Kwame Anthony Appiah:
Is religion good or bad? (This is a trick question)

TEDSalon NY2014 · 14:40 · Filmed May 2014

Plenty of good things are done in the name of religion, and plenty of bad things too. But what is religion, exactly — is it good or bad, in and of itself? Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah offers a generous, surprising view.

Kwame Anthony Appiah is a philosopher, cultural theorist and novelist. His latest book is "The Honor Code," exploring moral revolutions. Full bio