Vahid JD earned the BA in Western Philosophy at the University of Tehran, followed by MA in Philosophy at Memorial University. He wrote his Master’s thesis on Kant’s philosophy of life and he is currently working on Schelling and German Idealism as a part of his PhD project. He has published several translations of Western philosophical texts from English to Persian including pieces by Negri, Gramsci, Badiou, Ranciere etc. and is the Reviews Editor for Analecta Hermeneutica, the annual refereed journal of the International Institute for Hermeneutics. Skepticism, Romanticism, Deconstruction and Islamic philosophy are some of Vahid’s other philosophical interests and/or areas of specialty.