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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 373–384.
Published: 01 August 2020
... ), is not universally applicable across cultures and epistemai . The concept of love is too various. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 erotic love xenophilia Babylonian Talmud Ketubot 62b Book of Proverbs contextualism Common Knowledge 26:3 DOI 10.1215/0961754X-8521483 © 2020 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 220–251.
Published: 01 April 2004
.... York: Zone Books, 2000), 323–78. traits of famous men, allegorical triumphs, the seven sins, and so on. Made in the 240 wake of his engravings for Cock, Bruegel’s three encyclopedic paintings are ready-made albums: of children’s games, Netherlandish proverbs, festive...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 37–41.
Published: 01 January 2003
... that romantics and classicists could be adversaries only clue- lessly or in retrospect). That theologians and atheists of the Enlightenment were natural enemies seemed, as Kors’s book showed it to be, an idea too lucid to be likely. Catholic learning in seventeenth...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of books and articles, in fields across the humanities and human sciences, found these terms keeping poor semantic company. Quietism is said to be a “blind alley,” a “danger,” a form of “complacency” (or despicable “luxury” for those who “can afford it a contempt- 1.  “Platonic Insults...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 514–521.
Published: 01 August 2005
... indistinguishably into one another, making the book an next, the forth wordhowOne calls hewhat. author’s orders ofthe mind, ings work- tothe identical is tale the text; nois sequencethe before There of events Sometimes I even like things I don’t.I things like...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 229–268.
Published: 01 April 2009
... ). Kosman’s primary concern in this book is the reap the is book this in concern primary Kosman’s ). festival when Esther is read publicly in synagogue rituals...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 310–332.
Published: 01 April 2002
... extremes. The book of Proverbs, for instance, recommends cautious thrift as the middle way between miserliness and dissipation. The praise of mediocrity by Peace and Mind: Part 2 Part Mind: and Peace other ancient...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 204–213.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., this was What universe? this was What itto all. stranger atotal hewas that was him tormented had What wept. blueand nite infi bright, that to arms out his stretched howhe had He remembered Books, Books, and Larissa Volokhonsky ( Volokhonsky Larissa and 4...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 235–256.
Published: 01 April 2014
... ), in a book that mourns thatabook mourns...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 254–272.
Published: 01 April 2003
... AM Page 256 When I leave the wood, I go to a spring . . . I have a book with me, either 256 Dante or Petrarch or one of the lesser poets like Tibullus, Ovid, or someone similar. I read about their amorous passions and their loves, I...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 512–530.
Published: 01 August 2007
... our seventeenth disasters the of Tammuz and history: position Judaism that on passage,eventsdistinctive assumed has the these its in and the Five Books of the Torah.’ which exemplify modes and conditions of spiritual observance. Hence it is essen ofTorah study ofthe Talmud, keeping...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 474–492.
Published: 01 August 2010
... .   that “the book’s point is an ethical one,” von G.H. in ethical an is book’s point...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 176–251.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to Augustine, is to determine, before attempting to interpret them, which words and phrases are figural, which literal, and thus how to approach each exegetically. In book 3 of De Doctrina Christiana , Augustine undertakes an extensive definition of the correct methods for the exegesis of “metaphorical words...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 196–235.
Published: 01 April 2015
... - - - - - - stemming from conquest and domination.” and conquest from stemming problems manage to serve and governance internal facilitate ideology associated the and style coreof harmony her“the 1990 in book, onwhom Nader focused...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 280–308.
Published: 01 May 2021
... at this time in imperial Prague and elsewhere in Europe, in part because of their unusual titles. Composers and printers usually furnished music collections with designations that specified their contents up front for booksellers and purchasers; pedestrian titles along the lines of “First Book of Sacred Songs...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 446–473.
Published: 01 August 2013
... in Interpretive Anthropology (New York: Basic Books, 1983), 1.  See Ardis Butterfield, “Fuzziness and Perceptions 19 – 35. of Language Use in the Middle Ages,” part 1 (“Explo- sive Fuzziness: The Duel Common Knowledge 18, no. 2 3.  Geertz, “Blurred Genres,” 22...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 56–89.
Published: 01 January 2018
... . In Thoreau’s first book, Thoreau’sbook, . In first...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 485–517.
Published: 01 August 2004
..., a “special friend of Rama- 4:135; 5:21; 5:39; 5:161; 5:211). krishna” whom Mitra describes as a Tantrika. “Half this book I wrote listening to him” (JU ii). 29. LP 4.4.47; 4.4.50; 4.4.54. 33. The canonical...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 422–481.
Published: 01 August 2021
... of the book, admits that “interpreting The Childhood of Jesus as a distant and obfuscated Christian allegory doesn't help with many of the puzzles it presents.” 8 One exasperated critic finds its allusive ambiguity symptomatic of a broader cultural malaise: “Perhaps this is what allegory looks like...