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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 562–563.
Published: 01 August 2013
...William M. Chace Groden Michael , Ulysses in Focus: Genetic, Textual, and Personal Views ( Gainesville : University Press of Florida , 2010 ), 245 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 411–423.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., expressed, nihilism of the consideration his in than nevermoreso thinker, asophisticated is judge.But Clark then and taxonomize to less on, focus to forless one yearn may in advantageous appear as advantages such only has live they peoplesense such which in state focused...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 419–432.
Published: 01 August 2012
..., Zeshin, and Richter. With reference to art criticism by Hubert Damisch, Wayne Andersen, Anthony Hughes, Robert Storr, Julian Bell, Christopher Prendergast, and especially T. J. Clark, he agrees that choosing between focus and blur can be a moral decision, though not in the sense for which Clark arraigns...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 64–70.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Helen Verran This comment argues that Isabelle Stengers, in her article “Comparison as a Matter of Concern,” is justifiably concerned about the future of science in an imperium of commerce where epistemology has no clout. Agreeing with Stengers that we should focus attention on comparison-as...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2013
... be dubbed “China's Andrei Sakharov.” It also retells, from the perspective of an insider, the dramatic narrative of Fang's year with his wife, Li Shuxian, living in the US embassy in Beijing following the Tiananmen Square demonstrations and subsequent massacre. But the special focus of this overview...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 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, the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 225–231.
Published: 01 April 2017
... focus on cases of xenophilia in which varieties of enmity accompany that singular and underrated variety of love. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 xenophilia xenophobia self-identity ambivalence Todd Pittinsky XENOPHILIA A Symposium on Xenophobia’s Contrary Part 1 Jeffrey M...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 160–173.
Published: 01 January 2012
.... Sabra, Michael Podro, Michael Screech, Arnaldo Momigliano, and Nikolaus Pevsner. The author's focus is on differences between the milieu of the Kulturwissenschaftliche Bibliothek Warburg, as it had been in Hamburg, and the ethos of the Warburg Institute in London. The key document for establishing this...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Caroline Walker Bynum Written two days after the women's march in New York on January 21, 2017, this essay — a guest column in Common Knowledge — describes the event and emphasizes two aspects: its multi-issue focus and its response to the denigration of women's expertise represented in much of the...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 541–546.
Published: 01 August 2012
... private governance that could make life under anarchy tolerable and thus plausibly render statelessness a sensible option. To deliver a powerful, rather than glancing, blow to Hobbesian thinking, this essay argues that anarchist histories must focus on governance mechanisms. © 2012 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 557–568.
Published: 01 August 2012
... frequent reference to the tradition of the Frankfurt School, in order to ironize the Enlightenment, Marxism, and Critical Theory, but also in order to assess the dangers of globalization. The focus of the analysis is Lipska’s volume 1999 , the linchpin of a poetic project that engages centuries of social...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 214–222.
Published: 01 April 2014
... meaning, and (e) the larger problem of what Simone Weil called “enslavement to one's own method.” What Jan Zwicky urges, and philosophically as well as poetically works toward, is, in Wittgenstein's terms, “a changed way of seeing,” though in her work the focus is specifically on a changed way of seeing...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 257–264.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Danielle Allen Jan Zwicky's fertile essays expose by contrast the aridity of much contemporary writing about the point of humanistic endeavor and intellectual life. Thinking, in her account, is importantly the work of imagination. The more common focus on critical thinking, in arguments on behalf...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 28–45.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jan Zwicky In this essay, part of a cluster of pieces on her concept of “lyric philosophy,” the author explores connections between imagination, understood as the capacity to think in images, and what Wittgenstein called “seeing-as.” In seeing-as, we focus on what Wittgenstein identifies as inner...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 324–330.
Published: 01 August 2009
... written 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...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 365–372.
Published: 01 August 2009
...John McDowell In his Philosophical Investigations Wittgenstein describes, and represents himself as pursuing, a way of doing philosophy without putting forward philosophical theses. I exemplify his approach with a sketch of his treatment of rule following. I focus in particular on the simple case...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 367–403.
Published: 01 August 2010
... phenomenology. The new sign, a pair of quotation marks around a blank space, signfies the absence of any sign. Most generally, “ ” relates to the blank space that surrounds and underlies a text; by locating “ ” within the text, the margins are brought inside and can become the focus of attention. Not only the...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 518–526.
Published: 01 August 2014
... should focus on a continuous and persistent analytical effort to resist despair by “insisting properly.” This commentary, by one of three authors on whom the original article focused, contrasts Jensen's emphasis on insistence with the idea of ethnography as response . The reconceptualization of...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 196–235.
Published: 01 April 2015
... communities. A focus on social practice in such places reveals that the experience of community partly derives from acts of collectively condemning and sanctioning deviance. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 harmony community coercion practice state Symposium: Peace by Other Means, Part 3...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 256–276.
Published: 01 May 2016
... prose romances that scholars identify retrospectively as the first French novels. This essay focuses on two of the most popular and influential of these novels, César Vichard de Saint-Réal's Dom Carlos (1672) and the Countess of La Fayette's La Princesse de Clèves (1678), as responses to the devaluation...