K. Anthony Appiah
Professor of Philosophy
1982, PhD, Cambridge University. Former Professor of Afro-American Studies and Philosophy and Chair, Committee on African Studies, Harvard University. Former Chairman, Joint Committee on African Studies of the Social Science Research Council and the American Council of Learned Societies. Currently: Professor of Philosophy, Princeton University; Editor, Transition magazine; Associate Director, Black Periodical Literature Project; President, Society for African Philosophy in North America. Member of the Board, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute. Author: Assertion and Conditionals (1985); For Truth of Semantics (1986); In My Father's House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture (1992); Thinking It Through: An Introduction to Contemporary Philosophy (2003). Co-Author, Color Conscious: The Political Morality of Race (1996). Interests: philosophy of mind and language, African and African-American intellectual history, political history.