The Hedgehog Review

The Hedgehog Review

The Cultural Contradictions of Modern Science

The Hedgehog ReviewVol. 18, No. 3 (Fall 2016)

From the Editor


Berlin: The Big Uneasy

John M. Owen IV

Simply Seeing

B.D. McClay

The Necessity of Self-Help Lit

Joseph E. Davis

The Cultural Contradictions of Modern Science

When Science Went Modern

Lorraine Daston

Invisible Science

Steven Shapin

Where the New Science of Morality Goes Wrong

James Davison Hunter and Paul Nedelisky

Science Anxiety

Ari N. Schulman

Trivial Pursuits: The Decline of Scientific Research

Paul Scherz


Ladies in Waiting

Becca Rothfeld

The Justice of Retribution

Jeffrie G. Murphy

Three Ideal Dinners

Mark Edmundson


Database of Dreams: The Lost Quest to Catalog Humanity by Rebecca Lemov

Reviewed by Joseph E. Davis

Renunciation: Acts of Abandonment by Writers, Philosophers, and Artists by Ross Posnock

Reviewed by Matthew Mutter

Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing by Matthew G. Kirschenbaum

Reviewed by Leann Davis Alspaugh

The Rise of Corporate Religious Liberty edited by Micah Schwartzman, Chad Flanders, and Zoë Robinson

Reviewed by John Inazu

Dante: The Story of His Life by Marco Santagata

Reviewed by David Bahr


Based In

Matthew Schmitz

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