On Inhumanity: Dehumanization and How to Resist It

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Price
$19.95
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.1 X 1.1 inches | 0.66 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780190923006

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About the Author

David Livingstone Smith is Professor of Philosophy at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. He has written or edited nine books, including Less Than Human: Why We Demean, Enslave and Exterminate Others (St. Martin's Press, 2011), which won the 2012 Anisfield-Wolf award for nonfiction.His work has been translated into seven languages. David is an interdisciplinary scholar, whose publications are cited not only by other philosophers, but also by historians, legal scholars, psychologists, and anthropologists. He has been featured in several prime-time television documentaries, isoften interviewed and cited in the national and international media, and was a guest at the 2012 G20 economic summit, where he spoke about dehumanization and mass violence.

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"This book is firm but gentle, wise but accessible. Its reflections on our worst habits of politics are phrased in such a way that they allow us to see what better habits might be." -- Timothy Snyder, Yale University, author of On Tyranny


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