Samuel Moyn

Samuel Moyn is professor of law and history at Harvard University. He is the author of The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History, and Christian Human Rights(2015), among other books, as well as editor of the journal Humanity. He also writes regularly for Foreign Affairs and The Nation.

Books in order of publication:


Origins of the Other: Emmanuel Levinas between Revelation and Ethics (2005, Cornell University Press)

A Holocaust Controversy: The Treblinka Affair in Postwar France (2005, Brandeis University Press)

Pierre Rosanvallon, Democracy Past and Future (2006, editor Samuel Moyn, Columbia University Press)

The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History (2010, Harvard University Press)

Human Rights and the Uses of History (2014, Verso)

Christian Human Rights (2015, University of Pennsylvania Press)

Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World (2018, Harvard University Press)

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