"Dehumanization isn't a way of talking. It's a way of thinking...that sadly comes all too easily to us"

David Livingston Smith is a renowned professor of philosophy at the University of New England. Smith is a prolific author, having penned several books including Making Monsters: The Uncanny Power of Dehumanizatio which garnered acclaim for its insights into the roots of dehumanization.

Smith's work has earned him widespread recognition, including prestigious awards such as the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award. Smith's impactful analysis is not only cited by other philosophers but also by historians, legal scholars and psychologists.

"...unusually lucid"  — The New York Times