The Hedgehog Review

The Hedgehog Review

Thinking About the Poor

The Hedgehog ReviewVol. 16, No. 3 (Fall 2014)

From the Editors


The Great War and the Future of Progress

Wilfred M. McClay

Post-Prozac Pathography

Joseph E. Davis

Brother Rat?

Paul Nedelisky

A New Approach to Poverty

James Mumford

thinking about the poor

Poverty and Paradox

Alice O’Connor

Inside the Safety Net

Michael and Ines Jindra

Picturing the Poor: Photographs of Poverty in America

Leann Davis Alspaugh


William McPherson

Continental Divide

John Marsh

Seeing the Invisible Poor

An interview with Mike Rose

Thinking About the Poor: A Bibliographical Essay

B.D. McClay and Leann Davis Alspaugh


Nietzsche Transformed: How the Philologist Became Modernity’s Philosopher With a Hammer

Chad Wellmon

One Nation Under Fear

Mark Edmundson

I Loved You, I Loved You: A Farewell to Art

Alexander Zubatov

The Emptiness of Modern Economics: Why the Dismal Science Needs a Richer Moral Anthropology

Christina McRorie


Philology: The Forgotten Origins of the Modern Humanities by James Turner and A New Republic of Letters: Memory and Scholarship in the Age of Digital Reproduction by Jerome McGann

Reviewed by Chad Wellmon

Fractured Times: Culture and Society in the Twentieth Century by Eric Hobsbawm

Reviewed by Jay Tolson

Tocqueville in Arabia: Dilemmas in a Democratic Age by Joshua Mitchell

Reviewed by B.D. McClay

Science, Democracy, and the American University: From the Civil War to the Cold War by Andrew Jewett

Reviewed by Andrea Turpin

Post-Ethical Society: The Iraq War, Abu Ghraib, and the Moral Failure of the Secular by Douglas V. Porpora, Alexander G. Nikolaev, Julia Hagemann May, and Alexander Jenkins

Reviewed by Philip Gorski



Mike Rose


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