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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 405.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jeffrey M. Perl Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Wilson Edward O. , The Meaning of Human Existence ( New York : Liveright , 2014 ), 208 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 301.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Barry Allen bgallen@mcmaster.ca Gilbert Simondon , Individuation in the Light of Notions of Form and Information , trans. Taylor Adkins ( Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2020 ), 713 pp. Gilbert Simondon , On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 491–493.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith Latour Bruno , An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns , trans. Porter Catherine . ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2013 ), 520 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Francis X. Clooney, SJ Wilson Edward O. , The Meaning of Human Existence . ( New York : Liveright , 2014 ), 208 pp. Hart David Bentley , The Experience of God: Being, Consciousness, Bliss . ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2013 ), 365 pp. © 2016 by Duke...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 287.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Reviel Netz Amir D. Aczel, The Artist and the Mathematician: The Story of Nicolas Bourbaki, the Genius Mathematician Who Never Existed (New York: Basic Books, 2007), 256 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 459–460.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Reviel Netz; Jeffrey M. Perl Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Aczel Amir D. , The Artist and the Mathematician: The Story of Nicolas Bourbaki, the Genius Mathematician Who Never Existed ( New York : Basic Books , 2007 ), 256 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 153–154.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Thibault De Meyer Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Lapoujade David , Les existences moindres ( Paris : Minuit , 2017 ), 92 pp. Li tt le R ev ie w s 1 5 3David Lapoujade, Les existences moindres (Paris: Minuit, 2017), 92 pp. In this beautiful and concise invitation...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Oren Harman oren.harman@gmail.com Lulu Miller , Why Fish Don't Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life ( New York : Simon and Schuster , 2020 ), 228 pp. Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 When the imposing natural historian Louis Agassiz...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 230–250.
Published: 01 April 2020
... by which ideas travel—that he has provided such powerful tools for analyzing. He has become a “mutable mobile”—eminently transportable but always changing as he goes—that in different contexts exists as a variety of conceptual characters or figurations. As the Latour network continues to see significant...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 233–246.
Published: 01 April 2010
... created a specific sphere of existence for the Shī `ites, known as the “abode of prudential concealment,” which incrementally allowed Muslim opposition to engage in underground activity for regime change and for a political transformation of the public order that accorded with Islamic ideals. In light...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 63–75.
Published: 01 April 2019
... objects that reasonable procedures do exist that are adequate for the resolution of any argument among reasonable participants. Frank judges Lyotard’s argument as unpersuasive yet blames Habermas for dismissing altogether the idea of rationally undecidable disagreements. Frank then turns from contemporary...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 267–291.
Published: 01 April 2012
... of Castile. This case thus reveals the existence of a hybrid form of Catholic Muslim religiosity, but only to scholars who do what is required to de differentiate — that is, to blur — the categories of identity and orthodoxy that were established by the Inquisition. Scholars have for too long allowed...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 13–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... Although there are signs that this tragicomic episode of intellectual history has run its course, two contemporary sites of antirelativist energy are worth noting. One is the claim that so-called cultural relativism is refuted by the existence of cognitive universals. The other is the fear that evaluative...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 14–27.
Published: 01 January 2014
... humans think, gaps that have arisen owing to the limitations of linguified intelligence coupled with a disinclination to admit the existence of these limitations. The overview also describes fundamental differences between lyric philosophy and analytic philosophy, while insisting on a robust conception...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 22–31.
Published: 01 January 2012
... that Aby Warburg had embodied in the Institute and Library that he founded in Hamburg. The Institute is described as existing, during the late 1950s and early 1960s in London, less as a formal institution than as the interaction of some two dozen émigrés with what the author describes as “the intention...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 105–123.
Published: 01 January 2008
... and the concept of the masterpiece have narrowed musical thinking harmfully. We need to look back at the fruitful collegiality that existed between canonic and contemporary music in the early nineteenth century, involving as it did a wide array of composers and tastes not yet bound by rigid assumptions about...
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Common Knowledge (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 (2012) 18 (1): 106–116.
Published: 01 January 2012
... irony underscored in this article is that academic politics in the UK is now threatening the Warburg Library's continued existence. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 DROMENON Christopher S. Wood It is not difficult to understand why civil servants...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 39–58.
Published: 01 January 2009
... to recognize “that the sufferer exists.” For Weil, as for Melville, there is no passage from such a recognition to a conception of history as progress. The sufferer is not a problem to be solved within a narrative of social improvement but the source of an unlimited and impossible obligation. © 2008 by Duke...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 92–103.
Published: 01 April 2019
... involve the redirection of humanity away from its self-understanding as progressively approaching a metaphysical truth that is eternal and toward the acceptance of an already existing “polytheism of values,” where truth is a contingent and changing product of discursiveness. A society that structures its...