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Akeel Bilgrami Website

Akeel Bilgrami is the Johnsonian Professor of Philosophy and Global Thought at Columbia University.  He got his first degree from Bombay University in English Literature and then went as a Rhodes Scholar to read Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Oxford University. He is the author of Belief and Meaning (Blackwell 1992), Self-Knowledge and Resentment (Harvard University Press 2006), and Politics and the Moral Psychology of Identity (Harvard University Press 2013).  His two short books Gandhi’s Integrity (Columbia University Press) and What is a Muslim? (Princeton University Press) are forthcoming soon.  His current large project is on: Practical Reason and Its Relevance to Politics.