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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 534–535.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Sari Nusseibeh Mahmood Saba , Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report . ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2016 ), 237 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 218–233.
Published: 01 April 2018
... to a Catholic priest in Akko, Israel. Here, in the fourth symposium installment, Benoît Fliche joins Perl in a dialogue about the nature of Muslim exopractical experience in the Mediterranean area. Fliche suggests that one should speak, when dealing with exopraxis, not of the love of difference but...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 234–238.
Published: 01 April 2018
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 450–532.
Published: 01 August 2011
.... © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Symposium: Fuzzy Studies, Part 1 THE CLOUD OF KNOWING Blurring the Difference with China Barry Allen Small and inconspicuous things like clouds of dust speak volumes to a careful...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 105–119.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Leighton Hazlehurst This essay explores ways in which cultures at different levels and in different historical circumstances employ different modes of discourse to deal with conflict and with ways to resolve it. The study is based on ethnographic observations of the Tsimshian myth of Asdiwal...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., involves the investigation of discrete contexts in order to elucidate their similarities and differences, then relativism, as a tendency, stance, or working method, usually involves the assumption that contexts exhibit, or may exhibit, radically different, incomparable, or incommensurable traits...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 January 2011
... differences are observed in ancient Chinese and ancient Greek responses to cultural difference; also the significantly different views of these matters among the Greek philosophers. In the same vein, discussing studies of cultural/linguistic variability or counterclaimed universality among humans in color...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 292–305.
Published: 01 April 2011
... importance of the dramatic text across different types of theater, including those termed post-dramatic. For what has changed in the case of theater groups such as the Wooster Group that are associated with post-dramatic theater is not that they discard the dramatic text, but rather that they envision a...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 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 (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2013
... generated by or directed at such feeling. On this issue, each disagreed with the others, whether expressing his difference directly or indirectly; and the differences often hinged on matters of aesthetic judgment. Ironically, the practice of such judgment demanded verbal concepts for its articulation. In...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 225–231.
Published: 01 April 2017
... metaphysical component as well to this argument: the xenophobe and xenophile equally presuppose that the identity principle ( a = a ) is applicable to society as well as to mathematics; both assume that each discrete social group is self-identical and differs from all other groups more or less radically. The...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 365–373.
Published: 01 August 2008
..., rudimentary structure; together with fellow cephalopoda and mollusks, it is even regarded as behaving “contrary to nature.” The moral that emerges from following this path is that Aristotle may be expressing here a deep conflict between two different models equally present in his work, though they are...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 334–350.
Published: 01 April 2013
... that values simply occupy a different and much more unstable realm than do facts. Having established these historical premises, the essay then concentrates on how Stevens and Pound, in challenging positivist assumptions, sought two different sources of value, each of which, however, placed value within...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 395–411.
Published: 01 August 2009
... embrace life for all that it has to offer. Schopenhauer's is an unhappy quietism ; he wants his reader to accept life in the face of all that it is not. Thus, Tolstoy and Schopenhauer approach quietism, and consequently their critiques of history and the will, from different “sides.” These sides—to borrow...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 306–320.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Tiffany Stern Songs in early modern playbooks—printed books of the plays of Shakespeare and other authors—differ from the surrounding dialogue in a number of ways. They are often in italic though the dialogue tends to be in roman lettering; and they are frequently topped with the heading “Song...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 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...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 233–246.
Published: 01 April 2010
... major conclusion of the paper is that although the practice was developed by the Shī `ī minority living under intolerable political conditions, at different times under unbearable political conditions and the absence of democratic processes, it has provided Muslims a strategy to regroup and engage in...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 January 2013
... thinking, but destined ultimately to come undone. What remains, then, is fuzzy thinking. It can be a good thing, the article concludes, to let our thinking about history remain a blur or, at least, to bear in mind that any patterns we recognize in the past are liable to dissolve under a different light...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 88–95.
Published: 01 January 2013
...), suggest different angles of perception, but all represent fuzzy modes, modes that would seem to have no place in science, especially in climate science, which is pressed to be ever more precise. Yet an analysis of the genealogy of these terms and, in particular, of the differential relation between...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 111–130.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Daoist sources, where a different model of knowing prevails. That model undermines the idea of purposive willing in the service of goals known in advance, and undermines as well the bases for any human or divine activity designed to achieve definite ends. If purpose is not privileged either...