The Limits Of Identity

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Kwame Anthony Appiah | IAI News | 29th October 2018

On the limits of identity politics. “There is a liberal fantasy in which identities are merely chosen, so we are all free to be what we choose to be. But identities without demands would be useless to us. Identities work only because, once they get their grip on us, they command us,…

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