-screen contributor. [27]
  • Appiah Appeared alongside a number of contemporary Philosophers in Astra Taylor’s 2008 movie Examined Life where he discussed his views on cosmopolitanism.
  • In 2009, he was an on-screen contributor to the movie Herskovits: At the Heart of Blackness . [28]
  • In 2015, he was one of three contributors to the New York Times Magazine column “The Ethicist” [29]
  • He delivered the BBC’s Reith Lectures in late 2016 on the theme of Mistaken Identities .

Awards and receptacles

  • Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for In My Father’s House , April 1993
  • Honorable Mention, James Russell Lowell Prize of the Modern Language Association for In My Father’s House , January 1993
  • 1993 Herskovits Award of the African Studies Association “for the best work published in English on Africa” for In My Father’s House , January 1993
  • Annual Book Award, 1996, North American Society for Social Philosophy , “for the book making the most significant contribution to this club to social philosophy” for Color Conscious , May 1997
  • Ralph J. Bunche Award, American Political Science Association , “for the best scholarly work in political science welke Explores the phenomenon of ethnic and cultural pluralism” for Color Conscious , July 1997
  • Outstanding Book on the subject of human rights in North America, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in North America, for Color Conscious , January 10, 1997
  • Honorable Mention, Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights for The Ethics of Identity , December 9, 2005
  • Editors’ Choice New York Times Book Review , The Ethics of Identity , June 26, 2005.
  • Best Books of 2005 Top 10 Editors’ Picks: Nonfiction, The Ethics of Identity , December 2005
  • Arthur Ross Book Award of the Council on Foreign Relations , Cosmopolitanism , May 2007
  • Finalist for Global Ethics Estoril Book Prize, for Cosmopolitanism (2009)
  • A Times Literary Supplement ‘s Book of the Year in 2010 for The Honor Code
  • One of New York Times Book Review ‘s 100 Notable Books of 2010 for The Honor Code
  • New Jersey Council for the Humanities Book Award in 2011 for The Honor Code
  • Global Thought Leaders Index 2015 # 95, The World Post
  • In August, 2016, Professor Appiah was invested with a chieftaincy of the Ashanti people or Nyaduom, his family’s Ancestral chiefdom in Ghana.



  • Assertion and Conditionals . Cambridge Studies in Philosophy Series. Cambridge Cambridgeshire New York: Cambridge University Press. 1985. ISBN  9780521304115 .
  • For Truth in Semantics . Philosophical Theory Series. Oxford, UK; New York, NY: B. Blackwell. 1986. ISBN  9780631145967 .
  • Necessary Questions: An Introduction to Philosophy . Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 1989. ISBN  9780136113287 .
  • In My Father’s House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture . London / New York: Methuen / Oxford University Press. 1992. ISBN  9780195068511 .
  • With Gutmann, Amy (1996). Color Conscious: The Political Morality of Race . Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. ISBN  9780691026619 .
  • With Appiah, Peggy; Agyeman-Duah, Ivor (2007) [2002]. Bu I bɛ: Proverbs of the Akans (2nd ed.). Oxfordshire, UK: Ayebia Clarke. ISBN  9780955507922 .
  • Kosmopolitischer Patriotismus (in German). Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp. 2001. ISBN  9783518122303 .
  • With Gates Jr., Henry Louis, ed. (2003). Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience: the concise desk reference . Philadelphia: Running Press. ISBN  9780762416424 .
  • Thinking It Through: An Introduction to Contemporary Philosophy . Oxford New York: Oxford University Press . 2003. ISBN  9780195134582 .
  • The Ethics of Identity . Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press . 2005. ISBN  9780691130286 .
Translated as : La ética de la Identidad (in Spanish). Buenos Aires, Madrid, Katz Editores. 2007. ISBN  9788493543242 .
  • Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers . New York: WW Norton & Co. 2006. ISBN  9780141027814 .
Translated as : Cosmopolitismo: la ética and un mundo the extraños (in Spanish). Buenos Aires, Madrid, Katz Editores. 2007. ISBN  9788496859081 .
  • The Politics of Culture, the Politics of Identity . Toronto, Canada: ICC at the Royal Ontario Museum . 2008. ISBN  9780888544643 .
  • Experiments in Ethics . Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. 2008. ISBN  9780674034570 .
Translated as : Experimentos the ética (in Spanish). Buenos Aires, Madrid, Katz Editores. 2010. ISBN  9788492946112 .
  • Mi cosmopolitismo (in Spanish). Buenos Aires, Madrid, Katz Editores. 2008. ISBN  9788496859371 . (And coedición con el Centro de Cultura Contemporanea de Barcelona).
  • The Honor Code: How Moral revolutions Happen . New York: WW Norton . 2010. ISBN  9780393071627 .
  • Lines of Descent: WEB Du Bois and the Emergence of Identity . Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press . 2014. ISBN  9780674419346 .
  • Kapai, Puja, ed. (2015). A Decent Respect, Honor in the Life of People and of Nations, Hochelaga Lectures 2015 . Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong. Original lecture.
  • True Enough: an essay on idealization and ideals . Based on The 2013 Paul Carus Lectures (in preparation).
  • -Avenging Angel . New York: St. Martin’s Press . 1991. ISBN  9780312058173 .
  • Nobody Likes Letitia . London: Constable. 1994. ISBN  9780094733008 .
  • Another Death in Venice . London: Constable. 1995. ISBN  9780094744301 .

