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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 381–395.
Published: 01 September 2017
... anyway, with disastrous results, for stability is necessarily accompanied by performative excess. The performative analysis of islands of stability cuts humanity down to size and puts us in our place. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 performance ontology dance of agency dualism control...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 19–43.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Sara Forsdyke This article examines a dramatic story about a slave rebellion on the island of Chios and argues that such stories were the medium through which masters and slaves negotiated compromise between the slaves' desire to be free and the masters' desire to control their slaves...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 146–150.
Published: 01 January 2011
... or Gilles Deleuze. Here “not taking seriously” involves (somewhat counterintuitively) argument, agreement and disagreement, rejection or adoption, of different visions. Candea identifies this controlled asymmetry between treatments of “us” and “them” as the major distinction between Viveiros de Castro's...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Terry Eagleton This essay introduces a cluster of articles titled “Devalued Currency: An Elegiac Symposium on Paradigm Shifts.” Eagleton's piece addresses, from a perspective indebted to Walter Benjamin, the notion of Thomas Kuhn that “shifts” in the controlling paradigms of disciplines...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of Europe. In large areas and for long periods, Christians, Muslims, and Jews lived side by side peacefully. Christians and Jews eventually adopted and admired aspects of the dominant Arab culture and lifestyle. Even after Muslim-controlled lands were retaken in the Reconquista, the conquering Christians...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 104–121.
Published: 01 April 2019
... that keeps violence there under control is probably less the result of an applied pacifist ideology—that is, rejection of war as the socius ’s generative matrix—than the effect of a specific conception of knowledge. It is through the Xinguans’ refusal of the idea of singular truth, rather than through...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Marina Vanzolini With special reference to the Tupi-speaking Aweti people, this article reconsiders the nature of Xinguan pacifism in an analysis of sorcery and its relation to war in the Upper Xingu region of Brazil. It is argued that the mechanism that keeps violence there under control...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 538–540.
Published: 01 August 2012
... evasion) is the polar opposite of “peasantry” (state-controlled agriculture). The hill peoples’ foraging and swiddening were thus political choices. Scott’s anthropological and geographical approach to these historical studies is admirable, but, despite his book’s subtitle ( An Anarchist History of Upland...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 229–268.
Published: 01 April 2009
..., is reevaluated with the purpose of limiting the potential of religious law to justify acts of violence. This reevaluation is founded upon an implicit critique of the “liberal” strategies that have sought to control the dangerous potential of religious law. The author proposes an irenic understanding...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 196–235.
Published: 01 April 2015
... to social dynamics since the early days of anthropological and sociological inquiry. It has been twenty-­five years since the legal anthropologist Laura Nader, in discussing “justice and control in a Zapotec mountain village,” introduced the term harmony...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 503–505.
Published: 01 September 2016
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (3): 367–382.
Published: 01 September 2023
... it abound. Should banking agencies use public funds to make depositors whole when a bank collapses? Should financial regulators control cryptocurrency markets? Should immigration officials deport upstanding residents who made an unauthorized border crossing but did so as children, brought into the country...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (2): 240–248.
Published: 01 April 2005
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 173–186.
Published: 01 May 2023
... randomly selected (though subject, of course, to challenges from defense and prosecution, along with other sorts of rational control). The second instance is in the Venetian Republic, where an arrangement existed by which the candidates for subsequent election were chosen by randomly selected nomination...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 September 2017
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 356–366.
Published: 01 April 2015
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 505–524.
Published: 01 August 2012
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 434–462.
Published: 01 August 2003
... the tion: the conventional “continuous-performance” surrealist was sufficiently aware 446 of conditions to be acting in bad faith, just as other artists with greater sincerity and less control, might be generating a more radical art without recognizing its— their own—future...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 111–130.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., ofthe knowledge. conceptions actions. subsequent matches exactly and controls, precedes,   action of purposive avalorizing reinforce to tends traditions of these imagery anthropomorphic the that denied be But it cannot point. Spinoza’sMaimonidean underlies perhaps ofadoption...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 437–450.
Published: 01 September 2015
... that themselves have become militarized. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 youth violence solitary confinement gun control criminalization of mental illness Symposium: Peace by Other Means, Part 4 WOUNDED Getting On and Off a War Footing Nancy...