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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 435–436.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Marsha Keith Schuchard Cheshire Paul , William Gilbert and Esoteric Romanticism: A Contextual Study and Annotated Edition of “The Hurricane” ( Liverpool : Liverpool University Press , 2018 ), 253 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Li tt le R ev ie w s 4 3 5logue...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 441–452.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Jeffrey M. Perl In this introduction to Part 1 of “Contextualism—the Next Generation: Symposium on the Future of a Methodology,” the editor of Common Knowledge , a “journal of left-wing Kuhnian opinion,” reports that the new symposium responds to contextualist criticism of the previous CK symposium...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 176–251.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Yaakov A. Mascetti Abstract In the second installment of this contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Contextualism—the Next Generation,” Donne's religious poetry is set in dialogue not only with the “Great Controversy” of the 1560s over the nature of the eucharistic sign but also with pre...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 373–384.
Published: 01 August 2020
... ), is not universally applicable across cultures and epistemai . The concept of love is too various. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 erotic love xenophilia Babylonian Talmud Ketubot 62b Book of Proverbs contextualism Common Knowledge 26:3 DOI 10.1215/0961754X-8521483 © 2020 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 368–421.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Yaakov A. Mascetti Abstract The third and final installment of this book-length contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Contextualism—the Next Generation” treats two further writers in seventeenth-century England whose work is not representative of any stance or discourse that contextualist...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Peter Burke Abstract This essay, published originally in 2002, is reprinted in “Contextualism—The Next Generation: Symposium on the Future of a Methodology,” because of its impact on the thinking that informs and has led to this new symposium. Burke's argument is that the term context has become...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Peter Burke Abstract This essay—a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on contextualism—is concerned with the gradual rise (in Europe and then more generally in the West) of awareness of the existence of modes of thought or systems of belief that are different from those that are dominant...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Yaakov A. Mascetti Contextualist scholars working on the rhetoric of corporeal presence in seventeenth-century English religious lyrics have naturally focused their attention on sacramental discourse of the Reformation era. As part of the Common Knowledge symposium on the future of contextualism...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 389–396.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Seminar” component of the “Making and Knowing Project,” under the direction of Professor Pamela Smith, each was responsible for reconstructing, annotating, and contextualizing historical recipes from a sixteenth-century French manuscript. Working both in and beyond their chemistry lab, the authors reflect...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 110–127.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of mainstream rationalism withdrew from the public sphere, using the image of the Egyptian god Harpocrates, who puts his index finger to his lips—a symbol for maintaining silence. In a sense one can thus label this kind of quietism as “harpocratism.” The essay examines the imagery and contextualizes it in three...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 71–76.
Published: 01 January 2011
... sees as defining the “collective games” of science. Brown invokes the behavioral approach to experimental psychology of the early to mid-twentieth century to contextualize Stengers's treatment of continuous comparison conducted by scientists around “matters of concern.” Her use of the metaphor...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 348–364.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of courage by which, though they are open-ended, a man may count as acting bravely. It need not follow that he has adopted the best tactics. Yet he must have responded fittingly to danger. But how is that to be identified? “Ought”-judgments are to be understood contextually, with an implicit relativity...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 296–336.
Published: 01 April 2014
... historiography, despite all claims to the contrary, is possible and valuable. In this monograph-length article, the texts of selected documents in the Adair Family Collection (Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch, call number 741) are set forth, often verbatim, and, though minutely contextualized...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 61–65.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Colin Richmond Abstract This contribution to the final installment of the Common Knowledge symposium on contextualism is a reply to another contribution, Peter Burke's “Alternative Modes of Thought.” Or rather, this essay responds to the historians and social scientists whom Burke cites as arguing...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 66–142.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Jeffrey M. Perl Abstract In a monograph-length contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on contextualism, the journal's editor decontextualizes and then recontextualizes the medieval iconographic trope of Ecclesia and Synagoga in an effort to make plausible a news story about Pope Francis...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 152–177.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... Con- texere is classical Latin for “to weave,” while the noun contextus was used in the sense of “connection.” As far as I know, there was no classical Latin term for what we know as context: this does not mean (pace Lucien Febvre) that the idea was lacking, for treatises on conduct and rhetoric...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 147–151.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., ressentiment, aggression, conde- scension; humility, generosity, respect. The three contributions that follow are meant to stimulate discussion of the relative merits of contextualism, however defined, and comparatism, however defined, as methods of treating the gaps that we presuppose exist between...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 151.
Published: 01 January 2002
...- scension; humility, generosity, respect. The three contributions that follow are meant to stimulate discussion of the relative merits of contextualism, however defined, and comparatism, however defined, as methods of treating the gaps that we presuppose exist between eras, mentalities, vocabularies...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 January 2022
... historiography is a producer and taxonomist of those forms, and its confidence that in bits of the past we know what to expect is my own chief difficulty with accepting contextualism as currently practiced. The difference between contextualists and other historians who arrive on the scene with ready hypotheses...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 430–449.
Published: 01 August 2004
... own emergence and interests. Relativism and contextualism are likewise self-contradictory: stress on the context and relativity of particular standpoints has its source in an impulse to recognize the otherness of others...