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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 19–43.
Published: 01 January 2015
... and later historical societies involving compromises between subordinate groups and those who would control them. Finally, the article demonstrates that religious cults could be a medium for negotiating a middle ground, and that the story of the slave hero on Chios illustrates this function by making...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 130–150.
Published: 01 January 2004
... and 1940s, when the Stalinist regime dusted off the mythology of tsarist military heroes in search of tools for mobilizing the popu- lace. As Russian audiences learned in wartime movie theaters and playhouses, Peter’s heroic struggle with implacable European foes should rightly be seen as a prefiguration...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 496–499.
Published: 01 August 2021
...; punished spectacularly and yet neatly by the creatures of his making. In Iraq, it's said a platoon leader of Navy Seals and tore him to shreds. Angelos thus reports. Another crime against the order of nature and another dubious tragic hero, Glaucus, He had trained the horses to eat human...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 197–213.
Published: 01 April 2006
... ). Because the cult...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 533.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Reviel Netz Alexander Amir , Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2010 ), 320 pp. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (2): 175–184.
Published: 01 April 2005
... offi scent the in hero anew itlulls It rocks, fate. human about ofsappers song the to cry infant’s an rocks a cradle daily, glitters asalvo where province, this in seeps, pitch which from pillars the Above wrote: he “Lullaby,” poem his In catastrophe. ofimpending...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 427–432.
Published: 01 August 2011
... political or the most antipolitical of all: libertarianism and anarchism.” that “the only omnipresent or recurring political ideology within the avant- be absolutely new. absolutely be old- very a Beckett’s Like . . . romantics. to look on absurd, is hero bound we stealthy going...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 538.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Isabelle Stengers Latour Bruno , On the Modern Cult of the Factish Gods , first chapter trans. Porter Catherine and MacLean Heather ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2010 ), 168 pp. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 354–367.
Published: 01 August 2021
... a passionate cult in Poland, but one that is fraught with ambiguity. In his magisterial “cultural history of mortal remains,” The Work of the Dead , Thomas Laqueur describes in rich detail a tendency of certain cultures, which he calls “necro-sociability,” to attach complex meaning and value to dwelling near...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 10–18.
Published: 01 January 2015
... (Why? them. tamed and who outwitted had inferior asocial worshipping their power, in justify to class the by judged, was of people classes opposed naturally owedother.such each Peacemasters between and what slaves settled hero,slave that the by negotiated of a treaty...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 177–197.
Published: 01 April 2010
... with Leszek Kołakowski Adam Michnik Translated by Jennifer Croft A priest is not necessarily a clergyman. “The priest is the guardian of the abso- lute, the one that keeps the cult of the self-evident and the extreme recognized and enveloped in tradition.”1 The clergyman, then, is a priest...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 534.
Published: 01 August 2011
... LITTLE REVIEWS Amir Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion, but the font of possible stories is limited. Hence stories tend to flatten the many...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 535–536.
Published: 01 August 2011
...: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion, but the font of possible stories is limited. Hence stories tend to flatten the many particular sorrows into a few single types...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 537.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion, but the font of possible stories is limited. Hence stories tend to flatten the many particular sorrows into a few...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 538.
Published: 01 August 2011
... University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Amir Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 539.
Published: 01 August 2011
... REVIEWS Amir Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion, but the font of possible stories is limited. Hence stories tend to flatten the many particular...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 540.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Simone Roberts Scott-Baumann Alison , Ricoeur and the Hermeneutics of Suspicion ( London : Continuum , 2010 ), 216 pp. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Amir Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 541.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion, but the font of possible stories is limited. Hence stories tend to flatten the many particular sorrows into a few single...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 541.
Published: 01 August 2011
...: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion, but the font of possible stories is limited. Hence stories tend to flatten the many particular sorrows into a few single types...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 542.
Published: 01 August 2011
... at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), 320 pp. Everyone is unhappy after his or her own fashion, but the font of possible stories is limited. Hence stories tend to flatten the many particular sorrows into a few single types...