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    The Melancholic Name.Saitya Brata Das - 2007 - Journal for Cultural Research 11 (2):111-123.
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    The Open.Saitya Brata Das - 2009 - Kritike 3 (2):116-127.
    In the Open darkness and light, remembrance and oblivion, coming into existence and disappearing in death play their originary co-belonging, or co-figuration. Existence belongs to this opening and is exposed to its coming to presence: it is on the basis of this originary opening, this originary historical which is revealed to this mortal being called ‘man,’ on the basis of this revelation, man founds something like politics and history. There thus comes into existence out of this freedom, out of this (...)
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    Philosophy and Melancholy: Benjamin on Language and Truth. [REVIEW]Saitya Brata Das - 2014 - Comparative and Continental Philosophy 6 (1):90-98.
    This essay attempts to discuss the relation of mood to philosophy in the context of Benjamin's early thought. Reviewing Ilit Ferber's Melancholy and Philosophy: Benjamin's Early Reflections on Theatre and Language, I try to show that melancholy, far from merely a psychological-solipsistic-pathological condition as it is generally understood today, is rather to be understood as philosophical attunement and which as such is inseparably connected with profound ethico-political questions concerning responsibility and justice, with work and play and with a possible phenomenological (...)
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    (Dis)Figures of Death: Taking the Side of Derrida, Taking the Side of Death.Saitya Brata Das - 2010 - Derrida Today 3 (1):1-20.
    If the dominant ethico-philosophical thinking of responsibility in the West is founded upon, or tied to a certain figure of death, it is because this ethical notion of responsibility is also a certain econo-onto-thanatology. Here the notion of the gift to the other is always already inscribed within a certain economic equivalence of value, or an economic determination of temporality as the geometric figure of the circle, or a certain economy of the experiences of abandonment and mourning, through which the (...)
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  5. The Promise of Time: Towards a Phenomenology of Promise.Saitya Brata Das - 2011 - Indian Institute of Advanced Study.
  6. The Wounded World: Essays on Ethics and Politics.Saitya Brata Das - 2013 - Aakar Books.
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    Wholly Otherwise1.Saitya Brata Das - 2008 - Journal for Cultural Research 12 (2):167-180.
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    To Philosophize is to Learn How to Die?Saitya Brata Das - 2008 - Kritike 2 (1):31-49.
    Philosophical thinking, as it is thinking of existence, is essentially finite thinking. This is to say that as thinking of existence, philosophical thinking is essentially also thinking of finitude. This ‘also' is not the accidental relationship between existence and finitude. Rather, to think existence in its finitude, insofar as existence is finite, is to think existence in its existentiality. Philosophy that gives itself the task of thinking the relationship between existence and finitude, must in the same gesture, be concerned with (...)
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  9. Schelling, FWJ Von.Saitya Brata Das - 2011 - In James Fieser & Bradley Dowden (eds.), Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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    The Destinal Question of Language.Saitya Brata Das - 2011 - Kriterion: Journal of Philosophy 52 (123):121-138.
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    The Lightening Flash of Language.Saitya Brata Das - 2010 - Philosophical Forum 41 (3):315-345.
    Man is an open existence, exposed to mortality and free towards the coming that is revealed to him in the lightening flash of language. Free towards, and endowed with the ever new possibility of beginning, the mortal is endowed with the gift of language that remains beyond his death: here alone lies redemption for the mortals. It is this affirmative question of the coming time that is pursued in this work: it occurs as and in a configuration of questions, not (...)
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    On Beatitudes-A Critique of Historical Reason.Saitya Brata Das - 2013 - Kritike 7 (1):22-35.
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    The Irreducible Remainder: Towards the Idea of a Finite Politics.Saitya Brata Das - 2012 - Journal for Cultural Research 16 (4):418-442.
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    The Destinal Question of Language.Saitya Brata Das - 2011 - Kriterion: Journal of Philosophy 52 (123):121-138.