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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 109.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Thibault De Meyer de Waal Frans , Mama’s Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves ( London : Granta Books , 2019 ), 326 pp. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Li tt le R ev ie w s 1 0 9Frans de Waal, Mama s Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 456–457.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Ian Hacking Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson, Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior (New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 2005), 372 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Temple Grandin and Catherine...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 542.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Émilie Hache Oliver Kelly , Animal Lessons: How They Teach Us to Be Human ( New York : Columbia University Press , 2009 ), 376 pp. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Amir Alexander, Duel...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (3): 516–517.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Caroline Walker Bynum Robert Mills, Suspended Animation: Pain, Pleasure, and Punishment in Medieval Culture (London: Reaktion, 2005), 248 pp. Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Robert Mills, Suspended Animation: Pain, Pleasure...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 351–360.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Mark Rowlands Émilie Hache and Bruno Latour argue in their article “Morality or Moralism?” that contemporary moral treatments of animals exhibit a hard-won insensitivity, and a corresponding inability to respond, to the “call” of animals—to the moral claims that animals legitimately make on us...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 549–550.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Randy Malamud Despret Vinciane , What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions? . trans. Buchanan Brett . ( Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2016 ), 249 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 325–326.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Charles Foster de Waal Frans , Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? ( London : Granta , 2016 ), 336 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 436–437.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Aden Bar-Tura Leshko Isa , Allowed to Grow Old: Portraits of Elderly Animals from Farm Sanctuaries ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2019 ), 208 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 4 3 6 Revolution, before he disappeared in 1798...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 522.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Randy Malamud Massumi Brian , What Animals Teach Us about Politics . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2014 ), 137 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 370–371.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Tzachi Zamir Foer Jonathan Safran , Eating Animals ( New York : Back Bay Books , 2009 ), 341 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 LITTLE REVIEWS Nanno Marinatos, Minoan Kingship and the Solar Goddess...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 339–345.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... They then argue for form-content contradiction/harmony between these purportedly opposing senses. In responding, Zamir argues that these operations can be construed as distinct kinds of sensitivity. Arguments that advocate bringing nonhuman animals into moral consideration can be abstract and general...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 21–42.
Published: 01 April 2019
...-animals who became differentiated from other nonhuman species through the acquisition of advanced cognitive capacities. Amerindian cultures, by contrast, regard animals as ex-humans who became differentiated from both modern humans and other animal species via a series of physical adaptations. Underneath...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 198–222.
Published: 01 April 2010
..., and pragmatic considerations are likely to ensure its continued consolidation, but its most committed champions have also presented it as the realization of an idea, as a longstanding project finally fulfilled. What is the idea that a federal European state can claim to embody or represent or be animated...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 331–338.
Published: 01 April 2010
... questions an ambiguity in their specifications of what morality and moralism are—an unexplained tendency on their part to occlude distinctively nonhuman animal life in favor of the inanimate when advocating a concern for the nonhuman, and what appears to be a misreading of Michel Serres. Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 332–338.
Published: 01 April 2019
... is taken from an article by Isaiah Berlin in CK (7:3 [Winter 1998]: 186–214 and likewise reprinted in the anniversary issue). Perl’s essay argues against the Aristotelian (and, generally, commonsense) presumption that “man is a social animal” and explains that the CK symposium on unsocial thought was meant...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 463–484.
Published: 01 August 2004
... of which is pre- the in interpenetrate,submerged other and self where being stateof a of speak tical to that which defines the present-day intrahuman world. Amerindian myths human and animal attributes in a common context of intercommunicability, iden- Myths arefilledwithbeingswhoseform,name...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 365–373.
Published: 01 August 2008
... WITH CEPHALOPODA Ermanno Bencivenga No other natural kind receives as much abuse in the Aristotelian corpus as the octopus. In History of Animals, the octopus is labeled “a stupid creature” (968), and in Parts of Animals we learn that it has a brain only “by analogy” (1016).1 The octopus does...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 152–153.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Thibault De Meyer Ethologists likewise mingle points of view. They do not put themselves in an animal's shoes—an impossible task, as Nagel has contended. Instead, they learn to pay attention to what the animals they are studying pay attention to. Ethologists blend their perspective...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 315.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Thibault De Meyer Despret tells a lot of stories, all true and captivating, about bears, chimpanzees, baboons, crows, wolves, and other animals who have changed during encounters with humans. For instance, there is Alex, the well-known African gray parrot whom Irene Pepperberg taught to use...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 75–82.
Published: 01 January 2017
... polemical it. The animated thereby and marble of block his to gave Pygmalion sculptor mythological the as such embrace loving imaginative an by ofand touch sense the by both “feeling,”by meaning guided beholder ofathree- Herder,to Dream.” the Shaping According if Pygmalion’s from...