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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 496–515.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Aileen Kelly Duke University Press 2002 CK 8.3-07 Kelly 7/14/02 3:13 PM Page 496 HISTORICAL DIFFIDENCE A New Look at an Old Russian Debate Aileen Kelly We cannot remain in our present...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 352–353.
Published: 01 April 2003
... Historical Studies, vol. 134 (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999), 528 pp. Gregory chronicles martyrdom during the Reformation era in terms of the beliefs and intentions of the martyrs themselves, as well as those of their persecutors...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 544–545.
Published: 01 August 2003
... and the Sublime (1764), Dreams of a Spirit Seer (1766), and oth- ers in the Popularphilosophie tradition—were much closer in spirit and argument, Zammito says, to those that Herder, Kant’s “greatest student and latter-day rival,” was developing in his historical hermeneutics. Zammito traces the relationship...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 389–396.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Seminar” component of the “Making and Knowing Project,” under the direction of Professor Pamela Smith, each was responsible for reconstructing, annotating, and contextualizing historical recipes from a sixteenth-century French manuscript. Working both in and beyond their chemistry lab, the authors reflect...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 171–172.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Averil Cameron Jeffreys Michael Lauxtermann Marc D. , eds., The Letters of Psellos: Cultural Networks and Historical Realities ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2017 ), 480 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Li tt le R ev ie w s 17 1some empirical findings...
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Published: 01 May 2023
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 493–517.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., and survivors as they were formulated during the last years of World War II and after the establishment of the State of Israel. Behind these images stood historical, concrete human beings who were classified according to concepts supplied by Zionist and historical Jewish culture, in which activism vs. quietism...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 327–330.
Published: 01 May 2016
... historicity and does so in the context of China's transition from being an empire, inhabiting a cosmos that is the product of its own self-reflection, to being one among a number of nation-states, inhabiting a number of histories of their own, all of which are now simultaneously present. But the Euro-American...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 539.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Santiago Zabala Piercey Robert , The Uses of the Past from Heidegger to Rorty: Doing Philosophy Historically ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2009 ), 221 pp. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 366–374.
Published: 01 August 2018
... the professional and pedagogical challenges involved in organizing the class and the strategies employed to encourage critical reflection and historical thinking among the students. In addition, the author explores his own insecurities as a teacher and explains the means that, over many years of teaching...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 126–142.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Bruno Latour; Lydia Davis; Jeffrey M. Perl Latour in this essay criticizes and abandons the approach to science studies—in which the object of study is presumed to be inert and passively circulating amid networks of practices, institutions, authorities, and historical events — that he took...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 506–517.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Johan Elverskog This article, part of a Common Knowledge symposium on “the consequence of blur,” concerns the place of religion in the historical literature on Asia. It finds a minimalist approach to religion in the case of Buddhism and a maximalist approach in the case of Islam: historians of Asia...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 January 2013
... presidents of the American Historical Association such as Andrew Dickson White, Carl Becker, Charles Beard, and William McNeill admitted that writing history is a desperate attempt at pattern recognition in a fuzzy discipline. Pattern recognition is a tool, valuable as a stage in historical thinking...
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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): 143–162.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to make knowledge and things scalable, and this article shows that ignoring nonscalable effects is a bad idea. People stumbled on scalable projects through the same historical contingencies that such projects set out to deny. They cobbled together ways to make things and data self-contained and static...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 193–207.
Published: 01 April 2012
... that what makes the Czech capital a fitting object of the surrealist imagination (and a rich source of surreal art and literature in its own right) is less the “historic charms” that so seduced Breton in 1935 than the “geographical, historical, and economic considerations” of the city's modernity that he...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 505–524.
Published: 01 August 2012
... and things scalable, and this article shows that ignoring nonscalable effects is a bad idea. People stumbled on scalable projects through the same historical contingencies that such projects set out to deny. They cobbled together ways to make things and data self-contained and static, and thus amenable...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... to Peter Galison's history of physics, and on to the anthropological, philosophical, and historical examples offered in symposium contributions by Barbara Herrnstein Smith, Eduardo Viveiros de Castro, Marilyn Strathern, and Isabelle Stengers. Comparative relativism is understood by some to imply...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 335–347.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Roger Moseley This article details the motives, processes, and historical context behind an improvised performance of a commedia dell'arte -style pantomime originally devised by Mozart and his friends during the Viennese Carnival season of 1783. The performers' efforts to reconstruct and interpret...
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Common Knowledge (2024) 30 (1): 18–22.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Richard Kieckhefer Abstract Caroline Walker Bynum's work illustrates how a historian engages in conversation about matters of interest to historical subjects, matters of interest within the academy, and matters of concern to the general public. The key methodological paradox is how she respects...