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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 431–452.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Peter Skafish This article is an ethnographic account of the speculative thought of Jane Roberts, a spirit medium or “channel,” important in New Age religion for the books that she dictated at the behest of a personality named “Seth.” At first, she tried to understand her strange subjectivity in...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 207.
Published: 01 January 2002
...- tleman was epistemologically significant in the production of believable facts.” The cultural obsession with fact produced a concomitant anatomization of dis- ciplines and genres: there would now be “true reports” and “blatant frauds,” “his- tories” and “fables,” “news...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 451–463.
Published: 01 August 2012
... publication of Pagan Monotheism in Late Antiquity, edited by Polymnia Athanassiadi and Michael Frede.1 The argument they presented was not new, or not entirely. Since the nineteenth century, monotheistic tendencies had been detected in Greco-­Roman religion.2 Christian authors of the fourth and fifth...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2003) 9 (2): 351.
Published: 01 April 2003
... impugned Inevitable Progress, which not all that many people ever believed in anyway. —Richard Rorty Susan Howe, with pictures by Susan Bee, Bed Hangings (New York: Granary Press, 2001), 48 pp. The title comes from a...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 106–107.
Published: 01 January 2017
... were per Aristotle fordislodging motives religious and theological the Indeed, views. theological and new religious with tune in accounts historiographic and scientific, new metaphysical, through himself Aristotle subvert to morals) was and minds ofChristian (the perverter...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 389–390.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Peter Van Nuffelen Johnson Luke Timothy , Among the Gentiles: Greco-Roman Religion and Christianity ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2011 ), 461 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Amy Knight Powell, Depositions: Scenes from the Late...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 148.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Michael P. Kramer Butler Judith , Habermas Jürgen , Taylor Charles , and West Cornel , The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere , ed. and intro. Mendieta Eduardo and Vanantwerpen Jonathan , afterword Calhoun Craig ( New York : Columbia University Press , 2011...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Jean-Claude Schmitt Bynum Caroline Walker , Christian Materiality: An Essay on Religion in Late Medieval Europe ( New York : Zone Books , 2011 ), 440 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Robin Fox, The Tribal Imagination: Civilization and the Savage Mind...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 382–383.
Published: 01 April 2013
... Modern Museum (New York: Zone Books, 2012), 376 pp. Amy Knight Powell has written a brilliant book, impossible to summarize or do justice to in a short review. Understanding medieval images of the deposition of Christ from the cross as about the deposition of...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 16–28.
Published: 01 January 2008
... - - - - Fox-Genovese • Religion, Meaning, and Identity in Women’s Writing 19 3.  (New York: Noonday Press, 1998 Press, York:Noonday (New...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2005) 11 (2): 354–356.
Published: 01 April 2005
... including writings, some autobiographical provided Gadamer While German. in ance atdied age Gadamer (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2003), 478pp. Jean Grondin, points and, at other times, as a “thorn...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2007) 13 (2-3): 362–378.
Published: 01 August 2007
... foundlivelyin the in dialogues opened. These routes to relativism, as some routes might describe intellectual new them, will be these, familiar with and companions; new sought I defense, In proved to be a bombshell, and I was suddenly embroiled in intense controversy. article The study...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 120–142.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Maharshal determined to 1.  Rabbi Solomon Luria, in the second introduction to his are accustomed to rule. . . . They hold by the words of the Yam shel Shlomo (Shtettin, Poland: Shrenttzel Press, 1861) book in which they found all the innovations, and thus on tractate Chulin, writes: “Something new...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 107.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Patrick Wilcken Paquette Gabriel , Imperial Portugal in the Age of Atlantic Revolutions: The Luso-Brazilian World, c. 1770 – 1850 . ( New York : Cambridge University Press , 2013 ), 266 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 “innovative” is one group polemics: tion Reforma in...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 574.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Jill Kraye Blair Ann , Too Much to Know: Managing Scholarly Information before the Modern Age ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2010 ), 397 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Pierre Bouretz, D’un ton guerrier en philosophie: Habermas, Derrida & Co...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 538.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., of course, of the very prominent Romantic poets. It was not told — an essen­ tial observation made by Alexander (and perhaps the most important in this book) — of natural scientists. This observation makes Alexander’s central thesis more probable: that the rise of a new “abstract” mathematics in...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 198.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Joanna Picciotto Joshua Landy and Michael Saler, Re-Enchantment of the World: Secular Magic in a Rational Age (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2009), 408 pp. Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Steve Pincus, 1688: The First Modern Revolution (New...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Mikhail Epstein This essay's central concern is the need for a new, practical dimension in the humanities, emphasizing their constructive rather than purely scholarly aspects. An analysis is offered of various types of inventions in the fields of linguistics, philosophy, art, and literature, such...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 303–324.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Vedāntavāglīś, exposed elements of ambiguity in the original work that expanded the possibilities for the engagement of yoga with Western discourses, while at the same time legitimating the Sanskritic past as a resource for addressing new realities. In the process, Kālīvar's translation helped enable the...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 484–509.
Published: 01 September 2015
...,” Traditions,” Inventing “Introduction: Hobsbawm, Eric A New History of Shinto of History Teeuwen, ANew Mark and Breen John Shinto and the State, 1868 State, the   and Shinto Hardacre, Helen See...