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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 537–538.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Susan Handelman Felski Rita , The Limits of Critique . ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2015 ), 232 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Inga Clendinnen C O L U M N S PREEMPTING POSTCOLONIAL CRITIQUE Europeans in the Heart of Darkness Inga Clendinnen I confess that I have already participated in this journal’s symposium “Imperial Trauma...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Clifford Geertz Meera Nanda, Prophets Facing Backwards: Postmodern Critiques of Science and Hindu Nationalism in India (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2003), 288 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Reviel Netz, Barbed Wire: An Ecology...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 527–539.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Rottenburg, and Hirokazu Miyazaki. Verran's response clarifies the stance that she takes in her work, and especially in her book Science and an African Logic (2001), toward critique. Here she argues that critique involves grasping the difference between entities in the here-and-now, while conventional...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 424–438.
Published: 01 August 2010
... was briefly flourishing in Europe, and c) the use of the term in the European philosophical controversy over Spinozism. Faure argues that, in most cases, the European critique of Buddhism was aimed at European enemies. Chan Buddhism in China and Zen in Japan came to be associated with nihilism as well...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 321–331.
Published: 01 April 2019
... more or less culturally homogeneous societies formed around shared values. Williams shares the communitarians’ critique of Rawls’s theory as excessively abstract, questioning whether a rational commitment to pluralism as the most just social arrangement can serve as a sufficiently binding social force...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 540–548.
Published: 01 August 2014
... sociology of critique that Rottenburg has done since writing the book. He here reformulates the main argument of his book as concerning the indispensable necessity of what Nietzsche calls “legislated language,” along with its performative effects and insurmountable fallibility. By situating that argument in...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 395–411.
Published: 01 August 2009
... actions of the multitude of people. What underlies this critique of history in each case is a quietist outlook on life, a perspective from which one must abandon the assertion of the will and accept life as it is given. Tolstoy's quietism, however, is a happy quietism ; he wants his reader to joyfully...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 525–552.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of his Party of Social Democracy during the first half of the 1990s. The essay critiques the course of events and laments the faltering pace of both economic and political reform resulting from the stagnant Romanian political situation and the persistence of former communist leaders in government...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 357–363.
Published: 01 April 2019
... those that represent an idolatry of absolute rights that push aside Christian spiritual and moral concerns. Now that liberalism has become the pervasive model for society, the church finds it may more easily express its critique, with the aim of making society more conducive to allowing people to become...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 331–338.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Stephen Mulhall This response to “Morality or Moralism?” by Émilie Hache and Bruno Latour, while accepting the plausibility and importance of their critique of moralism in the name of morality, identifies a number of questionable steps and assumptions in their development of it. Mulhall's response...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 14–27.
Published: 01 January 2014
... of truth and on the existence of a knowable mind-independent world. The importance of a lyric approach for our understanding of a range of ecological questions is discussed, and lyric philosophy is positioned, politically, as a critique of technocracy. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 337–362.
Published: 01 April 2014
... descriptive and the performative, are noteworthy. This essay examines three distinctive and novel responses to the question of what comes after critique, found in the writings of the anthropologist Hirokazu Miyazaki, who has defined what he terms a method of hope; in the experimental anthropology of Richard...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 453–465.
Published: 01 September 2016
... usefulness in the name of indefinite inclusion. Focusing on Gabriel's recent books Why the World Does Not Exist and Fields of Sense , and with continual reference to Peter Wolfendale's work on the topic, this essay offers a broad but detailed critique of ontological liberalism, with an eye to alternatives...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Richard Shiff Academics generate circles of thought. Their preferred modes of conceptualization—the intellectual constructions in circulation within academic discourse at a given moment—readily pass across disciplinary boundaries. During the past two centuries, philosophical critique and the...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 71–76.
Published: 01 January 2011
... predator/prey relationships between practices is seen as reversing the usual direction of critique within psychology, such that experimental psychology appears to have, in the Wistar rat, an object grounding a community that is capable of performing continuous comparison, which its critics contrastingly...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 427–432.
Published: 01 August 2011
... critique of what the Romantic-Symbolist tradition of English poetry had become in the twentieth century. Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and other late Symbolists had turned artists into advocates of an irrational wisdom superior to reason and common sense, thus isolating—so Kermode argued—the world of art from that...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 104–110.
Published: 01 January 2011
... context of the related effort of Louis Dumont, which involved a sustained critique of Eurocentricism, in which he saw anthropological comparativism as hitherto being bound. A question is raised concerning the extent to which Strathern has escaped the kind of criticism that Dumont developed. Additionally...
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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 (2010) 16 (1): 7–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... Finally, this article presents a critique of Edward Said's understanding of intellectuals in his Representations of the Intellectual . The author argues that Said's book misrepresents Turgenev's novel Fathers and Sons . Cohen suggests that there are radical differences between Said's description of this...