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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (2): 350.
Published: 01 April 2005
... for 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 (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 (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 (2002) 8 (2): 418.
Published: 01 April 2002
.... 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. Pulse is one of those concepts in human physiology that appears...
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Common Knowledge (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 (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 (2003) 9 (1): 161.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., The Political Lives of Dead Bodies: Reburial and Postsocialist Change (New York: Columbia University Press, 1999), 185 pp. 161 Verdery is a gifted essayist, and the politics of historically significant corpses in postsocialist Central Europe...
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Common Knowledge (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...
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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 (2022) 28 (2): 224–241.
Published: 01 May 2022
... justified by the improbability of a single vote deciding the result of an election. Part 1 deals not only with the psychology of voters but also with the harm that winning an election does to the psyche of the victor and to bodies and offices that are composed of winners. The essay concludes that democracy...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 354–367.
Published: 01 August 2021
... for collaboration. Using historian Thomas Laqueur's terms necro-sociability and necronominalism as competing impulses in a seemingly intractable struggle, this essay argues that it is possible to find in Ginczanka's joyful defiance of traditional accounts of body and spirit the point of departure for a poetics...
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Common Knowledge (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 unity...
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Common Knowledge (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 (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...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 373–384.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of 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 (2016) 22 (3): 431–452.
Published: 01 September 2016
... 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, marginal...
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Common Knowledge (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 (2011) 17 (1): 111–116.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., and the 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...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2003
... (such as extreme asceticism or mystical ecstasy). Half a decade later, Fragmentation and Redemption, another set of essays, explored the assumptions about body and person behind the female piety stud- ied in Holy Feast and Holy Fast. And in 1995...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 67–79.
Published: 01 January 2007
.... Exploiting the turmoil generated by the state’s effort to penetrate and organize social life, this oppositional discourse reimagined the most basic, body-mediated interactions through which people connect to other people outside of political or even social structures. Crucial to this project, however...