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Common Knowledge (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 (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...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 234–238.
Published: 01 April 2018
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Common Knowledge (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 (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 (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 (2020) 26 (2): 230–250.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Casper Bruun Jensen Early in his career, Bruno Latour’s limited readership consisted mainly of the research community in science and technology studies (STS) that he helped to inaugurate. Today the situation could hardly be more different. Latour is now subject to the “translations”—the processes...
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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 (2011) 17 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 January 2011
... as 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 (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...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 21–24.
Published: 01 January 2023
...), for science-centered arguments to support his own philosophical neopragmatism. The editor cites a letter from Rorty sent to him in the early 1990s, suggesting that the differences between Feyerabend and himself were temperamental more than philosophical. Rorty enjoyed referring to himself and others like him...
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Common Knowledge (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...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 225–231.
Published: 01 April 2017
.... There is a 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...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 123–125.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Richard Rorty; Jeffrey M. Perl In this brief essay Rorty comments on how some fear that Thomas Kuhn’s widely persuasive view of science can and is being used to denigrate science or to reduce our sense of its difference from literature. Rorty goes on to argue that no part of culture should...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 220–232.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., and then goes on to show how differently Japanese culture regards and manages major change. The author of this introduction, who is also the journal’s editor, begins by evaluating a triptych of 1895 by Toshikata as a response to the seemingly revolutionary changes brought by the Meiji Restoration a generation...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 21–42.
Published: 01 April 2019
... these physical differences, both humans and nonhumans retain a shared human soul; what is more, each species perceives its own kind as human and all other kinds—including humans—as animals. Viveiros de Castro distinguishes this “perspectivism” from relativism: whereas Western relativism assumes multiple valid...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 384–400.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Maya Jasanoff; Jeffrey M. Perl Written in an effort “to frame questions of culture and power in different terms” from those of Edward Said, this case study of Ottoman Alexandria before the French invasion in 1798 (identified by Said as the “launchpad of modern Orientalism”) reveals “lines between...
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Common Knowledge (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...
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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 (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...