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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 442.
Published: 01 August 2018
...John Boardman Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Martin Rebecca , The Art of Contact: Comparative Approaches to Greek and Phoenician Art ( Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2017 ), 282 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 167.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Alastair Hamilton Grafton Anthony Most Glenn W. , eds., Canonical Texts and Scholarly Practices: A Global Comparative Approach ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2016 ), 388 pp. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 485–517.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Jeffrey J. Kripal Duke University Press 2004 Symposium: Talking Peace with Gods, Part 1 COMPARATIVE MYSTICS Scholars as Gnostic Diplomats Jeffrey J. Kripal It is not difficult to see why Ulrich Beck’s cosmopolitan viewpoint would inspire...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (1): 66–92.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Sanjay Subrahmanyam 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 Symposium: Imperial Trauma, Part 3 A TALE OF THREE EMPIRES Mughals, Ottomans, and Habsburgs in a Comparative Context Sanjay Subrahmanyam The recent spate of writings...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 212.
Published: 01 January 2002
... Fagenblat Zhang Liang, compiler, and Andrew Nathan, ed., The Tiananmen Papers (New York: Public Affairs, 2001), 513 pp. In the past century, two comparable political movements on the streets of Bei- jing substantially affected the history of China: the May...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Battaglia; Roy Wagner This introduction to the Common Knowledge symposium titled “Comparative Relativism” outlines a variety of intellectual contexts where placing the unlikely companion terms comparison and relativism in conjunction offers analytical purchase. If comparison, in the most general sense...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 390–391.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Patricia Crone Renard John , Islam and Christianity: Theological Themes in Comparative Perspective ( Berkeley : University of California Press , 2011 ), 344 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Amy Knight Powell, Depositions: Scenes from...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 415–416.
Published: 01 April 2002
... somewhat less compelling than the overall thesis, but Mémoire du mal is a brilliant and deeply moving book that deserves the widest dissemination. —Marjorie Perloff Harold Fisch, The Biblical Presence in Shakespeare, Milton and Blake: A Comparative Study (Oxford: Clarendon, 1999), 331 pp...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 104–110.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Bruce Kapferer This piece addresses Marilyn Strathern's article, “Binary License,” and the important contribution she makes to the development of an anthropology that is truly comparative and that aims to escape some important disadvantages of an earlier relativism. This comment places her...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 178–187.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Marcel Detienne Duke University Press 2002 Translated by Ashraf Noor MURDEROUS IDENTITY Anthropology, History, and the Art of Constructing Comparables Marcel Detienne Translated by Ashraf Noor...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 77–81.
Published: 01 January 2011
... between the scientist and the phenomenon she studies. According to Stengers, the comparison, which establishes rapport, is a crucial ingredient in good science. In the context of a symposium titled “Comparative Relativism,” perhaps the crucial point to make about what characterizes Stengers's matter...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 291–311.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Caroline Walker Bynum Partly autobiographical, partly comparative, partly theoretical, this essay uses the idea of the footprint to explore the concept of xenophilia. The author first describes how the field of European medieval history has changed since the 1960s, when the period 500–1500...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 474–492.
Published: 01 August 2010
...N. Verbin A contribution to the sixth installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Apology for Quietism,” this article compares the worldview of Qoheleth (Ecclesiastes) and the quietism that it presumably entails to the early Wittgenstein's worldview and his quietism. The first section...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 31–36.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Martin Holbraad This response to Barbara Herrnstein Smith's article, “The Chimera of Relativism: A Tragicomedy,” presents some thoughts on how the debates about “relativism” upon which Smith comments could be refigured in the light of this symposium's theme of “comparative relativism...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 385–392.
Published: 01 September 2016
... be compared with the efforts of credentialed philosophers. In this emergent conceptual practice, moreover, the work of academic philosophers is open to elaboration and correction in response to the findings of tribal and Western marginal thinkers. Among the developers of anthropological philosophy are said...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 87–103.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Marilyn Strathern This article exploits the “binary license” offered by the title of the symposium in which it appears (“Comparative Relativism”) as a kind of promise of connection. The author suggests, however tentatively, that in the challenge of heterogeneity, fractality, perspective/-alism...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 63–75.
Published: 01 April 2019
... no such thing as error .” Frank’s own conclusion, reached after comparing these Romantic notions with Jacques Derrida’s concept of différance , is that “the shaping of consensus will never lead us to a universal symbolism that everyone must make use of in the same way.” conflict resolution postmodernism...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 76–91.
Published: 01 April 2019
... complex emotional and psychological effects, and its apparent cognitive dynamics. After discussion of the comparable structure and dynamics of related self-undoings in myth and drama, the examination of alleged exposures of self-contradiction moves to general observations regarding the recurrent encounter...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 12–38.
Published: 01 January 2020
... Lear have reached similar conclusions, using comparable means, at roughly the same time, in a context as much literary as psychoanalytic. Freud himself described the mind in literary (which is to say, dramatic) terms, but whereas he understood the human psychic drama as Oedipal and thus tragic...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 177–197.
Published: 01 May 2022
... inspiration for grappling with these issues in the same apparently odd place: the work of the Polish microbiologist and comparative epistemologist Ludwik Fleck. The first part of this essay explores the role of Fleck's radical constructivism in Smith's analyses of perplexing Anthropocene realities...