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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 197–207.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Andrea R. Jain; Jeffrey J. Kripal This essay is conceived as a contribution to the academic debate on the ethical status of mystical traditions with regard to Jain asceticism in particular and—through comparison of Jain with Advaita Vedanta asceticism—to ideologies of radical quietism more...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 433–434.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Thibault De Meyer Savransky Martin , The Adventure of Relevance: An Ethics of Social Enquiry , with a foreword by Isabelle Stengers ( London : Palgrave Macmillan , 2016 ), 254 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 140.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Ardis Butterfield Johnson Eleanor , Practicing Literary Theory in the Middle Ages: Ethics and the Mixed Form in Chaucer, Gower, Usk, and Hoccleve . ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2013 ), 264 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2003) 9 (2): 241–253.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Colin Davis Duke University Press 2003 CK 9.2-06 Davis 3/14/03 10:49 AM Page 241 THE COST OF BEING ETHICAL Fiction, Violence, and Altericide Colin Davis Murder is commonplace in all forms of fiction, so that to...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2003) 9 (3): 399–405.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Gianni Vattimo Duke University Press 2003 Translated by Santiago Zabala ETHICS WITHOUT TRANSCENDENCE? Gianni Vattimo Translated by Santiago Zabala It is philosophers—or so it seems to me—rather than historians, literati, and sociologists who are these days unable...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2003) 9 (3): 406–423.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Shira Wolosky Duke University Press 2003 MORAL FINITUDE AND THE ETHICS OF LANGUAGE A New World Response to Gianni Vattimo Shira Wolosky Morality has often been thought to be grounded in some access to an ultimate...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2003) 9 (3): 541–542.
Published: 01 August 2003
... own the lone exception. —Clifford Geertz Joan Copjec, Imagine There’s No Woman: Ethics and Sublimation (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2002), 251 pp. Copjec seeks to correct those “blasé souls” who say “we are already beyond psy- choanalysis” by demonstrating that “we have not yet caught up with...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2006) 12 (2): 219–251.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Gregory B. Stone © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 S y m p o s i u m : U n s o c i a l T h o u g h t , U n c o m m o n L i v e s , Pa r t 1 THE NAMELESS WILD ONE The Ethics of Anonymous Subjectivity —  Medieval and Modern Gregory B. Stone He...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 351–379.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Michael Schreyach Barnett Newman professed that a beholder's encounter with his paintings was like meeting another person for the first time. He believed the experience produced the conditions for apprehending an ethical relationship that would entail both the individual's achievement of his or her...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 390–398.
Published: 01 September 2015
... MBA students in business ethics classes at Harvard and the University of Chicago over the past decade. Asked whether Franklin's business principles have stood the test of time, students are typically skeptical that the thirteen are suited to modern commerce, regarding them instead as ethical nostrums...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 141–171.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Anna Wierzbicka This essay argues that, since Kant wrote in German and since German has no word for “right” corresponding in meaning to the English word, it is a case of conceptual anglocentrism to say, as many anglophone philosophers do, that Kant reformulated the foundations of ethics by...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 339–345.
Published: 01 April 2010
... these do not exist. Zamir's response also argues against a tendency in posthumanist animal ethics—a tendency shared by Hache and Latour's article—to refuse descending to discuss the actual practical questions regarding animals that Anglo-American animal ethics explores. Zamir examines (and rejects) some...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 472–500.
Published: 01 August 2009
... in its orientation—also questions the validity of Jürgen Habermas's premises regarding the ethics of communication: the scope given to speculative reason and the effectiveness of an explicative metadiscourse for clarifying misunderstanding or resolving conflicts; the possibility of authentic...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 April 2011
... open to alternatives. Although he did not use the term “casuistry,” which Toulmin revived, Tolstoy saw ethics as a matter of case-based reasoning irreducible to a system; and both thinkers regarded the realist novel as the natural home of ethics viewed this way. Anna Karenina also contains an argument...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2009) 15 (1): 97–153.
Published: 01 January 2009
... attention to the paradoxes and ironies of the war from the point of view of a civilian reserve foot soldier and father of five serving in a frontline infantry unit. Significant sections of this narrative are dedicated to the moral, ethical, and religious questions that he grappled with during the war and to...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 474–482.
Published: 01 August 2018
... speculates that, while in fiction an accommodation with modernism has been reached, an equivalent achievement still awaits in poetry. Among writers of fiction, a type that Susan Sontag called the “good-humored, sweet Beckett” has arisen to combine the axiology of modernism with the democratic ethics of...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 111–130.
Published: 01 January 2013
... metaphysically or ethically, the concomitant notion of unambiguous fact is also shaken. In the absence, even in principle, of any form of knowing, human or divine, that is unambiguous and apodictic, there is no reason to grant ontological privilege to the paradigm of “unambiguous potential objects of knowledge...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 235–256.
Published: 01 April 2014
... sense of poetics and ethics (feminist, poststructural, phenomenological) accords generally with Zwicky's lyric philosophy and epistemology of imagination. Roberts's resonance with Zwicky's theory is conflicted by Zwicky's choice to isolate her fragment-method from the larger history of the aleatory...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 265–272.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., understanding, and ethical outlook, there are important divergences in their projects: Zwicky assumes that humans have access to the resonant whole, while Heraclitus chooses to write in paradoxes partly in order to highlight the inevitable limitations of mortal knowledge of the Logos, which is known fully only...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 28–45.
Published: 01 January 2014
... ontological resonance, the attunement of things with one another, the deep analogies that constitute the underlying structure of the world. Imagination is thus fundamental to the good, or ethical, life. For its disciplined exercise relieves us of what Simone Weil calls the “Ring of Gyges”: the refusal to...