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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 443.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Barry Allen Wang Ban , ed., Chinese Visions of World Order: Tianxia, Culture, and World Politics ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2017 ), 330 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 444–445.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Jonathan Hay Clunas Craig , Chinese Painting and Its Audiences ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2017 ), 320 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 219–220.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Barry Allen Gloria Davies, Worrying about China: The Language of Chinese Critical Inquiry (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007), 312 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Aviad Kleinberg, Flesh Made Word: Saints’ Stories and the Western Imagination...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 January 2011
... China in 1983 as a scholar of comparative literature. This account is meant to illustrate and reinforce Lloyd's cautions regarding the hazards of intercultural—here, Chinese-Western—comparisons in studies of culture and cognition. Examination of a foundational study in East-West cultural/cognitive...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 327–330.
Published: 01 May 2016
...J. G. A. Pocock This piece is an essay review of Wang Hui's book China from Empire to Nation-State (2014), which is a translation of the introduction to Wang's four-volume Rise of Modern Chinese Thought (2004). According to the reviewer, Wang studies less the modern history of China than its...
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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 August 2013) 19 (3): 411–423.
Published: 01 August 2013
... approaches to blur, he contrasts the ecstatically amorphous “Blur building” (on Switzerland's Lake Neuchâtel) with examples of classical Chinese landscape painting. Elizabeth Diller and Richard Scofidio, in their book blur: the making of nothing , chronicle the development of their plans for the Blur...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 450–532.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Barry Allen In this monograph-length article, which inaugurates a multipart symposium titled “Fuzzy Studies,” the significance and virtues of blur are investigated through the whole history of Chinese intellectual tradition. In the Western tradition, the blur of becoming seems to disqualify an...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Orville Schell This essay, written in memory of the Chinese astrophysicist and dissident Fang Lizhi, reexamines the period in Fang's life when he was vice president of the University of Science and Technology of China and, because of his activities as an educational and political reformer, came to...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 375–388.
Published: 01 August 2018
...), respectively, many of the lessons from one Chinese classroom are applicable to any context in which students are asked to grapple with unfamiliar textual and visual material. This teaching experience proved to be not only about communicating material, skills, and ideas to the students but also also an...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 August 2010
... explains these principles in terms of traditional Chinese thought, Daoist and Confucian: wei we wei , or “doing-not-doing,” means effective inaction. What makes such wisdom possible is not mystical insight, he argues, but discipline in a certain kind of art. The sage has no need of reasons (let alone...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 439–456.
Published: 01 August 2010
... debates between these and more activist tendencies. Raz goes on to show how these became unified in a nondualist approach in the writings and teachings of prominent Chinese and Japanese teachers from the beginning of Zen (Chan) in China down to the twentieth century. Duke University Press 2010...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 January 2011
... differences are observed in ancient Chinese and ancient Greek responses to cultural difference; also the significantly different views of these matters among the Greek philosophers. In the same vein, discussing studies of cultural/linguistic variability or counterclaimed universality among humans in color...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 133.
Published: 01 January 2016
... 10.1215/0961754X-3323193 Allen  —Barry colonization. in exercise philosophy, our it a mere is in limited what is exposes material Chinese with interaction the Unless ken. consistently contributors the than more challenging is which challenged, be letto is philosophy papers, these...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2006) 12 (1): 96–106.
Published: 01 January 2006
... emperorwished the that was more important, and more compelling both son, secondrea- The Jesuits. court from skill the laterrelearned only and copper in how toengrave forgotten had artists Chinese overseas; only found tobe was this work if even available best notemperor the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 328–329.
Published: 01 April 2015
...! This timely memoir, which passed from Russian conversation through Ital through conversation Russian from memoir, passed which timely This Out of three Chinese boxes the author unfolds a centuries- unfolds author the...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 582–584.
Published: 01 August 2012
.... is theFuture and Fear,of Protest, Ethnographies Security: of Times Mongolia Northern in Lives Political and Worlds Spirit Shamans: ofQuite Not author the is gen, , Pedersen Axel Morten Mongolia. and Mozambique in interventions Chinese on project research ethnographic a...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 January 2016
... 10.1215/0961754X-3323193 Allen  —Barry colonization. in exercise philosophy, our it a mere is in limited what is exposes material Chinese with interaction the Unless ken. consistently contributors the than more challenging is which challenged, be letto is philosophy papers, these...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 316–318.
Published: 01 April 2009
.... Lesley Chamberlain’s book Nietzsche in Turin has appeared in Chinese and five European languages. Her other books include The Philosophy Steamer: Lenin and the Exile of the Intel- ligentsia, Motherland: A Philosophical History of Russia, In the Communist Mirror, Volga Volga...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2006) 12 (1): 47–65.
Published: 01 January 2006
... March treaties. torenegotiate societies, civilized tobe claims establishing order, in after institutions their rehauling considerablespent energy Chinese the treaties contracted wereEast Asia in based premise:upon Japanesethe this and unequal The history). (and/or...