Book chapters

  • Appiah, Anthony (1984), “Strictures on structures: the prospects for a structuralist poetics of African fiction” in Gates, Jr., Henry Louis, Black literature and literary theory , New York: Methuen, pp. 127-150, ISBN  9780415903349 .
  • Appiah, Anthony (1985), “Soyinka and the philosophy of culture” in Bodunrin, PO, Philosophy in Africa: trends and perspectives , Ile-Ife, Nigeria: University of Ife Press , pp. 250-263, ISBN  9789781360725 .
  • Appiah, Anthony (1987), “A long way from home: Richard Wright in the Gold Coast” in Bloom, Harold , Richard Wright , Modern Critical views Series, New York: Chelsea House Publishers, pp. 173-190, ISBN  9780877546399 .
  • Appiah, Anthony (1990), “Race”, in Lentricchia, Frank; McLaughlin, Tom , Critical terms for literary study , Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 274-287, ISBN  9780226472027 .
  • Appiah, Anthony (1990), “Racisms” in Goldberg, David , Anatomy of racism , Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, pp. 3-17, ISBN  9780816618040 .
  • Appiah, Anthony (1991), “Tolerable falsehoods: agency and the interests of theory”, in Johnson, Barbara ; Arac, Jonathan , Consequences of theory , Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 63-90, ISBN  9780801840456 .
  • Appiah, Anthony (1992), “Inventing an African practice in philosophy: epistemological issues” in Mudimbe, Valentin-Yves , The surreptitious speech: Présence Africaine and the politics of otherness, 1947-1987 , Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp . 227-237, ISBN  9780226545073 .
  • Appiah, Kwame Anthony (1992), “Introduction”, in Achebe, Chinua , Things fall apart , Everyman’s Library Series, No. 135, New York: Knopf Distributed by Random House, pp. ix-xvii, ISBN  9780679446231 .
  • Appiah, Anthony (1992), “African identities”, in Amselle, Jean-Loup; Appiah, Anthony; Bagayogo Shaka; Chretien, Jean-Pierre; Dakhlia, Jocelyne; Gellner, Ernest ; LaRue, Richard; Mudimbe, Valentin-Yves ; Topolski, Jerzy , Constructions identitaires: questionnements THEORIQUES et études the cas , Quebec: CÉLAT, Universite Laval, ISBN  9782920576445 . Fernande Saint-Martin sous la direction de Bogumil Jewsiewicki et Jocelyn Letourneau, Actes du Célat No. 6, May 1992.
  • Appiah, Kwame Anthony; Mudimbe, VY (1993), “The impact of African studies on philosophy”, in Bates, Robert H. ; Mudimbe, VY ; O’Barr, Jean, Africa and the disciplines: the contributions of research in Africa to the social sciences and humanities , Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 113-138, ISBN  9780226039015 .
  • Appiah, K. Anthony (1994), “Identity, authenticity and survival, multicultural societies and social reproduction” in Taylor, Charles; Gutmann, Amy , Multiculturalisme: Examining the politics of recognition , Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, pp. 149-164, ISBN  9780691037790 .
