Kwame Anthony Appiah

United Kingdom, 1954

Kwame Anthony Appiah is a philosopher and writer. He studied at Cambridge, taught philosophy and African and African American studies at Yale and Harvard, and was named University Professor of Philosophy at Princeton. His best-known books are Ethics of Identity (2005) and Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (2006). More recently, he published The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen (2010).