Nilanjan Das

Assistant Professor, Faculty Fellow 


Room 1226

Nilanjan Das is Assistant Professor Faculty Fellow (on leave 2016-2017) at NYU Shanghai.  He is also a post-doctoral fellow at UNC Chapel Hill for the academic year 2016-2017. He holds a PhD from MIT and a BA and an MA from Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

Professor Das’s research interests are epistemology, ethics, and classical Indian philosophy in Sanskrit. His work has appeared in the Journal of Indian Philosophy and Noûs. More details of his work can be found on his personal website.

Recent Publications

“Transparency and the KK Principle” (with Bernhard Salow), forthcoming in Noûs.


PhD, Philosophy
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016
MA, Philosophy
Jadavpur University, 2011
BA, Philosophy
Jadavpur University, 2009 


English, Bengali, Hindi, Sanskrit