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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 341–345.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Richard Rorty; Jeffrey M. Perl In this essay Rorty argues that care or concern alone is inadequate for dealing with problems of Third World poverty; neither is there likely to be a convenient technological fix. There is no evading the hard decisions that global poverty will require of the rich...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 488–499.
Published: 01 September 2016
...,” claims that it is possible to adopt a position, a “third way,” that is neither relativist nor absolutist. He proposes that the “emergentism” of Michael Polanyi is such a third way. In response, David Bloor argues that Paksi's proposed third way is beset by profound and well-known problems of obscurity...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 474–492.
Published: 01 August 2010
....” The second section examines an internal paradox in the worldview of Qoheleth, who commends the enjoyment of a world that he considers meaningless and vain. The third and final section of the article compares these paradoxes as constitutive of the texts in which they appear. Conveying no univocal message...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 26–34.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Jeffrey M. Perl In his introduction to the third installment of the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, the journal’s editor responds to a review, by the historian Peter Brown, of a Metropolitan Museum exhibit on Jerusalem in the high Middle Ages. Brown’s argument is that Muslims, Christians...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Matthew A. Taylor Written exclusively in the third-person by a narrator who repeatedly refers to “Henry Adams” as “passive,” “submissive,” and “a helpless victim” in relation to the “forces” in the world that form him, The Education of Henry Adams attenuates both author and subject by valuing...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 82–92.
Published: 01 January 2004
... 82 unwritten histories of the Third World. The passage quoted is from The Cap- 83 tive Mind by Czes´law Mi´losz. An exploration of the seductive hold of commu- nism on postwar intellectuals in Poland, the book...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 189.
Published: 01 January 2020
... Dylan Thomas s Leftover life to kill. Despite its many references to Marx, Adorno, and company, this book is apolitical and not a concession to lib- eral humanism, whatever that might mean. Developing a Third World society, whatever that might mean, is probably the worst thing you could do...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 188–189.
Published: 01 January 2020
... causality, and even Dylan Thomas s Leftover life to kill. Despite its many references to Marx, Adorno, and company, this book is apolitical and not a concession to lib- eral humanism, whatever that might mean. Developing a Third World society, whatever that might mean, is probably the worst thing you...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 337–353.
Published: 01 August 2021
... , and Gutmann Amy . Multiculturalism and “the Politics of Recognition”: An Essay . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 1992 . Thompson M. R. “ Pacific Asia after ‘Asian Values’: Authoritarianism, Democracy, and Good Governance .” Third World Quarterly 25 , no. 6 ( 2004 ): 1079...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 277–283.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., and ruthlessness, cruelty, enmity, brutality, rivalry, bullying, with whenhave faced they the options that assumption the from children liberate two,to is first the with success from result may which third, worlds The or worldviews. changing means often stories changing...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 287–303.
Published: 01 April 2002
... of a factor. But the countries of the Third World also contend for starkly alternative varieties of constitutionalism. The second, contrasting, essay circulated to all of the Ford conferences was by the Kenyan lawyer, Okoth-Ogendo. Okoth’s essay could not have been more...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 399–405.
Published: 01 August 2003
... and the naturally reproductive goal of sex. Sermons make reference to the health and economic problems facing the Third World, and even the duty to pay taxes, rather than focus as in the past on the necessity to “control one’s instincts.” In short, almost no one today, not even...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 161.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., Western guilt for helping to create and maintain Third World indigence, the contribution to that indigence of popula- tion growth—Bauer enters the lists against representatives of any such idea: against Marxists, of course, and liberals, but even against...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 156–157.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., Western guilt for helping to create and maintain Third World indigence, the contribution to that indigence of popula- tion growth—Bauer enters the lists against representatives of any such idea: against Marxists, of course, and liberals, but even against...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 157–158.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., Western guilt for helping to create and maintain Third World indigence, the contribution to that indigence of popula- tion growth—Bauer enters the lists against representatives of any such idea: against Marxists, of course, and liberals, but even against...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 158–159.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., Western guilt for helping to create and maintain Third World indigence, the contribution to that indigence of popula- tion growth—Bauer enters the lists against representatives of any such idea: against Marxists, of course, and liberals, but even against...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 160.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., Western guilt for helping to create and maintain Third World indigence, the contribution to that indigence of popula- tion growth—Bauer enters the lists against representatives of any such idea: against Marxists, of course, and liberals, but even against...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 161.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., Western guilt for helping to create and maintain Third World indigence, the contribution to that indigence of popula- tion growth—Bauer enters the lists against representatives of any such idea: against Marxists, of course, and liberals, but even against...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 162.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., Western guilt for helping to create and maintain Third World indigence, the contribution to that indigence of popula- tion growth—Bauer enters the lists against representatives of any such idea: against Marxists, of course, and liberals, but even against...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 162–163.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., Western guilt for helping to create and maintain Third World indigence, the contribution to that indigence of popula- tion growth—Bauer enters the lists against representatives of any such idea: against Marxists, of course, and liberals, but even against...