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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 188–203.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Anne Carson Duke University Press 2002 DECREATION How Women Like Sappho, Marguerite Porete, and Simone Weil Tell God Anne Carson This is an essay about three women and will have three parts. Part One concerns...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 204–219.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Porete (in fourteenth-century France), and the philosopher Simone Weil (in twentieth-century France). Each of them underwent “an experience of decreation, or so she tells us.” Decreation , which is Simone Weil’s coinage, is here defined as “an undoing of the creature in us—that creature enclosed in self...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 252–260.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Sissela Bok © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 S y m p o s i u m : U n s o c i a l T h o u g h t , U n c o m m o n L i v e s , Pa r t 1 “NO ONE TO RECEIVE IT”? Simone Weil’s Unforeseen Legacy Sissela Bok On August 16, 1943...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 39–58.
Published: 01 January 2009
... as well as his conception of himself as a moral agent in a world of moral possibility. Simone Weil provides a similar version of a quietist waiting with . To an ungenerous “active searching” she opposes a fundamental generosity, a “waiting or attentive and faithful immobility” through which one is able...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 214–222.
Published: 01 April 2014
... meaning, and (e) the larger problem of what Simone Weil called “enslavement to one's own method.” What Jan Zwicky urges, and philosophically as well as poetically works toward, is, in Wittgenstein's terms, “a changed way of seeing,” though in her work the focus is specifically on a changed way of seeing...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 28–45.
Published: 01 January 2014
... to ontological resonance, the attunement of things with one another, the deep analogies that constitute the underlying structure of the world. Imagination is thus fundamental to the good, or ethical, life. For its disciplined exercise relieves us of what Simone Weil calls the “Ring of Gyges”: the refusal...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 157–163.
Published: 01 April 2009
... of quietists, there is such a thing at all. Dealing first with the “activist” Susan Sontag's attraction to the “quietist” Simone Weil, it then concentrates on the “activist” William Empson's attraction to the Buddha and to Buddhist quietism, with special reference to Empson's lost manuscript Asymmetry...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 516–517.
Published: 01 September 2015
...E. Jane Doering Weil Simone , On the Abolition of Political Parties , trans. Simon Leys, with essays by Czesław Miłosz. (“The Importance of Simone Weil”) and Simon Leys (“In the Light of Simone Weil: Miłosz and the Friendship of Camus”) ( New York : New York Review of Books , 2013...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (3): 379–387.
Published: 01 August 2006
... . .     C o m m o n K n o w l e d g e 382 Simone Weil, Simone The Notebooks of Simone Weil Simone of Notebooks The 1953 ; New York: Putnam...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): iv.
Published: 01 January 2002
... Nádas Decreation: How Women Like Translated by Imre Goldstein Sappho, Marguerite Porete, and 218 Simone Weil Tell God Anne Carson 188 CALLS FOR PAPERS 23, 151 LITTLE REVIEWS Wayne Andersen Stephen Toulmin...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): iv.
Published: 01 January 2002
... Nádas Decreation: How Women Like Translated by Imre Goldstein Sappho, Marguerite Porete, and 218 Simone Weil Tell God Anne Carson 188 CALLS FOR PAPERS 23, 151 LITTLE REVIEWS Wayne Andersen Stephen Toulmin...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): iv.
Published: 01 January 2002
... Nádas Decreation: How Women Like Translated by Imre Goldstein Sappho, Marguerite Porete, and 218 Simone Weil Tell God Anne Carson 188 CALLS FOR PAPERS 23, 151 LITTLE REVIEWS Wayne Andersen Stephen Toulmin...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 515–516.
Published: 01 September 2015
... (“IntheLightof SimoneWeil: MiłoszandtheFriendshipof Camus”) with essays by CzesławMiłosz(“TheImportanceof SimoneWeil”) and Simone Weil, OntheAbolitionof Political Parties , trans. SimonLeys, doi 10.1215/0961754X-3131195 compensate for their evils. The only legitimate reason to conserve anything...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 422–481.
Published: 01 August 2021
... and initiating the operations of analogy, David seems to be the figure of an identity that underwrites analogical participation per se. “This identity,” Simone Weil writes, “is what St. John expressed in giving to Christ the name of the relation, logos .” 6 This disorienting mix of likeness...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 214–218.
Published: 01 April 2006
...” of Simone Weil, the “pathological shyness” of doubt. the Sir of benefit Vauncey to aspire could aspoilsport that tosaidbe, is environment)appreciativeours as of otherness moved by higher powers. One would think that by now, in a time (and intellectual sense.” common to “contrary behavior...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 January 2017
... a dissertation on body, shape, and unfulfillment in Colette and Simone and Simone Weil. Colette in unfulfillment and body,on shape, adissertation ley, writing is and thePublic and Authorship, Aesthetics, theEnlightenment: of Practices...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 554–558.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the Specter of Self- of the Specter Weil and Simone include Herbooks Dame. ofNotre University atthe Program Scholars as Philosophy and Film, Fiction Fiction and Philosophy Cavell and Žižek, Levinas, Deleuze, Derrida, in Overreading Excess: Critical...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (2): 349–350.
Published: 01 April 2005
..., following Simone Weil,Simone redefi bishop, following things.” youdostupid make world whereaplace they the is that summary, blunt of“Macarius’s us he reminds . games,”and . . to in drawn tobe a“deep-rooted propensity counsels, archbishop us appreciate. When Eliot knelt before the the before...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (2): 350.
Published: 01 April 2005
..., following Simone Weil,Simone redefi bishop, following things.” youdostupid make world whereaplace they the is that summary, blunt of“Macarius’s us he reminds . games,”and . . to in drawn tobe a“deep-rooted propensity counsels, archbishop us appreciate. When Eliot knelt before the the before...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (2): 351.
Published: 01 April 2005
..., following Simone Weil,Simone redefi bishop, following things.” youdostupid make world whereaplace they the is that summary, blunt of“Macarius’s us he reminds . games,”and . . to in drawn tobe a“deep-rooted propensity counsels, archbishop us appreciate. When Eliot knelt before the the before...