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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 212–229.
Published: 01 April 2020
... progress—from the anthropologist , charged with unraveling techno-scientific networks, to the moralist , participating in the parliament of nature, to the diplomat , negotiating the moderns’ many modes of existence. Rather than a neat blueprint for carving up the knowledge space, this essay argues, Latour...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 485–517.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Jeffrey J. Kripal Duke University Press 2004 Symposium: Talking Peace with Gods, Part 1 COMPARATIVE MYSTICS Scholars as Gnostic Diplomats Jeffrey J. Kripal It is not difficult to see why Ulrich Beck’s cosmopolitan viewpoint would inspire...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 256–276.
Published: 01 May 2016
...John Watkins This article examines the declining prestige and utility of one of the mainstays of pre-Enlightenment peacemaking: treaties uniting once belligerent dynasties through marriage. By the late Middle Ages, interdynastic marriages had become such a common feature of the diplomatic landscape...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 January 2013
... interaction” (“life as game”), “collective intensities” (“life as stage”), and “imaginative forms” (“life as text”). Part 2 discusses “collective intensities” by means of some of the key examples of diplomatic negotiations in the Hundred Years War. The main focus of interest is the Treaty of Brétigny...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 171–175.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Colin Richmond Abstract On the basis of reports that Jan van Eyck visited England (he was well traveled in the service of Philip the Good, duke of Burgundy), this essay speculates freely on what the diplomat and painter actually did in and around London for three weeks in 1428. The essay claims...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 236–252.
Published: 01 April 2015
... concept that dictates the diplomatic and domestic policy of modern states. At the same time, secular political theory has moved away from medieval clerical acknowledgment of compatibilities between turbulence and peace, producing temporally bounded categories of peace and war that facilitate damage...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 237–255.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Lindsay Diggelmann As is well known, marriage was frequently employed as an instrument of diplomatic policy in premodern Europe. Dynastic leaders used the marriages of their own family members to create or confirm alliances with other ruling houses. Peace was often the aim and the outcome...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 354.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of Medieval Books Kathryn M.Rudy, Postcards onParchment: doi 10.1215/0961754X-3815966 Watkins  —John diplomat. worka“Renaissance” as his shaped of statecraft understanding how amedieval and Wyatt’s in poetry persisted aesthetic amedieval how rich demonstrates Rossiter periodizations...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 354–355.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of Medieval Books Kathryn M.Rudy, Postcards onParchment: doi 10.1215/0961754X-3815966 Watkins  —John diplomat. worka“Renaissance” as his shaped of statecraft understanding how amedieval and Wyatt’s in poetry persisted aesthetic amedieval how rich demonstrates Rossiter periodizations...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 132–136.
Published: 01 January 2003
... be asked, could ancient ambassadors (to use a term less anachro- nistic than diplomats) have hoped to find allies in war, or save themselves from destruction by superior powers, by referring in negotiations to the children of Heracles...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 161–162.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., proposes a third way of managing wolves, which he calls “diplomatic.” Diplomacy as a technique is grounded on the idea that neither wolves nor humans are essentially good or bad. Hence the first diplomatic step is to ask how the historical routes taken by humans and wolves have made the latter...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 83–103.
Published: 01 January 2015
... forgeto acommon formeans brokers, cultural and diplomats through searched, belligerents the sides, onboth theoreticians...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 387–401.
Published: 01 April 2002
... To defend textual and documentary research, then, meant confronting a hydra of conservative, skeptical, and rationalist objections. Mabillon’s defense was diplomatic in all senses of the word. He coined the term from the Latin for a writ- ten concession of privilege...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 253–269.
Published: 01 April 2015
... force to right Their neutralized. finally are Erinyes when the only ends that crisis diplomatic international indeed Aeschylus’s Oresteia plays, of wona group by was Dionysus, god of the held festival at the drama, tragic in competition Athenian 458, in annual...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 426–429.
Published: 01 August 2004
... . is extremely dangerous. Scholars and journalists, democrats and diplomats, talk metaphorically, and thus optimistically, about communication and exchanging 429 perspectives. Yet we know in other contexts that exchange (the exchange of bodily fluids, for instance) is not always wholesome...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 518–531.
Published: 01 August 2004
.... The Diplomat But these two approaches seem to me equally doomed to failure. Neither can connect with the politics of everyday life, with the immanent world in motion. Neither Hosea nor Freud recognized—each would find laughable—diplomacy and the character...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 134.
Published: 01 January 2016
... COMMON KNOWLEDGE 134 ad Malamud  —Randy brutal colonial war.” a in foes former between normalization diplomatic “signaled 1972 gift panda Cold WarChina’s the and era, in Japan’s alignment asserted new geopolitical zoos American donatedby animals American Tokyo’s...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 153.
Published: 01 January 2022
... as a “statesman” and “genial diplomat.” By the end of 1938, all “non-Aryans” were banned from cinemas, and despite his self-identification as a Protestant, Klemperer was classified as a Jew. Matters grew, as the Germans say, immer schlimmer , worse and worse. During the horrific bombing of Dresden in mid...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 25–40.
Published: 01 January 2023
... of expertise. 50 Alternatively, we might think of diplomats as, in effect, cultivating “the ecology of practices as a tool for thinking” by operating in an arena where resistance to attempts of experts to base decisions on a universal neutral key requires us to constantly remind ourselves and others...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 122.
Published: 01 January 2021
... (Cambridge, UK: Modern Humanities Research Association, 2018), 354 pp. The English diplomat, moralist, administrator, and scholar Sir Thomas Elyot wrote these dialogues during some of the most turbulent years in Tudor history. Henry VIII went through five of his six wives; triggered decades of ecclesiasti...