Akeel Bilgrami is the Morgenbesser Professor of Philosophy, faculty member of the Committee of Global Thought and director of South Asian Institute (Columbia University). He teaches courses and seminars regularly in the department on philosophy of mind and language of Columbian University and also in the Committee on Global Thought and Political Science on issues in politics and rationality as well as religion and politics in a global context. Prof. Bilgrami is also the director of the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University.
He is author of various articles and books. The most famous are «Belief and Meaning», «Self Knowledge and Resentment» and «Politics and the Moral Psychology of Identity» as well as over fifty articles in philosophy and in theoretical issues in politics and culture.