Moyn, Samuel

Hope Edwards

Samuel Moyn is professor of history at Columbia University, where he has taught since 2001.  Besides The Last Utopia, featured in his Rorotoko interview, he is the author of two other books, Origins of the Other: Emmanuel Levinas Between Revelation and Ethics and A Holocaust Controversy: The Treblinka Affair in Postwar France.  Samuel Moyn is also an editor of Modern Intellectual History and a founding editor of Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development, a journal launching this fall.

On Rorotoko:

On his book The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History
(Our Cover Feature of October 24, 2010)