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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 406–419.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., a subsistence agricultural people that also hunts, and their goat-and-cattle herding neighbors, the Turkana and Dodoth peoples. “Half-trust,” as some of the Ik call it, works to prevent the escalation of conflict. While the Ugandan groups have been disarmed by their government, the Kenyan Turkana, armed with AK...
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Published: 01 May 2023
Figure 1. Gardner's original copy of Langer's Philosophy in a New Key , purchased in 1961 (for half a dollar). More
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 13–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith In this contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Comparative Relativisim,” Smith argues that relativism is a chimera, half straw man, half red herring. Over the past century, she shows, objections to the supposed position so named have typically involved either...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 441–449.
Published: 01 August 2011
... describes objects as fuzzy “half-entities”; Clifford Geertz's essay “Blurred Genres” (1980), which advises social scientists that being “taxonomically upstanding” is futile; and Lofti Zadeh's article “The Concept of a Linguistic Variable and Its Application to Approximate Reasoning” (1975), which abandons...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 177–197.
Published: 01 April 2010
... the best known and even the most popular thinker in Poland of the half-century following World War II. Adam Michnik 2010 Translated by Jennifer Croft COLUMNS THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER In Strange Communion...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 468–495.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of the kind of xenophilia that can lead to conversion. The essay argues that Lord Headley's attraction to the Muslim world and his religious conversion in 1913 were typical of a small minority of Britons who chose Islam with the guidance of Indian Muslim missionaries in the first half of the twentieth century...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 45–50.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Albert O. Hirschman; Jeffrey M. Perl In a survey spanning over half a century of his own work, Hirschman, among the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century on political economy, celebrates the ability to undermine one’s own claims and theories. Whereas skepticism toward other people’s...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 525–552.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of his Party of Social Democracy during the first half of the 1990s. The essay critiques the course of events and laments the faltering pace of both economic and political reform resulting from the stagnant Romanian political situation and the persistence of former communist leaders in government...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Belle Randall In memory of Stanley Cavell, a family friend of more than a half-century’s standing writes about his years in Berkeley (1944 to 1964), when he was deciding between music and philosophy as his field and then, eventually, joined the philosophy faculty as a lecturer. This guest column...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 177–197.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and Stengers's arguments for slowing down science and learning to “compose with Gaia.” In conjunction, they generate a pattern of speculative, conceptual, practical, and political motifs for dealing with changing climates. The second half of the essay uses those insights to test a divergent series of proposals...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 123.
Published: 01 January 2015
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 123.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of the and performer, underapprecia forthe ofperformance intensity the of in print includes, however, thedescriptions second thebest one of half, first ofLévi- vein   sardonic or dark mostly journal, arecenttour from ofentries consists book ofthe half Thesecond highlights. are Sisters...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of the and performer, underapprecia forthe ofperformance intensity the of in print includes, however, thedescriptions second thebest one of half, first ofLévi- vein   sardonic or dark mostly journal, arecenttour from ofentries consists book ofthe half Thesecond highlights. are Sisters...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 245–246.
Published: 01 May 2023
... in Siberia when a bear leaped on her. He raked her with his claws, put her head into his mouth, and was about to crush her skull when she stabbed him with her ice axe. He loped off into the woods, carrying part of Martin's lower jaw and, if Martin is right, half of her soul—but leaving half of his soul...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 543–544.
Published: 01 September 2017
... The empire was an elective monarchy that gradually developed a legal sys developedalegal gradually that monarchy elective an was empire The four generally accepted works, drew nearly half a million a million half nearly drew works, accepted...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 146–148.
Published: 01 January 2022
... Quartets , “half-heard,” some “hint half-guessed,” some “gift half-understood,” something half-remembered that cannot be caught in language. Different writers, of course, interpret this awareness of “something more” in different ways—some view it as a gift; others, as a joke. Harries discusses several...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Figure 1. Gardner's original copy of Langer's Philosophy in a New Key , purchased in 1961 (for half a dollar). ...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 523–532.
Published: 01 August 2009
...-general of finance. Law moved quickly to set upthe BanqueGénérale to the first half 1720 of half first...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 179–185.
Published: 01 April 2003
.... There is not now, nor could there have been, a rational mind able to comprehend and account for the devastations of the Second World War. Omissions on the part of residual ratio- nality, a half century of them, are readily visible through the lens...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 470–472.
Published: 01 September 2016
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