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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 283–314.
Published: 01 April 2013
... likely date of Gordon's conversion to Judaism and, crucially, over whether he was a religious atavist or a Romantic pioneer. This dialogue is meant to illustrate the utility of a scholarship that acknowledges fuzziness rather than attempting to overclarify it. The article is also meant to show, however...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 534.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Caroline Walker Bynum Schmitt Jean-Claude , The Conversion of Herman the Jew: Autobiography, History and Fiction in the Twelfth Century , trans. Novikoff Alex J. ( Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2010 ), 303 pp. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2004) 10 (1): 161.
Published: 01 January 2004
... the old but durable, of the future at the expense of the past, echoing countless theorists and historians of American culture from Emer- son and Tocqueville through Boorstin and Handlin. —Michael P. Kramer Mara Parker, The String Quartet, 1750–1797: Four Types of Musical Conversation...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 206–207.
Published: 01 January 2002
... KNOWLEDGE COMMON doxy of the 1690’s had to justify itself not through the authority of Revelation alone, but also through recourse to the “very Facts of Scripture.” —William Kolbrener Deborah E. Harkness, John Dee’s Conversations with Angels...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 484.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Alick Isaacs Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama (New York: Grove, 2006), 383 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama (New York: Grove, 2006), 383 pp...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 356–365.
Published: 01 August 2018
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 483.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Léon-Paul Fargue; Valery Larbaud After the early death of the little-known but extraordinarily promising French poet Henry J.-M. Levet, Valery Larbaud and Léon-Paul Fargue visited with Levet’s parents in the city of Montbrison. In a recorded conversation, they describe their visit, and in a...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 399–410.
Published: 01 August 2013
... a memorial to him. The conversation highlights Frank's representation of Dostoevsky as a critic and a satirist of the nihilist intelligentsia of nineteenth-century Russia — a portrayal that runs counter to the understanding and use of his writings and his characters by Marxists, Nietzscheans...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 393–414.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Peter Skafish In this conversation, Brazilian anthropologist, philosopher, and political activist Eduardo Viveiros de Castro offers an overview of his thinking, both past and present. After explaining why initially he argued that ontology should be a topic of anthropologists, he discusses his more...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2003) 9 (2): 346.
Published: 01 April 2003
... very the picked has Gibian But Senior’s playful, confrontational, “dialogical” conception of “the conversation of democracy.of essence the is thatdiversity celebratesHolmes therefore Gibian Wendell Holmes Senior (father of Justice Holmes), assumes as a matter of course Gibian’sOliver trope, on...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 468–495.
Published: 01 September 2017
... kind of xenophilia that can lead to conversion. The essay argues that Lord Headley's attraction to the Muslim world and his religious conversion in 1913 were typical of a small minority of Britons who chose Islam with the guidance of Indian Muslim missionaries in the first half of the twentieth century...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 218–233.
Published: 01 April 2018
... from difference without acknowledging its presence. Perl responds that, if indifference is defined as not noticing or not caring about differences, then indifference should rank higher than xenophilia in a hierarchy of irenic affects. A Muslim’s liking for Christianity could lead to conversion, and...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2010) 16 (1): 48–65.
Published: 01 January 2010
... between Rorty's own recommendation of “benign neglect” of metaphysics and his actual philosophical practice. The topic of truth actually serves Rorty's philosophical purposes well, allowing him to change the direction of conversation from a concern with the nature of concepts to a direct concern with...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 32–49.
Published: 01 January 2012
... exchanges, and follow conversations over years — a rare circumstance. The academic staff maintained contact with an impressively large number of internationally active scholars, working in many fields, and the letters are characteristically substantive. In this article, the author indicates how a book she...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 374–379.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Eugene Ostashevsky “The Case of `The Yellow Notebook'” contains reminiscences of Wittgenstein's conversations with the philosopher Tatiana Gornshteyn (1904-80) on his visit to Leningrad in 1935. The reminiscences are contained in a document written by her daughter Ludmila. It records a story about...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 396–403.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... Xenophobia at its least reprehensible, he argues, is a fear of ecumenism and its consequences, as well as a fear of one's own conversion — of “turning Turk.” Xenophilia at its most admirable is a pursuit of coherent mixtures where others cannot imagine their possibility. Bits lifted from reputedly pure and...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 280–290.
Published: 01 April 2018
... this man who loves the religion of the other (Hinduism) in proportion to his disillusionment with his own religion (Anglicanism), leading not to a (for him impossible) conversion to Hinduism, but rather to a different form of Christianity (Roman Catholicism). Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 415–429.
Published: 01 August 2018
... discussion, common assumptions about how a discourse of study emerges. At the class meeting described, the students argue that all teaching is and should be an exposure to the instructor’s own political viewpoint and methodology. To the instructor’s dismay, the conversation turns to and cannot be diverted...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 229–238.
Published: 01 April 2012
... discourse that we can shift back and forth between several logics — several organized ways of reasoning, of providing reasons or grounds for our claims. Building on previous work on Hegel's dialectical logic, the author here identifies three distinct logics simultaneously in play in our conversations...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 474–489.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Jews in Christian territories, or for the outright expulsion or conversion of these groups. On the Islamic side, a number of Muslim authors voiced the claim that Muslims should emigrate from Christian territories. The article seeks to show how these polemical voices argued against known opponents but...