Books by Kwame Anthony Appiah

Kwame Anthony Appiah was born in London (where his Ghanaian father was a law student) but moved as an infant to Ghana, where he grew up. He was educated at Cambridge University in England, where he took both B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in philosophy. His disse

THE HONOR CODE by Kwame Anthony Appiah
Released: Sept. 13, 2010

"Readers who normally shy away from philosophical subjects will be pleasantly surprised."
An eminently readable philosophical discussion of morality based on historical examples. Read full book review >
AVENGING ANGEL by Kwame Anthony Appiah
Released: Aug. 22, 1991

"First of a promised series."
Somebody's poisoning members of the Apostles, a Cambridge secret society—titled undergraduate David Glen Tannock by penicillin; eminent physiologist Charles Phipps; and has-been topologist Godfrey Stanley by some especially foul neurotoxins—and sending them death- notes with little classical tags. Read full book review >