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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Barry Allen This Common Knowledge guest column examines Richard Feynman’s tabletop experiment, performed during the inquiry into the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, as a means of demonstrating some of the fundamental qualities of a scientific experiment. Experiments have been interpreted...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 349–350.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Siniša Malešević Wilson Deborah Downing , The Stone Soup Experiment: Why Cultural Boundaries Persist . ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2015 ), 170 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 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 (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 337–362.
Published: 01 April 2014
... inseparable from questions of theory and method. This essay engages some recent experimental, postcritical responses as formulated by scholars in the fields of anthropology and STS (science, technology, and society). Following decades of reflexive debates and changing institutional and disciplinary...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 565–566.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Michael Fagenblat Critchley Simon , The Faith of the Faithless: Experiments in Political Theology ( London : Verso , 2012 ), 291 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Pierre Bouretz, D’un...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 567.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Rachel Hadas D'Angour Armand , The Greeks and the New: Novelty in Ancient Greek Imagination and Experience ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2011 ), 274 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 567–568.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Lloyd I. Rudolph Sorabji Richard , Gandhi and the Stoics: Modern Experiments on Ancient Values ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2012 ), 240 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2006) 12 (2): 181–196.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Stanley N. Katz © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 C O L U M N S DEMOCRATIC CONSTITUTIONALISM AFTER MILITARY OCCUPATION Reflections on the United States’ Experience in Japan, Germany, Afghanistan, and Iraq...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 197–203.
Published: 01 April 2014
... experiments themselves or as discussions of experimental principles. The introduction itself contributes to the latter by suggesting a distinction between “triumphalist” and “defeatist” calls for poets and fiction writers to do the work of scholars. In the latter variant, poets in general are challenged by...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 353–355.
Published: 01 August 2018
... “ethnographies” of the humanities classroom, which complements a first set that appeared in Common Knowledge in the spring of 2017. The first set aroused interest because it took the innovative approach of describing particular pedagogical experiences rather than simply making general arguments about the value...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 334–350.
Published: 01 April 2013
... elaboration of values to precise descriptions, as if description could still support values. Victorian writing tended to experience the effort to ground value in fact as a source of constant irony, given that the desired values refused to become manifest. Positivist philosophy and its literary allies asserted...
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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 August 2013) 19 (3): 530–550.
Published: 01 August 2013
... can be observed as they emerge, mature, and rapidly decay. Central European modernism, represented here by Adolf Loos in architecture and by Arnold Schoenberg and Leoš Janáček in music, experimented with blurry regions between presence and absence, light and shadow, sound and silence. Loos disrupted...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 55–61.
Published: 01 January 2014
... perplexity and plausibility: on finding that protophilosophical experiences give rise to philosophical puzzlement, and then finding that some ways of responding to such puzzlement are more compelling than others. This philosophical mode involves the same conceptual “gestalt” that Zwicky identifies with lyric...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 412–437.
Published: 01 August 2009
... then moves to connections among aesthetic experience, political disengagement, inactivity, and contemplation explored by Wilde, Miguel de Molinos, Aristotle, Hannah Arendt, Walter Pater, Arthur Schopenhauer, Johann Winckelmann, and others. Having described the influence of nineteenth-century science...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 197–207.
Published: 01 April 2009
... the doctrine of mysticism, which we grant to be an accurate reflection of a particular kind of cosmic experience. We address ethical issues, not metaphysical ones. In our discussion of Jain asceticism, we demonstrate that the basic problem (and promise) of quietism, in almost any cultural form, is the...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 79–85.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Carlo Ginzburg The author describes his research experience in the 1960s, as an apprentice historian, in the Warburg Library. His work on witchcraft trials in early modern Italy, he argues, was deeply affected by the Library's unique character. Aby Warburg's law of the “good neighbour” (the book we...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 160–173.
Published: 01 January 2012
... experience, as well as on his sympathy with the reasoned empirical approach of Gombrich, Baxandall, and others at the London Warburg to issues that Aby Warburg had raised when the Library was in Germany. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 SPEAKING OF LILLIPUT? Recollections on...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 353–364.
Published: 01 August 2008
... should be to occasion (and experience) surprise. Like Arendt, we should candidly express “the bliss of thought” as we think and write. On this basis, the political arena can become “a space for self-analysis and (by analogy with psychoanalysis) continuous rebirth.” And it is only on this basis, Kristeva...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2009) 15 (1): 97–153.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Alick Isaacs This memoir is a detailed and reflective (though highly subjective) account of the author's experiences in the summer of 2006. Starting with the outbreak of the Second Lebanese War, it moves on to describe his call-up and conscription, border service at the IDF outpost in Metulla and...