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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 509–510.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Paul Seabright Roelvink Gerda , Martin Kevin St. , and Gibson-Graham J. K. , eds., Making Other Worlds Possible: Performing Diverse Economies . ( Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2015 ), 384 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016   group adiverse...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 190–217.
Published: 01 April 2018
... and his pneumatological realism about the church under postmodern conditions of rapid change and radical diversity. While Ratzinger fears that nonfoundational thought will result in the dictatorial imposition of successively less defensible and lasting sorts of order, for Bergoglio the problem...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 143–162.
Published: 01 April 2019
... models for later projects of scalability. This essay explores scalability projects from the perspective of an emergent “nonscalability theory” that pays attention to the mounting pile of ruins that scalability leaves behind. The article concludes that, if the world is still diverse and dynamic...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 28–39.
Published: 01 January 2013
... to assess the capacities of diverse genres to carry events forward or to block events in the paths of their development. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 FUZZY STUDIES A Symposium on the Consequence of Blur Part 4 Robin Wagner-Pacifici,­ David...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 105–123.
Published: 01 January 2008
... when classical repertories were becoming established. A kind of professional collegiality developed during this period on concert programs among pieces of diverse age and taste, reaching far beyond the iconic composers (now seen by most of us to have been Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 January 2012
... to the popularity of the exhibition with a diverse British public. Although the motivation for the exhibition emerged from political conditions and institutional circumstance, it had a lasting effect on the history of the study of English art and architecture. Wittkower and others turned to research...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 356–365.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Jeffrey F. Hamburger In this contribution to the second installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “In the Humanities Classroom,” a Harvard University graduate seminar on diagrams in the Middle Ages is described in detail. The course brought together a group of students as diverse as the various...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 204–219.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Anne Carson; Jeffrey M. Perl This essay in both literary criticism and negative theology treats three widely diverse cases of women who “had the nerve to enter a zone of absolute spiritual daring.” The three cases are of the poet Sappho (in seventh-century Greek antiquity), the mystic Margarite...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 January 2020
... is a collage of diverse original sources—Randall’s poetry and memories, Cavell’s memoir Little Did I Know , and relevant passages in Wittgenstein and Augustine—that involve the interplay of events in Cavell’s personal life with the dissertation that in time became his first book, Must We Mean What We Say...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 198–205.
Published: 01 May 2022
... calls attention to the many vital functions that silence serves: exposing tacit expectations, opening up creative and psychological space, enabling otherwise impossible relations. Bringing forth the diversity, complexity, and mystery behind hesitation and reticence, Jansson's novella emerges here...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 242–260.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Nabila Abbas; Yves Sintomer Abstract A contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Antipolitics,” this article examines the diverse types of imaginary that support sortition, which is currently at the heart of important debates on the reform of existing democratic institutions. Different...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 128–145.
Published: 01 January 2011
... and illustrates that idea by means of four quotations, taken from authors as different as Richard Rorty and David Schneider, Marcel Mauss and Henri Michaux. The quotations can be said to “exemplify” anthropology in terms that are interestingly (and diversely) restrictive: some of them amount to extrinsic...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 505–524.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of scalability. This essay explores scalability projects from the perspective of an emergent “nonscalability theory” that pays attention to the mounting pile of ruins that scalability leaves behind. The article concludes that, if the world is still diverse and dynamic, it is because scalability never fulfills...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 January 2011
... (for example, the concept of the “partible person”), her work is mainly descriptive and centered on Melanesia. She makes no objection to discussing generally applicable principles, or to finding unity in diversity—saying only that she is somewhat wary of them and, instead, mainly reports her findings about...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 474–489.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Spain, it analyzes polemical texts of diverse natures and from different centuries to see how their authors, by attacking both dogmatic and legal opinion, aimed to harden the amorphous boundaries between groups. On the Christian side, polemicists argued for the restriction of the rights of Muslims...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 337–362.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Casper Bruun Jensen In this article, an anthropologist examines the question, asked today in diverse forms by an increasing variety of actors: what is the aim or telos of the social sciences? From within the disciplinary communities of the social sciences themselves, the answers given...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 206–223.
Published: 01 May 2023
... installment, offers arguments for why sortition — the selection of shorter‐duration representatives by lottery from the general population — is the best procedure for democracy. Random selection can assure broad diversity and descriptive representation, and it allows those people selected to overcome...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 324–330.
Published: 01 August 2009
... constitution for the State of Israel also revealed a picture of a profoundly divided society with utterly irreconcilable political visions competing for its future. In the face of such radical diversity in political vision the author suggests that the better way forward is to focus not on ends but on means...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 75–82.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Dorothea von Mücke This contribution to a set of case studies, titled “In the Humanities Classroom,” focuses on one session of a Columbia University seminar, Aesthetics and Philosophy. The class, comprising a mixed group of undergraduate and graduate students from diverse programs and backgrounds...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 280–308.
Published: 01 May 2021
... by the Spanish composer Mateo Flecha the Younger, and Harmoniae morales (Prague, 1589–90), comprising musical settings of Latin texts by the Slovenian composer Jacobus Handl, the article argues that such music offered Prague's diverse citizens a medium for reflecting on how to live morally and peaceably...
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