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Ethics in a World of Strangers

By Kwame Anthony Appiah

W. W. Norton & Company, Paperback, 9780393329339, 196pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2007

Drawing on a broad range of disciplines, including history, literature, and philosophy as well as the author's own experience of life on three continents ?Cosmopolitanism? is a moral manifesto for a planet we share with more than six billion strangers.

About the Author
Kwame Anthony Appiah, the president of the PEN American Center, is the author of The Ethics of Identity, Thinking It Through: An Introduction to Contemporary Philosophy, The Honor Code, and the prize-winning Cosmopolitanism. Raised in Ghana and educated in England, he has taught philosophy on three continents and is currently a professor at Princeton University.