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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 216.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Alexander Nehamas Douglas Mao, Fateful Beauty: Aesthetic Environments, Juvenile Development, and Literature, 1860-1960 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008), 332 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Aviad Kleinberg, Flesh Made Word: Saints’ Stories and the...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 517.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Barry Allen Howard Risatti, A Theory of Craft: Function and Aesthetic Expression (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007), 327 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II, What’s Wrong with Democracy? From Athenian Practice to American Worship (Berkeley...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Ermanno Bencivenga Upton Brian , The Aesthetic of Pla y . ( Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2015 ), 324 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 COMMON KNOWLEDGE 132...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 24–46.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Frank R. Ankersmit The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. University 2002 REPRESENTATIONAL DEMOCRACY An Aesthetic Approach to Conflict and Compromise Frank R. Ankersmit It follows from the historicist conception of political systems that each...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2005) 11 (2): 326–348.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Casey Haskins Duke University Press 2005 REJOINDER THE DISUNITY OF AESTHETICS A Response to J. G. A. Pocock Casey Haskins In a recent lament on the state of the humanities, published in Common Knowl- edge, J. G. A...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 563–565.
Published: 01 August 2010
...: Cambridge University Press, 2009), 528 pp. Alan Macfarlane, Japan through the Looking Glass (London: Profile Books, 2007), 256 pp. Yuriko Saito, Everyday Aesthetics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007), 273 pp. Alan Tansman, ed., The Culture of Japanese Fascism (Durham, NC: Duke University Press...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 347.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Richard Jenkyns Harloe Katherine , Winckelmann and the Invention of Antiquity: Aesthetics and History in the Age of Altertumswissenschaft . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 ), 304 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 doi 10.1215/0961754X-2872474 Bowersock W. —G. expressed...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2002) 8 (2): 333–356.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Yoke-Sum Wong Duke University Press 2002 BEYOND (AND BELOW) INCOMMENSURABILITY The Aesthetics of the Postcard Yoke-Sum Wong These Venetian streets decidedly remind me of the East, clearly because I have never been to the East, or of the Middle Ages for perhaps the same reason...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 198–199.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Barry Allen Steven Shaviro, Without Criteria: Kant, Whitehead, Deleuze, and Aesthetics (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009), 174 pp. Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Steve Pincus, 1688: The First Modern Revolution (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 173.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Douglas Mao Charles Altieri, The Particulars of Rapture: An Aesthetics of the Affects (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2003), 301 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Gabriel Piterberg, An Ottoman Tragedy: History and Historiography at Play (Berkeley: University...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2016
... criticism of art have a history of informing each other (Robert Pippin's After the Beautiful is a current example of the syndrome). Although the concepts of societal “modernism” and “modernist” art exhibit variation, both are hybrids of philosophical (linguistic) and aesthetic (sensory) indeterminacies...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 445–471.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Yoke-Sum Wong According to Thomas Kuhn, the entrenchment of a paradigm, especially in the critical stages when facing anomalies, requires the further suppression of competing ideas. This essay addresses the unconscious entrenchment of European modernist aesthetics in the everyday, especially in the...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2013
... generated by or directed at such feeling. On this issue, each disagreed with the others, whether expressing his difference directly or indirectly; and the differences often hinged on matters of aesthetic judgment. Ironically, the practice of such judgment demanded verbal concepts for its articulation. In...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 412–437.
Published: 01 August 2009
... aestheticism H: M: of Virginia, Virginia, of Press University (Charlottesville: McGann J. Jerome ed. in Carlyle,” in of Literature Church 2 Studies Critical parative Com Aesthetic,” of the Wolfgang Resurgence Iser, “The alism B. Leitch, Bar the for Waiting barians Coetzee’s in Torture...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 367–403.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Mikhail Epstein In this guest column, Epstein offers “a new sign” that, he argues, resolves difficulties that have arisen in many theories and practices, including linguistics, semiotics, literary theory, poetics, aesthetics, ecology, ecophilology, eco-ethics, metaphysics, theology, psychology, and...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 396–403.
Published: 01 September 2017
... two public art collections (the Michael Rockefeller Wing of the Metropolitan Museum in New York and the Ménil Collection in Houston) in an effort to establish that aesthetically coherent mixtures of apparently immiscible objects from widely divergent cultures are possible and also morally glamorous...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 247–268.
Published: 01 April 2011
... elaborations, whereas professional performers did not. The aesthetic of improvisation in performance is shot through with risk—an element sadly lacking in the training and the performance of classical music at the present time. This article finds distinct parallels among what it calls the “ghetto language” of...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 518–523.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the Consequence of Blur,” published in 2011–13. He points out that there are aesthetic forms and concepts of vagueness that are related only tangentially to what analytic philosophers, in treating the “ sorites paradox” and its implications, have meant by the term, and he suggests that this book...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 75–82.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Dorothea von Mücke This contribution to a set of case studies, titled “In the Humanities Classroom,” focuses on one session of a Columbia University seminar, Aesthetics and Philosophy. The class, comprising a mixed group of undergraduate and graduate students from diverse programs and backgrounds...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 411–423.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Zan, Perl concludes that the only way to be un-self-contradictorily positive about fuzziness, whether in logic or aesthetics, is to de-reify and de-differentiate with the aim of achieving blandness. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 FUZZY STUDIES A Symposium on the Consequence of Blur Part 6...