Samuel Moyn teaches law and history at Yale. His most recent book is Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World (Harvard University Press).
Historians are losing their audience, and searching for the next trend won’t win it back.
Does David Bromwich’s idea of a Burkean left amount to anything more than contempt for Obama?
Why are philosophers invoking the notion of human dignity to revitalize theories of political ethics?
Immigration, second-class wages, torture and taboo