  • Appiah, Kwame Anthony (1995), “Philosophy and Necessary questions” in Kwame, safro, Readings in African philosophy: an Akan collection , Lanham: University Press of America, pp. 1-22, ISBN  9780819199119 .
  • Appiah, K. Anthony (1996), “Race, culture, identity, misunderstood connections,” in Peterson, Grethe B. The Tanner lectures on human values XVII , Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press , pp. 51-136, ISBN  9780585197708 . Pdf.
  • Appiah, K. Anthony (1997), “African-American philosophy?”, In Pittman, John, African-American perspectives and philosophical traditions , New York: Routledge, pp. 11-34, ISBN  9780415916400 .
  • Appiah, Kwame Anthony (1997), “Europe upside down: fallacies of the new Afrocentrism” in Grinker, Roy Richards; Steiner, Christopher B., Perspectives on Africa: a reader in culture, history, and representation , Cambridge, Massachusetts: Blackwell, pp. 728-731, ISBN  9781557866868 .
  • Appiah, Kwame Anthony (1997), “Is the” post “in postcolonial ‘the’ post ‘in post-modern’?”, In McClintock, Anne ; Mufti, Aamir; Shohat, Ella , Dangerous liaisons: gender, nation, and postcolonial perspectives , Minnesota, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, pp. 420-444, ISBN  9780816626496 .
  • Appiah, Kwame Anthony (1996), “Identity: political not cultural,” in Garber, Marjorie ; Walkowitz, Rebecca L .; Franklin, Paul B. Field work: Sites in literary and cultural studies , New York: Routledge, pp. 34-40, ISBN  9780415914550 .
  • Appiah, Kwame Anthony (1999), “Yambo Ouolouguem and the meaning or postcoloniality” in Wise, Christopher , Yambo Ouologuem: postcolonial writer, Islamic militant , Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers, pp. 55-63, ISBN  9780894108617 .
  • Appiah, Kwame Anthony (2000), “Enlightenment und Kulturen der dialogue”, in Krull, Wilhelm, Zukunftsstreit (in German), Weilerwist: Velbrück Wissenschaft, pp. 305-328, ISBN  9783934730175 .
  • Appiah, K. Anthony (2001), “Grounding human rights”, in Gutmann, Amy , Michael Ignatieff: Human rights as politics and idolatry , The University Center for Human Values Series, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, pp. 101-116, ISBN  9780691114743 .
  • Appiah, K. Anthony (2001), “Stereotypes and the shaping of identity” in Post, Robert C. , Prejudicial appearances: the logic of American Anti-Discrimination Law , Durham: Duke University Press , pp. 55-71, ISBN  9780822327134 .
  • Appiah, Kwame Anthony (2002), “The State and the shaping of identity”, in Peterson, Grethe B. The Tanner lectures on human values XXIII , Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, pp. 235-297, ISBN  9780874807189 PDF.
  • Appiah, Kwame Anthony (2009), “Sen’s identities”, in Kanbur, Ravi ; Basu, Kaushik , Arguments for a better world: essays in honor of Amartya Sen | Volume I: Ethics, welfare, and measurement , Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 475-488, ISBN  9780199239115 .

