The Hedgehog Review
What is life like inside the social safety net? How does it feel to fall from the middle class into poverty? Are the poor becoming increasingly invisible to the rest of society? In a year marking the fiftieth anniversary of the launch of the War on Poverty, we devote our fall issue to how we think about the poor.
Recent Blog Posts
When the word culture was selected as Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2014, we at The Hedgehog Review took notice. | Read post >>>
Encryption offers a false substitute for real solutions—something that is the moral equivalent of vigilante force when what we need is better government and law. | Read post >>>
American Forum - "Confronting Political Islam"
4 February 2015
John Owen (University of Virginia) | Forum
Fellows Afternoon Tea
4 February 2015
| Afternoon Tea
"The Death of God and the Afterlife of Magical Realism: on Haruki Murakami and the Suspension of Belief"
12 February 2015
Justin Neuman (Yale University) | Lecture
Institute Seminar Series - "The Moral Background"
20 February 2015
Gabriel Abend (New York University) | Seminar
Philip Lorish is a doctoral candidate in the Religious Studies department of the University of Virginia. His main research interests include Bioethics, the Christian political tradition, and the place of religious institutions in American public life. Lorish holds a BA in Philosophy from Furman University, an MA in Religious Studies from the University of Virginia, and an MPhil in Christian Ethics from Oxford. His dissertation, "Christian Ethics and the New Eugenics," develops a constructive response to the challenges posed by emergent forms of biotechnology within the practice of reproductive medicine. In addition to participating in the Project...