The Hedgehog Review

The Hedgehog Review

Identities—What Are They Good for?

The Hedgehog ReviewVol. 20, No. 2 (Summer 2018)

From the Editor


Farewell to the Olympian Scientist

Brendan P. Foht

The Relatability Paradox

Phoebe Maltz Bovy


Matthew B. Crawford

Identities—What Are They Good for?

What Makes Me Black? What Makes You White?

W. Ralph Eubanks

Do Women Exist?

Mary Townsend

In with the Out Crowd: Contrarians, Alone and Together

Steve Lagerfeld

Straight Man to Queer Woman: Untimely Meditations on Transitioning

Deirdre Nansen McCloskey

Intellectuals Are Ordinary

Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft

What Is It Like to Be a Man?

Phil Christman

The Man without Identities

S.D. Chrostowska

White Tribe Rising

James McWilliams


The Flasher of the Arts

Witold Rybczynski

Murder on the Installment Plan

Becca Rothfeld

The Strange Afterlife of William McGuffey and His Readers

Johann N. Neem


The Devil’s Music: How Christians Inspired, Condemned, and Embraced Rock ’n’ Roll by Randall J. Stephens

Reviewed by Paul W. Gleason

Secularism and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Germany: The Rise of the Fourth Confession by Todd H. Weir

Reviewed by Jonathan D. Teubner

Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism? by Robert Kuttner

Reviewed by Bradley Babendir

The Case against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money by Bryan Caplan

Reviewed by Noah J. Toly

Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump by John Fea

Reviewed by John Wilson

Teachers of the People: Political Education in Rousseau, Hegel, Tocqueville, and Mill by Dana Villa

Reviewed by Danielle Charette


Virtue Signaling

B.D. McClay

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