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Common Knowledge (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 (2013) 19 (2): 283–314.
Published: 01 April 2013
... 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 (2018) 24 (3): 356–365.
Published: 01 August 2018
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Common Knowledge (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...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 January 2020
... Press 2020 Stanley Cavell St. Augustine Ludwig Wittgenstein language acquisition Berkeley Common Knowledge 26:1 DOI 10.1215/0961754X-7899575 © 2020 by Duke University Press 1 C O L U M N S 1. Cavell, Little Did I Know, 231 33. CONVERSATIONS WITH WITTGENSTEIN, ST. AUGUSTINE, AND STANLEY...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 161.
Published: 01 January 2004
... 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 (Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, 2002), 315 pp. Parker applies the new...
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Common Knowledge (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 (2002) 8 (1): 206–207.
Published: 01 January 2002
... 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: Cabala, Alchemy, and the End of Nature (Cambridge...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 346.
Published: 01 April 2003
... 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 academic work...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 399–410.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., as 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, Freudians...
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Common Knowledge (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 (2019) 25 (1-3): 1–8.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Jeffrey M. Perl In this introduction to the silver anniversary issue of Common Knowledge , the journal’s founding editor explains the unusual format of CK 25:1–3. Arranged in eleven “conversations” of pieces published since 1992, the format fulfills a promise made in that year...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 468–495.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of the 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 (2018) 24 (2): 218–233.
Published: 01 April 2018
... 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 conversion presupposes...
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Common Knowledge (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...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 290–297.
Published: 01 April 2020
... endeavor. In Tunisia, political independence in 1956 was accompanied by a further reinvigoration of Christianity, and, over the last twenty years, conversion to Christianity (mainly in the form of evangelical and neo-evangelical Protestantism) has been on the rise. Beginning in 2003, workers and students...
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Common Knowledge (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 (2019) 25 (1-3): 378–383.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Václav Havel; Adam Michnik; Translated by Clare Cavanagh; Jeffrey M. Perl This guest column amounts to a conversation between two of the most crucial Soviet bloc dissidents about developments since the 1989 overthrow of communismin their part of the world. They agree that a “creeping coup d’état...
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Common Knowledge (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...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 280–290.
Published: 01 April 2018
... in 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...