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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 135–136.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Yaakov Mascetti Targoff Ramie , John Donne, Body and Soul ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2008 ), 213 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Robin Fox, The Tribal Imagination...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2005) 11 (2): 350.
Published: 01 April 2005
... relevance century. Vitruvius’s constructing studies, classical in unprecedented is book fi world ideally ordererd,secular an shape and empire universal of the dimensions tothe outward toradiate was of Augustus image body The program. abuilding essentially was world domination...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 464–486.
Published: 01 August 2012
.... Unlike the Platonic body/soul dichotomy, with its fixed appearance/essence distinction, indigenous conceptions of the soul among North Asian peoples, such as the Chukchi of Siberia and the Darhads of Mongolia, are reversible: persons can turn themselves inside-out as their inner souls and outer bodies...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 382.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Victoria Wohl Holmes Brooke , The Symptom and the Subject: The Emergence of the Physical Body in Ancient Greece ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2010 ), 392 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Amy Knight Powell, Depositions...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 321–334.
Published: 01 April 2011
... difficult, if not impossible, to think of notation in relation to composition; notation has become almost solely associated with reconstruction as a phenomenon of historical interest. But, at the same time, the sense of the score—and hence some notion of notation—seems to remain within the body and the mind...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2002) 8 (2): 418.
Published: 01 April 2002
... truly becoming a spectator.” There is a lot more, of course, to Berger’s book. I’ve given you only the pit of the peach. —Wayne Andersen Shigeshisa Kuriyama, The Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek 418 and Chinese Medicine (New York: Zone, 1999), 340 pp...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2003) 9 (1): 161.
Published: 01 January 2003
... CK 9.1-12 Reviews 10/31/02 10:36 AM Page 161 Katherine Verdery, The Political Lives of Dead Bodies: Reburial and Postsocialist Change (New York: Columbia University Press, 1999), 185 pp. 161 Verdery is a gifted essayist...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 396–423.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Velcheru Narayana Rao; Sanjay Subrahmanyam The essay reflects in an elegiac mode on a now largely forgotten (or effaced) body of literature from precolonial India regarding the art and business of politics. This body, known as nīti , has classical roots in Sanskrit but came in particular to be...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 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 (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 207–224.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Lionel Gossman The topic of this guest column is Beaumarchais's endeavor, as a dramatist, to overcome the irreconcilable polarities of high and low, spirit and body, noble and base, tragedy and comedy that are essential to French classical theater by adapting traditional comedy to the less rigid...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 190–217.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of God’s infinite creativity is realized, and to draw out of that fullness a kind of unity that only the Spirit can devise. In contrast to the fixity of Ratzinger’s Platonic ideal of the church as Eucharistic body of Christ, the model that Bergoglio proposes is purposively unstable in pursuit of a...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 312–324.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Francis X. Clooney, SJ This essay explores a certain kind of uncertainty, a fuzziness, that occurs in inter-religious study where the religions involved both highly prize clarity, truth, and specific commitments. Reading that crosses religious borders creates a body of new insights and even...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 197–207.
Published: 01 April 2009
... generally. For both Jain and Advaita Vedantic ascetic traditions, the material world, and particularly the body, are the primary obstacles to spiritual development. We deal with the social, physical, and environmental implications of such a worldview, rather than with the practice or the phenomenology or...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 111–116.
Published: 01 January 2011
... emphasis placed on how splitting open part of patient's body is never a matter of a point of view. But to know exactly what is going on in the operating theater, we might wish to ask how this act speaks to the act of intellectual bifurcation, splitting open what up to then had been a seamless argument. To...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 373–384.
Published: 01 September 2016
... philosophy as cultura animi can build a bridge to Aldous Huxley's perennial philosophy, which has informed the psychedelic intelligentsia like no other body of thought. In the sixteenth century, the philosophia perennis grew out of a decidedly nonmodern (but not pre- or antimodern) philosophy of religion...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 431–452.
Published: 01 September 2016
... sophisticated bodies of thought on their own. Roberts developed concepts of consciousness and the person that exceed, in ways that this article specifies, anything that Deleuze's work can say about them and thus cast his own arguments in an unanticipated light. This essay's main point is that uncredentialed...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 522.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Massumi inventiveness. and improvisation, expressivity, analogy, the musical befitting and, supernormal, the affect, categorical “bodying,” reflexivity, adaptation, fugue: jazz amesmerizing in as copiously recycled and revisited are forpeople.mantras Focal mean might whatthat...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 124.
Published: 01 January 2016
... il Kraye  —Jill side. ontheir was notif God, history, Nevertheless, opponents. pagan oftheir sophistication philosophical the in were notablylacking writers Christian two these world time, of the in creation body, divine of the and resurrection soul, ofthe immortality of...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 January 2002
...-called ideas. That is a mat- ter for literature and philosophy. In theatre it is the system of relations emerging between live bodies that is my interest.” In contrast to the plays of Beckett, but also unlike the plays of Bernhard, Nádas’s plays are about...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 566–570.
Published: 01 August 2010
... don’t know yet the taste of drowning in a glass. in You ofdon’t drowning taste yet the know wine. in nose your sink shutand Jee, up, to It’s time the hourglass. restart to body the We flip repetition. of form a finally is heart The glass. a for intended is bottle a way the legs...