Dr. Saitya Brata Das teaches philosophy at Centre for English Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru university. He was awarded the Hermes Fellowship at UFR Philosophie, Université de Marc Bloch, Strasbourg, France, from 2006-2007. His published works include The Political Theology of Schelling (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016), The Weight of Violence: Religion, Language, Politics, ed. with Soumyabrata Choudhury, (Oxford & Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2015). “The Gift of the World: A Note on Political Theology” in Culture and Religion (London: Taylor & Francis), “The Destinal Question of Language” in Kriterion: Revista de Filosofia, “Of Pain: The Gift of Language and the Promise of Time“ in Journal for Comparative and Continental Philosophy.