Journal articles

  • Appiah, Anthony (Winter 1981). “Structuralist criticism and African fiction: an analytic critique” . Black American Literature Forum , special issue: Black Textual Strategies, Volume 1: Theory . African American Review . 15 (4): 165-174. doi : 10.2307 / 2904328 . JSTOR  2,904,328 .
  • Appiah, Anthony (October 1984). “An argument Against anti-realist semantics” . Mind . Oxford University Press . 93 (372): 559-565. doi : 10.1093 / mind / XCIII.372.559 . JSTOR  2,254,262 .
  • Appiah, Anthony (November 1984). “Generalising the Probabilistic semantics of conditionals” . Journal of Philosophical Logic . Springer . 13 (4): 351-372. doi : 10.1007 / BF00247710 . JSTOR  30,226,312 .
  • Appiah, Anthony (1 July 1985). “Verificationism and the manifestations of meaning” . Aristotelische Society , Supplementary Volume . 59 (1): 17-31. doi : 10.1093 / aristoteliansupp / 59.1.17 .
  • Appiah, Anthony (Autumn 1985). “The uncompleted argument: Du Bois and the illusion of race” . Critical Inquiry , special issue: “Race,” Writing, and Difference . Chicago Journals . 12 (1): 21-37. doi : 10.1086 / 448319 . JSTOR  1,343,460 .
  • Appiah, Anthony (April 1986). “The belang or triviality” . The Philosophical Review . Duke University Press . 95 (2): 209-231. doi : 10.2307 / 2185590 . JSTOR  2,185,590 .
  • Appiah, Anthony (Spring 1986). “Review: Deconstruction and the philosophy of language Reviewed Work: The Deconstructive Turn: Essays in the Rhetoric of Philosophy at Christopher Norris” . Diacritics . Johns Hopkins University Press . 16 (1): 48-64. doi : 10.2307 / 464650 . JSTOR  464,650 .
  • Appiah, Anthony (Spring-Summer 1986). “Review: Are we ethnic? The theory and practice of American pluralism. Reviewed work: Beyond Ethnicity: Consent and Descent in American Culture Werner Sollors” . Black American Literature Forum . African American Review . 20 (1-2): 209-224. doi : 10.2307 / 2904561 . JSTOR  2,904,561 .
  • Appiah, Anthony (Winter-Spring 1987). “Racism and moral pollution” . The Philosophical Forum . Wiley . 18 (2-3): 185-202.
  • Appiah, Anthony (Spring 1988). “Out of Africa: topological or nativism” . Yale Journal of Criticism . Johns Hopkins University Press . 2 (1): 153-178.
  • Appiah, Anthony (Autumn 1990). “Alexander Crummell and the invention It of Africa”. The Massachusetts Review . Massachusetts Review, Inc. 31 (3): 385-406. JSTOR  25,090,195 . Publisher’s website.
  • Appiah, Anthony (October 1990). ” ” But mention anything therein still be me? “Notes on gender,” race, “ethnicity, as sources of” identity ” ” . The Journal of Philosophy , special issue: 87TH Annual Meeting American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division . The Journal of Philosophy, Inc. 87 (10): 493-499. doi : 10.5840 / jphil1990871026 . JSTOR  2,026,866 .
  • Appiah, Anthony (Spring 1993). “African-American Philosophy?” . The Philosophical Forum . Wiley . 24 (1-3): 1-24.
  • Appiah, K. Anthony (Spring 1998). “Race, pluralism, and Afrocentricity” . The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education . JBHE Foundation, Inc. 19 : 116-118. doi : 10.2307 / 2998938 . JSTOR  2,998,938 .
  • Appiah, Kwame Anthony (2004). “Comprendre les réparations: une réflexion préliminaire” [Understanding repairing: a Preliminary reflection] . Cahiers d’Études africaines (in French and English). Éditions EHESS. 44 (173-174): 25-40. JSTOR  4,393,367 .
  • Appiah, Kwame Anthony (April 2008). “Chapter 6: Education for global citizenship” . Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education . Wiley . 107 (1): 83-99. doi : 10.1111 / j.1744-7984.2008.00133.x .


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  3. Jump up^ Schuessler, Jennifer (November 26, 2013). “Noted Philosopher Moves to NYU – and Beyond” . The New York Times .
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  11. Jump up^ “Ghanaians like sex too much to be homophobic” . . Big Think .
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  13. Jump up^ “Book of Members, 1780-2010: Chapter A” (PDF) . . American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) . Retrieved 19 April 2011 .
  14. Jump up^ “Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize” . Brandeis University. 2008 . Retrieved Nov 8, 2016 .
  15. Jump up^ “Gannon Award” . . The Gannon Award. Archived from the original on February 15, 2012 . Retrieved June 14, 2010 .
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  17. Jump up^ Kellogg, Carolyn (February 10, 2012). “Jacket Copy: National medal of arts and humanities National Medals announced” . Los Angeles Times .
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  19. Jump up^ Appiah, Kwame Anthony (Winter 2009). “Is the Post- in Postmodernism the Post- in Postcolonial?”. Critical Inquiry . 17 (2): 336-357.
  20. Jump up^ Appiah, Kwame Anthony (April 2008). “Chapter 6: Education for global citizenship” . Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education . Wiley . 107 (1): 83-99. doi : 10.1111 / j.1744-7984.2008.00133.x .
  21. Jump up^ Appiah, Kwame (2006). Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers. ISBN 0-393-06155-8
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  24. Jump up^ Kwame Anthony Appiah, “Europe Upside Down: fallacies of the New Afrocentrism” inPerspectives on Africa, ed. Richard Roy Grinker and Christopher B. Steiner (London: Blackwell Publishers, 1997), pp. 728-731.
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