The Hedgehog Review
Increasingly, Americans have grown wary and distrustful of their leaders, whom they perceive as arrogant, selfish, and disconnected from the concerns of real people and the best interests of the nation. What does this loss of confidence in our elites have to do with the system that selects and shapes them? Why has meritocracy itself come to be seen as a big part of the problem? And what can be done to fix a broken system? This issue also includes a symposium with a never-before-published essay by Richard Rorty and responses from three distinguished philosophers: Susan Haack, Matthew B. Crawford, and Robert B. Pippin.
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Fall Fellows Colloquium & Dinner
9 September 2016
Human/Ties 2016: The Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration of the National Endowment for The Humanities
14 September 2016
Human/Ties and The Hedgehog Review present "Little Magazine, Big Influence"
15 September 2016
Human/Ties and IASC present "A Humanities for Our Time"
16 September 2016
Andrew is a PhD student in the Sociology Department at the University of Virginia. His interests include sociology of religion, social change, and altruism. He is currently working on his master's thesis exploring the cultural and social contexts that influence commitment to civic engagement, religion, family, and work. Other interests include sociological theories of culture and cognition, sociological approaches to morality, and the cultural logic of individualism in American culture. Andrew graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame with a BA in Political Science. Before his graduate studies, he worked in the nonprofit sector for...