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Episode 166: Anthony Appiah

anthony  Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah elegantly summarizes the problem of human knowledge: “There’s nothing that you must know, and there’s too much that’s worth knowing.” So how do you decide what to read next? Or should you just grab a six-pack and head for the beach? A conversation at the Princeton Public Library, with songs by Chris Harford. (lyrics by Paul Muldoon and William Blake – separate songs. Probably.)

  • ramsey PERSON: Frank Ramsey
  • place PLACE: Coade Hall
  • thing THING: goldweights of Akan
  • Max Brod RANDY’S PERSON: Max Brod

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