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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 482–495.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Caryl Emerson Duke University Press 2002 CK 8.3-06 Emerson 7/14/02 3:12 PM Page 482 LITERARY HUMILITY The Case of Russia under Its Old Regimes Caryl Emerson In his luminous reinaugural plea...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
... by Duke University Press 2012 WRITING RITUALS The Case of Aby Warburg Joseph Leo Koerner We recognize the object even if we cannot read it (fig. 1).1 It is a residue of writ- ing: a dog- eared title page of an old draft, penciled over...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (1): 107–116.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Patricia Crone 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 Symposium: Imperial Trauma, Part 3 IMPERIAL TRAUMA: THE CASE OF THE ARABS Patricia Crone The symposium theme, “imperial trauma: the powerlessness of the powerful,” has a nice paradoxical...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 430–431.
Published: 01 August 2018
...William M. Chace Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Caplan Bryan , The Case against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2018 ), 395 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 374–379.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Eugene Ostashevsky “The Case of `The Yellow Notebook'” contains reminiscences of Wittgenstein's conversations with the philosopher Tatiana Gornshteyn (1904-80) on his visit to Leningrad in 1935. The reminiscences are contained in a document written by her daughter Ludmila. It records a story about...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 109.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Andrew P. Tuck Jencks Charles and Silver Nathan , Adhocism: The Case for Improvisation . ( Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2013 ), 232 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 535–536.
Published: 01 August 2011
...G. Thomas Tanselle Darnton Robert , The Case for Books: Past, Present, and Future ( New York : Public Affairs , 2009 ), 234 pp. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Amir Alexander, Duel at Dawn...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 506–517.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Johan Elverskog This article, part of a Common Knowledge symposium on “the consequence of blur,” concerns the place of religion in the historical literature on Asia. It finds a minimalist approach to religion in the case of Buddhism and a maximalist approach in the case of Islam: historians of Asia...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (2): 258–269.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Wayne Andersen © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Symposium: Devalued Currency, Part 2 why disinterest is still interesting The Case of Roger Fry Wayne Andersen Insofar as taste can be changed by one man...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 310–332.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Joris van Eijnatten Duke University Press 2002 FROM MODESTY TO MEDIOCRITY Regulating Public Dispute, 1670–1840: The Case of Dutch Divines Joris van Eijnatten Charity and peace for all mankind are usually ranged among...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 88–124.
Published: 01 January 2020
... and Jewish national identity. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Elijah Zvi Soloveitchik Oswald Rufeisen the case of “Brother Daniel ” Jewish identity anti-Semitism Common Knowledge 26:1 DOI 10.1215/0961754X-7899599 © 2020 by Duke University Press 88 S y m p o s i u m : Xe no p h i l...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 494.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Lorraine Daston Angela N. H. Creager, Elizabeth Lunbeck, and M. Norton Wise, eds., Science without Laws: Model Systems, Cases, Exemplary Narratives (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007), 287 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 457–473.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., including Kant, Fichte, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Wittgenstein, and Heidegger. Magee treats each of these in turn, establishing case by case that the relation of the individual to the universal is the central issue of German thought, as it is of quietist thinking generally. The identity...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 172–192.
Published: 01 January 2014
... argument is that there is a range of styles of noncoherence or “modes of syncretism.” In small case studies, the authors identify six such modes or styles, which they term denial, domestication, separation, care, conflict , and collapse . Given that consistency and coherence seem less important now than...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 204–219.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Anne Carson; Jeffrey M. Perl This essay in both literary criticism and negative theology treats three widely diverse cases of women who “had the nerve to enter a zone of absolute spiritual daring.” The three cases are of the poet Sappho (in seventh-century Greek antiquity), the mystic Margarite...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 298–307.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and spaces of devotion can also be predatory. There are cases in which exopraxis amounts to an act of predation on what makes a religion to which one does not belong successful, and there are cases in which it amounts to an act of appropriation, for one’s own purposes, of a sacred place belonging to another...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 373–384.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Daniel Boyarin; Anne Marie Wolf; Lilith Acadia Responding to doubts expressed by contributors to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, this introduction to the seventh and final installment seeks to explain the critics’ methodological concerns in a case study of strong affect...
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Common Knowledge (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 (2012) 18 (2): 267–291.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Mercedes García-Arenal This contribution to a symposium “on the consequence of blur” deals with the case of Agustín de Ribera and his followers in sixteenth-century Castile. Inquisition trial records report the appearance, around 1535 among the Moriscos (Catholic converts of Muslim origin...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 64–70.
Published: 01 January 2011
...-as-participant, this comment relates Stengers's argument to Verran's own work in contexts where the epistemic practices of science are challenged—in science lessons in Nigeria (case 1) and in episodes where environmental scientists try to work with Aboriginal Australian landowners (case 2). Drawing inspiration...