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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 367.
Published: 01 April 2004
... with our practical ability to articulate and pursue our collective aims. —James Johnson Peter Paret, An Artist against the Third Reich: Ernst Barlach, 1933–1938 356 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003), 246 pp. The ways of giving historical understanding...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 32–49.
Published: 01 January 2012
... is presently writing, Warburg Circles, 1929 – 1964 , has been shaped by these archival holdings. She offers a brief history of the consolidated archive now located on the fourth floor of the Warburg Institute, a story that throws light on recent scholarly trends; and she gives examples of the sorts...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 10–15.
Published: 01 January 2008
... professional life, she always conducted herself with respect and high-mindedness. Never did Bauerlein witness her give in to gossip and vitriol. She was an example of the best of higher education, and academia is a diminished place without her. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 COLUMNS...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 134–148.
Published: 01 January 2012
... in the context of the Warburg Institute, is connected not only to Aby Warburg's ideas on Nachleben der Antike and Mnemosyne , but also to the organization and holdings of the Warburg Institute Library. Working in the Warburg Library gives architectural historians the intellectual space to think about...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 218–233.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Benoît Fliche; John Angell In his introduction to the third installment of the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia (vol. 24, no. 1), the journal’s editor, Jeffrey M. Perl, writes about exopraxis and xenophilia, giving as an example of their convergence a Muslim student’s practice of confessing...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 76–91.
Published: 01 April 2019
... epistemology, contemporary history and sociology of science, and recent work in cognitive theory. In connection with the logically circular question-begging or self-affirmation commonly involved in (alleged) demonstrations of the relativist’s (supposed) self-refutation, Smith gives particular attention...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 337–353.
Published: 01 August 2021
..., and it attempts to outline how democratic groups may live well with unresolved disagreement yet not give on up developing truth-sensitive decision-making processes. It argues against the widespread idea that shared values are the social glue of democratic communities. By developing arguments of Manfred Frank...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 83–103.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the temporal nature of the treaties, the need for a pretext for making peace, gestural language and public ceremonies, gift giving, meal sharing, and oath taking that demonstrate familiarity with one's opponent's beliefs. Also considered is the interplay between state and nonstate entities in peacemaking...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 518–526.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of ethnographic work as response can have various and divergent consequences, some of which are explored here with reference to the author's own ethnographic research on indigenous Fijian gift-giving and Japanese financial trading. While his immediate interest here is to expose differences in the kinds...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 411–422.
Published: 01 April 2011
... of those brought before him as heretics when he was chancellor. A record so free of violent commitment as Tunstall's was extraordinary in his time, as in ours, and this article gives it due recognition. Duke University Press 2011...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 433–450.
Published: 01 August 2012
... is extended outward. The article shows how it is the fuzziness of relational forms that gives to ancestral interventions their expansive qualities. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Symposium: Fuzzy Studies, Part 3 INTERIOR SWELLING On the Expansive...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 231–246.
Published: 01 April 2011
... gives Rossini's own variations for the opera, but also (in an appendix prepared by Will Crutchfield) indicates the nature of ornamentation and variations employed by singers before 1850. Many of the variations still heard today in the opera house reflect practices from the end of the nineteenth...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 269–282.
Published: 01 April 2011
... hard to ensure fidelity of pitch, but—this article shows—in giving the performer leeway to choose among various modes of performance, he ensured a role for individual expression in musical textures otherwise evocative of notions of science and logic. Duke University Press 2011...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 446–473.
Published: 01 August 2013
... gives us a fresh way of approaching primary questions about poetry and the literary. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Symposium: Fuzzy Studies, Part 6 FUZZINESS AND PERCEPTIONS OF LANGUAGE IN THE MIDDLE AGES Part 3: Translating Fuzziness: Countertexts...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 55–61.
Published: 01 January 2014
... on 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 (2009) 15 (3): 365–372.
Published: 01 August 2009
... we already knew about signposts. Insofar as the point of Wittgenstein's procedure is to give philosophy peace, the label “quietism” fits. I take issue with readings of Wittgenstein's quietism that represent him as uncovering a need for positive philosophical work, but using quietism as a pretext...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 91–100.
Published: 01 January 2017
... students requested the use of “trigger warnings” before the utterance of words like rape . The instructor and her teaching assistant Katharine Wallerstein individually give their views of this disconcerting experience and comment on the difficulties of teaching critical thinking in the current political...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 January 2023
... should be direct and personal, a source of discomfort for those who offered comfort. The rich might also, as ever, engage in ostentatious acts of giving, the exchange of worldly goods to redeem them from their sins, including the pride associated with ostentatious giving. Transactional gift-giving could...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 451–455.
Published: 01 August 2007
... to us, he gives us us he gives us, to himself He entrusts Cross. offolly the the as far evenas goes love that passionate his us, for hefeels tenderness the Heus shows us. to heart also knowledge. andtrust, with Hetrust revealsgives us full his face and his Father; hethe from...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 449.
Published: 01 September 2022
... they change over time: modern saints differ from ancient ones, at least in context. Weinberger gives ample material for reflection about saints—at one point, a catalog of ten Hyacinths and a Hyacintha. In approaching the angels, he gives questions with multiple answers; in dealing with saints, he gives...