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Cosmopolitanism: Happy Birthday to Kwame Anthony Appiah

Happy birthday brilliant/handsome/"cosmopolitan"/philosopher/cultural critic Anthony Appiah. — Joyce Carol Oates (@JoyceCarolOates) May 10, 2014   Here is Kwame Anthony Appiah on cosmopolitanism in the documentary Examined Life: Be sure to read my earlier post on cosmopolitanism. 🙂

New York and the Examined Life

This clip features two of my favorite philosophers: Cornel West and Peter Singer. While I tend to disagree with them on certain philosophical grounds, I love their respective styles. Singer discussing poverty in the context of extreme excess is classic. Both of these men address issues that are dear to me. It is within this spirit […]