The Hedgehog Review

The Hedgehog Review

The End of the End of History?

The Hedgehog ReviewVol. 19, No. 3 (Fall 2017)

From the Editor


Monumental Woes

B.D. McClay

Spookists and Other Rationalists

Christopher Sandford

Package-Deal Ethics

James Mumford

The Jefferson Brand

Timothy C. Jacobson

The End of the End of History?

Liberal Democracy and the Unraveling of the Enlightenment Project

James Davison Hunter

The Tragedy of Liberalism

Patrick J. Deneen

Not Melting into Air

John M. Owen IV

Why Nations Matter

Wilfred M. McClay

Technocratic Vistas: The Long Con of Neoliberalism

Jackson Lears

What Is to Be Done?

William A. Galston


On Being Midwestern: The Burden of Normality

Phil Christman

The People’s Republic of Heaven: From the Protestant Reformation to the Russian Revolution, 1517–1917

Eugene McCarraher

Melancholy Mandarins: Bloom, Weber, and Moral Education

Paul Reitter and Chad Wellmon


Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk about It) by Elizabeth Anderson

Reviewed by Frank Pasquale

Oneida: From Free Love Utopia to the Well-Set Table by Ellen Wayland-Smith

Reviewed by Rita Koganzon

Blood in the Water: The Attica Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson

Reviewed by John J. Lennon

The Happiness Philosophers: The Lives and Works of the Great Utilitarians by Bart Schultz

Reviewed by Helen Andrews

South and West by Joan Didion

Reviewed by James McWilliams

Henry David Thoreau: A Life by Laura Dassow Walls

Reviewed by Jonathan Malesic



Robert Boyers

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