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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 350–351.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Zsuzsanna Ozsváth Brodbeck David , Defining Deutschtum: Political Ideology, German Identity, and Music-Critical Discourse in Liberal Vienna . ( New York : Oxford University Press , 2014 ), 365 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 363–393.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Marjorie Perloff Duke University Press 2003 GERMAN BY THE GRACE OF GOETHE Marjorie Perloff Kennst du das Land, wo die Zitronen blühn, Im dunkeln Laub die Gold-Orangen glühn, Ein sanfter Wind vom blauen Himmel weht, Die Myrte still und hoch der Lorbeer steht— Kennst du es wohl...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 457–473.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Glenn Alexander Magee A contribution to the sixth installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Apology for Quietism,” this article argues that a strong strain of quietism runs through German intellectual history, from medieval mystics such as Eckhart to the main line of modern philosophers...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 156.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Tyrus Miller Ehrhard Bahr, Weimar on the Pacific: German Exile Culture in Los Angeles and the Crisis of Modernism (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007), 358 pp. Duke University Press 2010 Little Reviews Mark S. Schantz, Awaiting the Heavenly Country...
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Common Knowledge (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...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 440–442.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Philip Gossett; Jeffrey M. Perl Kreuzer Gundula , Verdi and the Germans: From Unification to the Third Reich ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2010 ), 382 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 359–361.
Published: 01 April 2012
... she(and hertalk sources) that, process the in clear making theaters, German in “adapted” was “modified” opera and given any...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 275–282.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Sean McMeekin This essay applies the concept of “fuzzy thinking” to geopolitics, using a curious turn of phrase in a 1914 policy paper (“the Islamic-Israelite world”) to explore paradoxes of German strategy in World War I. To find the origins of this phrase, the article explores the language...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 262–279.
Published: 01 May 2021
...S. D. Chrostowska Abstract This article begins from the assumption that what was once an integral dimension of progress—the development of literature and of art more generally—now lies outside its scope. The essay falls into three parts that juxtapose French with German intellectual history...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 364–377.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jürgen Habermas; Jeffrey M. Perl In this essay Habermas contends that, until 1989, four phases are discernible in how postwar Germany attempted to come to terms with its “unmasterable past.” Between the end of the war in 1945 and the foundation of two German states in 1949, the first reconstruction...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 163–170.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... Connecting the southern anti-Semitism and anti-Black racism of her youth, she explains the parallels and differences between German efforts to come to terms with the Holocaust and American efforts, southern and northern, to move beyond and make reparation for both slavery and continuing twentieth- and twenty...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 256–279.
Published: 01 April 2018
...John Tolan Some of the nineteenth century’s foremost scholars of the Qur’an and hadiths were German and Hungarian Jews. For many of them, their scholarly interest in Islam was entangled with their contemporary concerns about movements of reform and emancipation in European Jewry and about...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 405–414.
Published: 01 August 2018
... in tandem with a close inspection of historical fascism in the German case. The course coincided with the first months of the Trump presidency, inviting discussion not only of ideology and popular appeal, but also of specific developments in the young administration. Students were challenged to think...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 192–199.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Julia Kristeva; Jeffrey M. Perl Written originally as part of a Common Knowledge symposium (2007) responding to Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger’s homily against relativism, which was delivered immediately before his election as pope, this essay describes a reactionary German intellectual current...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 292–320.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to those questions, insofar as they are true, cannot contradict each other; and (3) that human beings have a distinctive character, which is essentially social. Each of these tenets has been attacked, the first by the German Romantics of the late eighteenth century, the second by Machiavelli in sixteenth...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 63–75.
Published: 01 April 2019
... philosophy to early German Romantic hermeneutics and literary theory to substantiate a claim that unresolvable disagreement exists even amid consensus. “Every consensus,” Frank writes in explication of Friedrich Schleiermacher, “contains a residual misunderstanding that will never entirely go away...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Paul Crossley This article traces the roundabout journey of an architectural historian from Cambridge to the Warburg Institute Library, via Cracow, Princeton, and Manchester. The author's early research, into German and Central European architecture, had little to do with Warburgian interests...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 110–127.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Martin Mulsow When authors act by either publishing or non-publishing their texts, they sometimes use a language of gestures. These gestures can assist to position the author in the intellectual field. In this way some German eighteenth-century philosophers who thought against the grain...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 433–440.
Published: 01 August 2011
... the perception and being of the practitioner, and thereby to ensure his or her happiness. Later in his career, Hadot, influenced by German Romanticism and above all by Goethe, turned to study the history of the concept of nature from classical to modern times. The breadth of his interests and the novelty of his...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 181–196.
Published: 01 April 2009
... exploring aspects of the Idealist tradition in German philosophy which, also emerging from the challenge of the French Revolution, found positive terms and complex human explanations for behaviour that held back from definite political commitment. It concludes by suggesting the terms quietist and quietism...