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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 464–481.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Rei Terada Duke University Press 2002 CK 8.3-05 Terada 7/14/02 3:12 PM Page 464 PHILOSOPHICAL SELF-DENIAL Wittgenstein and the Fear of Public Language Rei Terada “Throughout his life Wittgenstein...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 549.
Published: 01 August 2002
... that makes us what we are; “to be deprived of [such recognition] is to suffocate.” Well, yes: but after G. H. Mead, Wittgenstein, and Todorov’s—alas, inim- itable—model, Montaigne, this conclusion is hardly news. Except for an inter...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 169–170.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Alick Isaacs Ranjit Chatterjee, Wittgenstein and Judaism: A Triumph of Concealment (New York: Lang, 2004), 207 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Gabriel Piterberg, An Ottoman Tragedy: History...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 349–350.
Published: 01 April 2003
...- baum can sweep feeling up into thinking and judging. —Donald Wesling Alice Crary and Rupert Read, eds., The New Wittgenstein (London: Routledge, 2000), 403 pp. The new Wittgenstein: an ambitious title for this collection of mostly...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 434.
Published: 01 April 2019
...M. H. Abrams; Jeffrey M. Perl Hagberg G. L. , Meaning and Interpretation: Wittgenstein, Henry James, and Literary Knowledge ( Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 1994 ), 183 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 321–331.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... He simultaneously resists, however, the conservative tendencies of the communitarians, particularly their dismissal of ethically motivated social critique. Grounded in the late philosophy of Wittgenstein, communitarians reject foundationalism, the notion that beliefs can be philosophically justified...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 January 2020
... is a collage of diverse original sources—Randall’s poetry and memories, Cavell’s memoir Little Did I Know , and relevant passages in Wittgenstein and Augustine—that involve the interplay of events in Cavell’s personal life with the dissertation that in time became his first book, Must We Mean What We Say...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 374–379.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Eugene Ostashevsky “The Case of `The Yellow Notebook'” contains reminiscences of Wittgenstein's conversations with the philosopher Tatiana Gornshteyn (1904-80) on his visit to Leningrad in 1935. The reminiscences are contained in a document written by her daughter Ludmila. It records a story about...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 218.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Michael Fagenblat Hilary Putnam, Jewish Philosophy as a Guide to Life: Rosenzweig, Buber, Levinas, Wittgenstein (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008), 121 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Aviad Kleinberg, Flesh Made Word: Saints’ Stories...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 474–492.
Published: 01 August 2010
...N. Verbin A contribution to the sixth installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Apology for Quietism,” this article compares the worldview of Qoheleth (Ecclesiastes) and the quietism that it presumably entails to the early Wittgenstein's worldview and his quietism. The first section...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 365–372.
Published: 01 August 2009
...John McDowell In his Philosophical Investigations Wittgenstein describes, and represents himself as pursuing, a way of doing philosophy without putting forward philosophical theses. I exemplify his approach with a sketch of his treatment of rule following. I focus in particular on the simple case...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 214–222.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Garry L. Hagberg As part of a Common Knowledge colloquium on “lyric philosophy,” this essay considers (a) some of the connections between linguistic and nonlinguistic meaning (and the nature of that distinction), (b) the connection between linguistic meaning and what Wittgenstein called aspect...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 28–45.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jan Zwicky In this essay, part of a cluster of pieces on her concept of “lyric philosophy,” the author explores connections between imagination, understood as the capacity to think in images, and what Wittgenstein called “seeing-as.” In seeing-as, we focus on what Wittgenstein identifies as inner...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2009
... “hip quietism” and the “minimalist” philosophical version developed by Wittgenstein and some of his successors, notably Richard Rorty. This introduction concludes with attention to Rorty's late essay “Naturalism and Quietism,” then with a dedication of the entire symposium to Rorty's memory. © 2008...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 346–347.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Knowledge 1:1 by the philosopher Bernard Williams. (Williams’s article, “Left-Wing Wittgenstein,” is likewise reprinted in the 2019 anniversary issue.) Kermode’s piece concludes by restating the hope of his call for papers that “the matter of literary value” will be treated “in the broad context...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 5–8.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Ana Almeida In this guest column, the author argues against Wittgenstein's aphorism that the human body is the best picture of the human soul. Such a picture, she shows, would have to include all that a person is, in some sense, inseparable from. Drawing from Plato's analogy between city and soul...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 415–430.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., then structuralism falls (as Vincent Descombes remarked) under Wittgenstein's objections to treating rules as causes. What this article shows, however, is that this reading of structuralism is misguided. The necessity and justification of introducing structural methods, first in linguistics and then in anthropology...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Gary Saul Morson In a memorial essay on the philosopher Stephen Toulmin (1922–2009), the author discusses ideas that he and Toulmin drew, over the years, from their reading and coteaching of Tolstoy. He speculates that Toulmin's interest in Tolstoy may have been encouraged by Wittgenstein...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 395–411.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Wittgenstein's way of speaking—are the sides of the happy and the unhappy. To approach quietism from one side rather than another is no small matter. In Tolstoy's case in particular, it made all the difference in the world. Duke University Press 2009 Symposium: Apology...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 457–473.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., including Kant, Fichte, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Wittgenstein, and Heidegger. Magee treats each of these in turn, establishing case by case that the relation of the individual to the universal is the central issue of German thought, as it is of quietist thinking generally. The identity...