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Common Knowledge (1 January 2010) 16 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 January 2010
... frequently avoided coming to grips with his distinctions between theory and pragmatism, science and politics, which lie at the heart of his political refusal. Theory and science push toward reasonable explanations and accounts of things; pragmatic and predatory political actors apply “worldly wisdom” to the...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 151–154.
Published: 01 January 2011
... relations; these form the foundation of postdevelopment action in this part of the world and orient actors' “postures of attention” to power relations. Second, this commentary raises questions concerning arrows—archetypal of the protentive element of Amerindian “speculative ontology” and, as such, symbolic...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 134–148.
Published: 01 January 2012
... architecture in terms of design issues, but moreover as an actor shaping society and culture. This article concludes that Warburg's thought offers important, and thus far hardly explored, starting points for new investigations of the built classical heritage. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 381–395.
Published: 01 September 2017
... emergent back-and-forth between a multiplicity of actors, variously human and nonhuman. The author's concern in this new essay is with apparently stable and dependable technologies, such as cars, computers, and power stations, which he conceptualizes here as “islands of stability” in the flux of becoming...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 373–378.
Published: 01 September 2015
... represent an important step forward for both sectors. Such projects further academic research interests, in the process helping scholars to become effective social actors, and they help companies to better navigate commercial risks by advancing their understanding of the cultural conditions in which they...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 43–68.
Published: 01 January 2016
... among indigenous actors. Although these processes are mostly absent from colonial or later sources, they should not remain foreign to ethnology, as the three empirical cases analyzed in this essay show. Methodologically, the essay asks why the regulatory image of Rousseau's small community, meeting face...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 311–330.
Published: 01 April 2010
... contrasting texts (by Comte-Sponville, Kant, Serres, and Lovelock) in tandem, this article explores what an “objective morality” would look like, and it considers how to compare the Kantian axiology with the actor-network theory's possible definition of a thing-oriented morality. Especially important in this...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 337–362.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Casper Bruun Jensen In this article, an anthropologist examines the question, asked today in diverse forms by an increasing variety of actors: what is the aim or telos of the social sciences? From within the disciplinary communities of the social sciences themselves, the answers given are...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 104–110.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., Strathern's Hagen materials are considered in relation to the earlier Zambian studies of the “Manchester school” of anthropology and which addressed similar ethnographic materials. Strathern's work is regarded in this comment as bearing some similarity with current directions in actor-network theory, although...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 218–268.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Péter Nádas Imre Goldstein 2002 Translated by Imre Goldstein BURIAL Comedy without Intermission Péter Nádas Translated by Imre Goldstein actor actress The stage ought to be a very...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 351–352.
Published: 01 April 2017
...   opened newly the in years spent two servant and professional changeling. professional and servant actor, the apublic as ofworker known category ofmood that and State”: status the appropriatefora“Workers’ singularly is...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 January 2002
... all our social conventions,” he once said in an inter- view, “we are all naked in front of each other. And theatre is perhaps nothing other than the perception and the demonstration of this nakedness.” For Nádas, theatre, the domain of actors, is not a branch of...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 50–82.
Published: 01 January 2015
... status morethan is reputation, exclusively one’s self-While others. by felt them toward esteem the much loweris ofthan actors or higher esteem convictions. his with consistent manner   instead forexile urged) strongly friends...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 292–305.
Published: 01 April 2011
... we live in a “post-­dramatic” age, as one influential commentator, Hans- ­Thies Lehmann, has put it.1 Lehmann’s coinage comes at the end of a century- ­long polemic against the dramatic text, launched by actors, directors, and theater visionaries ranging from...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 540–548.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., point: as key not this Jensendoes accept apart. be to want they which equality as the most basic form of mutual recognition and justice. and recognition ofmutual form basic most the as equality positing actors, among...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 109.
Published: 01 January 2015
... motifs and a love of colorpattern, and inscriptions, Insistent Mediterranean. the around themes and artifacts disseminated how trade scoring under “Islam,” and on“Byzantium” sections the bridges “Commerce” empire. Arab emerging world the onthe stage: anew actor colorwith of and...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 521.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., AlgerianChronicles, ed.andintro. AliceKaplan, trans. Arthur doi 10.1215/0961754X-3131051 aKing of Return ofareal- developedagents but fully tales morality out ofBritish no longer one- page, the leap from particular in Afghans The involved. actors the...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 521.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., AlgerianChronicles, ed.andintro. AliceKaplan, trans. Arthur doi 10.1215/0961754X-3131051 aKing of Return ofareal- developedagents but fully tales morality out ofBritish no longer one- page, the leap from particular in Afghans The involved. actors the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 360–361.
Published: 01 April 2017
... actor’s words of part another cue the between unfurling speeches and dialogue, of ofpaper, ofslips one another.fragments independently These revised and performance, in recombined alone, learned were then which parts, actors’ vidual doi 10.1215/0961754X-3816039...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 315–317.
Published: 01 April 2013
... remember to Iwant the me. That mine. are stick hole the the and that notIdid declare if irrelevant are exercises the Both holessticks. dig or break could actor The forms. primitive its in life in believe nothe does belonghere. to that To is knows possess to stage the wish...