Irving Louis Horowitz
Irving Louis Horowitz is Hannah Arendt University professor emeritus of sociology and political science at Rutgers University. He also serves as chairman of the board and editorial director of Transaction Publishers at Rutgers. He is the author of Taking Lives: Genocide and Mass Murder, now in its fifth edition, and Radicalism and the Revolt against Reason, which recently had its fiftieth anniversary reissue. This article is based on a plenary address delivered at the 2010 International Education Conference on the History of World War II in Asia.