The Hedgehog Review
The benefits of an ever-more networked environment are powerful: connectedness, efficiency, and instant access to information. But we may be losing more than our privacy in the digitized info-sphere, including the autonomy and creativity we think it enables.
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If we conceive of attention as simply the activity of a willful agent, we foreclose the possibility of being arrested or brought to attention by something fully outside ourselves. We foreclose, for example,the possibility of an ecstatic attention and the possibility that we can be brought to attention by a particular thing beyond our will, a source beyond our own purposeful, willful action. | Read post >>>
The renovated Place de la République shows the power of the public square. | Read post >>>
The Politics of Culture in Putin’s Russia
1 April 2015
Peter Pomerantsev | Public Lecture
"Damaging Our Own Good: Criminal Sanction, Incarceration, and the Erosion of Agency"
10 April 2015
Jonathan Jacobs (John Jay College, CUNY) | Seminar
Fellows Afternoon Tea
15 April 2015
| Afternoon Tea
Spring Closing Dinner
23 April 2015
Christina McRorie is a doctoral candidate in the Theology, Ethics, and Culture program in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. Her research interests include religious ethics, Christian thought, the history and philosophy of economics, and the ways religious traditions make sense of and respond to economic change. McRorie holds an MAR in Ethics from Yale University, and a BA in History and Religion from Pepperdine University. Her dissertation, "Moral Agency in Global Capitalism," reflects theologically on the conditions for moral agency set by contemporary global capitalism and consumer society. At the Institute,...