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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Alan Jacobs has written seventy-nine theses on technology for disputation. A disputation is an old technology, a formal technique of debate and argument that took shape in medieval universities in Paris, Bologna, and Oxford in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. In its most general form, a disputation consisted of a thesis, a counter thesis, and a string of arguments, usually buttressed by citations of Aristotle, Augustine, or the Bible. | Read post >>>
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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 Fellows Colloquium
24 April 2015
Postdoctoral Wolterstorff Fellow
James Mumford is the Nicholas Wolterstorff postdoctoral research fellow. He earned his PhD from Oxford in ethics and religion, published in 2013 as Ethics at the Beginning of Life: A Phenomenological Critique (Oxford University Press). His research interests include bioethics, political theology and modern Catholic social thought. Mumford was an undergraduate at Oxford and a Henry Fellow at Yale. From 2010-13 he worked for leading British political/social policy think-tank, The Centre for Social Justice. He writes on a range of ethical, political and social issues for The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, Demos Quarterly,...