The Hedgehog Review
The benefits of an ever-more networked environment are powerful: connectedness, efficiency, and instant access to information. But we may be losing more than our privacy in the digitized info-sphere, including the autonomy and creativity we think it enables.
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What is attention? We can think of attention as a dance whereby we both lead and are led. This image suggests that receptivity and directedness do indeed work together. The proficient dancer knows when to lead and when to be led, and she also knows that such knowledge emerges out of the dance itself. This analogy reminds us, as well, that attention is the unity of body and mind making its way in a world that can be solicitous of its attention. | Read post >>>
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Spring Closing Dinner
23 April 2015
Spring Fellows Colloquium
24 April 2015
Fellows Afternoon Tea
29 April 2015
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Christina McRorie is a doctoral candidate in the Theology, Ethics, and Culture program in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. Her research interests include religious ethics, Christian thought, the history and philosophy of economics, and the ways religious traditions make sense of and respond to economic change. McRorie holds an MAR in Ethics from Yale University, and a BA in History and Religion from Pepperdine University. Her dissertation, "Moral Agency in Global Capitalism," reflects theologically on the conditions for moral agency set by contemporary global capitalism and consumer society. At the Institute,...