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Africa and the West - Kwame Anthony Appiah

Kwame Anthony Appiah

Kwame Anthony Appiah, Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University.

Mr. Appiah joins Adam Gopnik to untangle the moment when America and Europe became keenly and irrevocably aware of Africa as a generative force, and reveal how this intercontinental awareness continues to inform us.

Tickets to this event include Museum admission.

Part of the series 1913: The World Implodes.

Above: Kwame Anthony Appiah.

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