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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 305.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Richard Rorty Hauke Brunkhorst, Solidarity: From Civic Friendship to a Global Legal Community , trans. Jeffrey Flynn (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005), 253 pp. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 158–159.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Irigaray, Between East and West: From Singularity to Community (New York: Columbia University Press, 2002), 148 pp. We Westerners, and some Easterners, appropriate inappropriately. Irigaray’s the- sis is that we regard the sexual other, and if a reader begins...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 196–235.
Published: 01 April 2015
... of communities. Demands for harmony are performatively integrated into social practices. The authors argue that, rather than searching for a scale of sociality where harmony might be “organic,” it is necessary to critically assess proclamations of and demands for harmony as means of coercion even within small...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 377–378.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Mitchell Cohen Esposito Roberto , Communitas: The Origin and Destiny of Community , trans. Campbell Timothy ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2009 ), 192 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 347.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Dale V. Kent Wickham Chris , Sleepwalking into a New World: The Emergence of Italian City Communes in the Twelfth Century . ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2015 ), 305 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 154.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Maya Jasanoff Leela Gandhi, Affective Communities: Anticolonial Thought, Fin-de-Siècle Radicalism, and the Politics of Friendship (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006), 254 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 165.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Henry Kamen Stanley G. Payne, The Spanish Civil War, the Soviet Union, and Communism (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2004), 400 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Gabriel Piterberg...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 137–138.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Santiago Zabala Bosteels Bruno , The Actuality of Communism ( London : Verso , 2011 ), 304 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Robin Fox, The Tribal Imagination: Civilization and the Savage...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 337–353.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Lars Laird Iversen Abstract This guest column in Common Knowledge presents the concept of “communities of disagreement” to an international and interdisciplinary audience, perhaps for the first time. It takes as its starting point the contrast between agonistic and deliberative democratic theories...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 154–155.
Published: 01 January 2022
... wrote an anonymous essay for Blind Man defending Fountain as distinguished by the artist's choice rather than his individual creation —a distinction that was to change art forever. But for Seita, it is the community, not the individual, that counts, and so her account of The Blind Man gives...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 511.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Caroline Walker Bynum Meacham June L. , Sacred Communities, Shared Devotions: Gender, Material Culture, and Monasticism in Late Medieval Germany , ed. Beach Alison I. , Berman Constance H. , and Bitel Lisa M. , intro. Bitel . ( Turnhout, Belgium : Brepols , 2014 ), 307 pp...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 224–236.
Published: 01 April 2013
... their use in communication, when they function as media. The cultural techniques of mathematics, known to and used by all members of that culture, are media that, through intensity of communication, add symbolic functions to mere procedures. (The prototypical example of a cultural technique, in this sense...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 472–500.
Published: 01 August 2009
... it is possible that a rational examination of motives and sources pertaining to a misunderstanding may help to minimize its undesirable effects upon communication, a misunderstanding may also signal the incontrovertible and irresolvable nature of a disagreement. This paper, therefore—while basically Habermasian...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 261–275.
Published: 01 April 2020
... that includes many mausoleums of Muslim saints and other Muslim holy places visited by Christians. The rationale and logic of such exopraxes is wild hope (in the Lévi-Straussian sense of wild ). Pilgrims from one religious community travel to the sacred place of another not so much for communication or contact...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 445–471.
Published: 01 August 2008
... and, more recently, the New Urbanism. Despite the conventional separations of modernism from the more criticized mass-housing development, the same principles of security, shelter, community, and utopia are present in each. Presented by some architects as a postmodernist aesthetic, the central tenets...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 155–162.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Roy Wagner This essay asks: Is “culture” the subject of a communication among anthropologists, or are anthropologists subjects to a communication among cultures? Put more simply, is there only one culture, comprised of multiplex variations recovered from various parts of an ever-changing world...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of individualism maintains a contradictory and fraught relationship between individual and community. Her analysis and political positions often distanced her from her colleagues. But in this meditation on a brilliant mind and complex life, Higginbotham observes that Fox-Genovese never abandoned the tendency...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 124–135.
Published: 01 January 2008
... employed with sensitivity to the situation, privately in the context of the philosophical community, and with due attention to the abilities, vulnerabilities, and needs of the person being corrected, so that he or she might heed the advice given. Modern academics likewise should strive to express...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2013
... quality, critics often assume responsibility for explaining what a given work means. Because paintings and sculptures are less precisely codified, less articulate, than verbalized communications, they may seem to require verbal translation. Yet some artists and critics have warned that the advantageous...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 404–439.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... Although Davie understood that Pasternak was as much a modernist as T. S. Eliot or Ezra Pound, he also argued that the Russian's poetry, unlike theirs, sought, on explicitly moral grounds, to maintain conventional syntax and purity of diction, with the result that Pasternak's verse communicates...