Kwame Anthony Appiah

Kwame Anthony Appiah

Author, Professor, Researcher

The Kwame Anthony Appiah presentations discuss the dynamics and moral revolution of persuasion. In particular, Appiah believes that the revolution of persuasion takes considerable time and is essential to the alteration of public opinion.

Appiah is currently at Princeton University's Laurance S. Rockefeller University as a Professor of Philosophy. His main topic and specialization revolves around moral and political theory and the philosophy of language. Prior to this position, Appiah was a professor at Harvard and Yale teaching philosophy and African-American studies. He held the position of trustee of Ashesi University College, where he continued his studies on language and philosophy. With regards to his educational background, Appiah earned his Ph.D. at Clare College, Cambridge and attended Bryanston School.

As an author, Appiah published numerous books including 'In My Father's House' and 'Colour Conscious.' Appiah was recognized for his ethnic research and was awarded the 'Joseph B. and Toby Glitter Prize' and was named by Foreign Policy magazine as one of the "Top Global Thinkers." Recently, he was awarded the 'National Humanities Medal' at the White House.

With an interesting insight into the process of persuasion, the Kwame Anthony Appiah presentations examine an important factor for creating social change.

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