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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 379–389.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Ermanno Bencivenga Urban gaming simulation (UGS) appeared in American universities in the early 1960s, following the successful applications of gaming simulations in military and financial fields, when urban structures were in crisis. This guest column, by a philosopher who has speculated about...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 419.
Published: 01 April 2002
... primarily of a loose chain of associations and accusations. Yet, let me also say, important issues of science Little Reviews policy motivate and animate his book. Whether to forgive Fuller his excesses I leave as an exercise for the reader. —Paul A. Roth Andrew Hussey, The Game of War...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 505.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Siniša Malešević Levinson Nan , War Is Not a Game: The New Antiwar Soldiers and the Movement They Built . ( New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press , 2014 ), 281 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 283–291.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Steven E. Jones This article continues from where the author's 2008 book The Meaning of Video Games concluded and concerns what he learned from playing the simulation game Spore by Sims -creator Will Wright, especially the extent to which a social-network model had become during the development...
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Common Knowledge (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...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 255–266.
Published: 01 April 2012
.... This article is the first of a three-part contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on “blur,” each part corresponding broadly to Geertz's trifold instances of blur as involving “face-to-face interaction” (“life as game”), “collective intensities” (“life as stage”), and “imaginative forms” (“life as text...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 71–76.
Published: 01 January 2011
... sees as defining the “collective games” of science. Brown invokes the behavioral approach to experimental psychology of the early to mid-twentieth century to contextualize Stengers's treatment of continuous comparison conducted by scientists around “matters of concern.” Her use of the metaphor...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 446–473.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Ardis Butterfield This is the final part of a three-part essay on fuzziness in medieval literary language. Each part corresponds broadly to Clifford Geertz's trifold instances of blur as involving “face-to-face interaction” (“life as game”), “collective intensities” (“life as stage...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 336–339.
Published: 01 August 2009
...-games playing, especially for “tennys,” this paper is essentially a list of possessions that evidence the blend of frivolity and cruelty characteristic of Henry's self-indulgent reign. Duke University Press 2009 columns 1509 Colin Richmond Item XI 49...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 214–218.
Published: 01 April 2006
... the suggests Aloofness diffident. or aloof stand to right the has citizen no that piece at draughts”; it onremains thecheckerboard. may insinuate,Aristotle too, say I are all alike, and all meaningless or useless except in the midst of the social game. ( names that the piece might be called...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 January 2016
... is criminal.” Did Fiske write all the sentences of the one kind, and Rai all sentences of the other? The two sorts, in any case, Common Knowledge 22:1 © 2016 by Duke University Press 120   violence play  in are ofmetaphors game When them. but I survived were, for me...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 464–481.
Published: 01 August 2002
... is a view of language and social learning that is comfortable, agreeable to imperfections, Wittgenstein’s writing and life themselves show that some amount of anxiety is built into any public language model. Language games, like other games, are ago...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 252–272.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Colin Richmond Duke University Press 2004 PROFILES IN SANITY Colin Richmond I Patience Pudding Imprisonment, exile, drinking poison, loss of wife, leaving orphaned children. These were the context of his game, but none...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 363–370.
Published: 01 April 2011
... be thatpeople themedieval in English much without occur could debt for court manor local the to taken being that ofCollect.” “Try and caughta game up in forpay those settlement, or were found liable for a debt to the landlord if they failed to appear to answer a lawsuit, sought an out...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 223–232.
Published: 01 April 2010
... the vulgar phraseology he indulged in on such occasions, to make witty lives of bride and groom. Thomas, however, would have played the fool, cracked a More!) At weddings, feelings are often suppressed by those who know the private ofumpire at Windsor. But I’m a dyed-in-the-woolspoilsport CR. games...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 412–418.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., Britain: New play in children Kaulong that games onthe of JaneGoodall observations (91). wistfully, losing” and again he relates, And winning than rather cooperation wheresociety, children’s playinvolves New Guinea isn’tThat traditional in so losing. and of winning contests...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 206–215.
Published: 01 May 2022
... university professors forget it” (100). The professors have a task they are not performing and, having abandoned it irresponsibly, it has fallen to “creative intellectuals” to perform (121). That task is to clarify who is playing what game. If our role is clear, we can tolerate one another more easily...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 426–429.
Published: 01 August 2004
..., on • the one hand, idealist universalism nor, on the other hand, contextualism of the Perl absolute kind. Our contributors stand in the zone between Henry Hardy and Stanley Fish. The assertion Fish makes that “different games are different games” (an assertion made most recently in criticism of Habermas...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 221–230.
Published: 01 April 2011
... precisely inresponse in reconfigurations and adjustments involving of performances improvisational is game video a Playing reader. and text layerbetween interpretive and a mediating creating thus and example, for text, a on “markup” or annotation imposing of act the unlike...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 456–457.
Published: 01 September 2022
... Chaucer, Woolf, and Twain, to parrot Singaporean, Nigerian, and Indian English, to compose in dramatic form and in verse, and to riff off Austen as well as a dictionary of law. . . . What is frustrating to readers is that our translator-imposter does not let us play the game. He explains each exercise...