The Hedgehog Review

The Hedgehog Review

The Evening of Life

The Hedgehog ReviewVol. 20, No. 3 (Fall 2018)

From the Editor


Be Nice

Matt Dinan

Learning from Plants

Amy Wright

“Rivers of Blood” Revisited

Christopher Sandford

The Evening of Life

No Country for Old Age

Joseph E. Davis

Off-Label Scripts: Physicians-as-Writers, Patients-as-Readers

James VanOosting

Being There

Wilfred M. McClay

Neglected in the House of Medicine

Justin Mutter

Body on the Altar

Sarah Ruden

The Lost Art of Dying

Thomas Pfau


The Inner Life of a Sinking Ship

Greg Jackson

Dearly Beloved: The Apostolate of Randolph Bourne

Eugene McCarraher

From Memory to Innovation: The Vowel Revolution in the Making of the Modern Mind

Colin Wells

When Work and Meaning Part Ways

Jonathan Malesic


Lust on Trial: Censorship and the Rise of American Obscenity in the Age of Anthony Comstock by Amy Werbel

Reviewed by Helen Andrews

Off the Charts: The Hidden Lives and Lessons of American Child Prodigies by Ann Hulbert

Reviewed by Rita Koganzon

Suicidal: Why We Kill Ourselves by Jesse Bering

Reviewed by B.D. McClay

The Duplicity of Philosophy’s Shadow: Heidegger, Nazism, and the Jewish Other by Elliot R. Wolfson

Reviewed by Nathan Goldman

Fatal Discord: Erasmus, Luther, and the Fight for the Western Mind by Michael Massing

Reviewed by Richard Hughes Gibson

The Moral Economists: R.H. Tawney, Karl Polanyi, E.P. Thompson, and the Critique of Capitalism by Tim Rogan

Reviewed by Gerald J. Russello


Cultural Marxism

Andrew Lynn

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