Prof Akeel Bilgrami on Philosopher's Zone
Tune into Akeel Bilgrami, Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University, on Philospher’s Zone – 30 August 2015, 5:30pm
Akeel Bilgrami is known for his analytic pursuits in mind and language; not for the faint-hearted. But his attention has become increasingly trained on a theme no less challenging. An event a quarter of century ago set Bilgrami’s course. As the Rushdie fatwa engulfed the West, the Indian-born philosopher took to his study for two feverish days to compose a deeply perceptive piece on identity in the modern world titled What is a Muslim? It remains all-too-resonant today.
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