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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 141–171.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Press 2014 Kantian ethics Puritan ethics Pflicht duty NSM semantic theory Anglocentrism ARTICLE Can there be common knowledge without a common language? German Pflicht versus English Duty Anna Wierzbicka...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 104.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Barry Allen Jemielniak Dariusz , Common Knowledge? An Ethnography of Wikipedia . ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2014 ), 293 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 LITTLE REVIEWS Dariusz Jemielniak, Common Knowledge? An Ethnography of Wikipedia...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 225–231.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Humberto Garcia; Noa Halevy; Peter Valdina In this introduction to the first installment of the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, the editor explains the rationale of the new project, citing increases in aggressive xenophobia internationally. He comments on the intergroup...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 441–449.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Natalie Zemon Davis; Barry Allen In this introduction to Part 1 of the Common Knowledge symposium, “Fuzzy Studies,” the journal's editor discusses four essays from the 1980s by Richard Rorty, in which Rorty chose to associate himself with various neopragmatists, Continental...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 111–130.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Brook Ziporyn The article, a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies: On the Consequence of Blur,” analyzes the metaphysical assumptions behind the valorization of “clear and distinct ideas,” apodictic knowledge, and definitiveness, and it suggests alternatives derived from...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 224–236.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Jochen Brüning This contribution, by a mathematician, to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies” examines some mechanisms that seem essential for the “ratchet effect” that, in Michael Tomasello's use of the term, refers to the ability of human cultures to preserve their achievements even...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 237–256.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Carolyn Richardson This article, a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies,” criticizes a prominent form of philosophical account of rational activity. Rational activity includes actions as varied as kicking a soccer ball and speaking a language. The philosophical accounts...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Richard Shiff This article, a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies: On the Consequence of Blur,” documents how some modern artists and critics have argued against any sort of verbal thinking about art. Beyond describing works of visual art and pronouncing on their relative...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 88–95.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Karen Pinkus In this contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies: On the Consequence of Blur,” the words ambiguity, ambivalence , and ambience are shown to share the common prefix, from Latin, ambi -, defined in most modern dictionaries as “around, on both sides.” Ambi captures...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 440–467.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Edith Bruder A contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, this article examines the ethnic groups (more than a dozen) on the African continent that have proclaimed their connections to ancient Israel and have developed versions of their tribal histories that place them as a part...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 389–396.
Published: 01 August 2018
... video chat—in keeping with the project’s international, interdisciplinary, and innovative working methods. This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Inside the Humanities Classroom” represents individual perspectives on a dynamic and demanding group project that the participants feel, in...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 415–429.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Youval Rotman As a contribution to the second installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “In the Humanities Classroom,” this essay describes a four-hour meeting of an undergraduate seminar on historiography at Tel Aviv University. The students and instructor alike are enabled, by analyzing...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 540–548.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Richard Rottenburg This essay is one of three published in response to Casper Bruun Jensen's article “Experiments in Good Faith and Hopefulness: Toward a Postcritical Social Science” ( Common Knowledge 20, no. 2 [Spring 2014]: 337 – 62), which concerns the “postcritical” work of Richard Rottenburg...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 190–206.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Michiko Urita This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Peace by Other Means” demonstrates how, even as religious strife is pervasive in India, classical Hindustani music has remained a transreligious and intercommunal medium. Indeed, music is one of the few domains in which Hindu-Muslim...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 303–324.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Peter Valdina The basic argument of this contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia is that colonial attitudes toward South Asian religion and Hindus' attitudes toward Western intellectual discourse reveal an ambiguous mix of xenophilia and xenophobia. This articles focuses on...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Barry Allen; Bernard Faure; Jacob Raz; Glenn Alexander Magee; N. Verbin; Dalia Ofer; Elaine Pryce; Amy M. King Introducing the sixth and final installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Apology for Quietism,” Allen looks at the symposium retrospectively and concludes that it has mainly...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 518–526.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Hirokazu Miyazaki This essay is one of three responses to Casper Bruun Jensen's article “Experiments in Good Faith and Hopefulness: Toward a Postcritical Social Science,” published in the Spring 2014 issue of Common Knowledge . Jensen suggested that the postcritical mode of knowledge production...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 8–24.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Douglas P. Fry; Geneviève Souillac This essay, which introduces the fifth installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Peace by Other Means,” explores four ethnographically observed areas in which indigenous knowledge and practice hold insights for the prevention and reduction of enmity in the...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 284–300.
Published: 01 May 2016
...James Trilling This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Peace by Other Means” rereads the works of J. R. R. Tolkien as a study of pyrrhic victory. It argues that the origin of Tolkien's cycle of tales is inseparable from his experience of World War I, which ended in anomie and...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 473–487.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Daniel Paksi This essay responds to an article, “Epistemic Grace: Antirelativism as Theology in Disguise,” by the philosopher and sociologist of knowledge David Bloor that was published in Common Knowledge 13, nos. 2–3 (2007): 250–80. Bloor's main argument was that there is no third way between...