Is Race Real? How Does Identity Matter?

As he leaves Harvard for Princeton, K. Anthony Appiah's scholarship takes a new direction

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People who talk about Kwame Anthony Appiah tend to effuse. "He is the smartest person I've ever met," says Henry Louis Gates Jr. "He is the major scholar working on issues of identity and multiculturalism," says Amy Gutmann, provost of Princeton...

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