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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 25–40.
Published: 01 January 2023
... of specific scientific practices—claims of authority within science that Rorty would have denied. The problems facing Rorty's understanding of science also imperil his vision of a society admirably seeking to realize what he calls “social hope.” Once again, Stengers's ecology of practices, together with her...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 366–367.
Published: 01 April 2004
...” and of our hopes to achieve a better world by means of politics. In order to counteract these undesirable effects, Habermas considers, first, whether the European Union presents us with a model of transnational checks on the destructive powers of globalization and, second...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 496–497.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Mordechai Bar-On David Shulman, Dark Hope: Working for Peace in Israel and Palestine (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007), 236 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama (New York...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 559.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Frank Ankersmit Innerarity Daniel , The Future and Its Enemies: In Defense of Political Hope ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2012 ), 134 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (2024) 30 (1): 137–139.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Paul Cartledge pac1001@cam.ac.uk Jedediah Purdy , Two Cheers for Politics: Why Democracy Is Flawed, Frightening—and Our Best Hope ( New York : Basic Books , 2022 ), 293 pp. Copyright © 2024 by Duke University Press 2024 Purdy (for Jedediah, see 2 Samuel 12:25...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 77–81.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Hopeful comparisons on the brink of the grave Brit Ross Winthereik In “Comparison as a Matter of Concern,” Isabelle Stengers conjures for us one of the concerns that matter most to her. She argues that tight relations between academia and industry do deathly harm to comparative science...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 257–264.
Published: 01 April 2014
... an account of just such a standard. Yet her argument that “other than pointing and hoping, there are no rules, no algorithms, by which human perception of a gestalt may be facilitated” sells the work of teachers short. An alternative case is made by Plato in his representation of Socrates-as-teacher...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 337–362.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., and the descriptive and the performative, are noteworthy. This essay examines three distinctive and novel responses to the question of what comes after critique, found in the writings of the anthropologist Hirokazu Miyazaki, who has defined what he terms a method of hope; in the experimental anthropology of Richard...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 540–548.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Richard Rottenburg This essay is one of three published in response to Casper Bruun Jensen's article “Experiments in Good Faith and Hopefulness: Toward a Postcritical Social Science” ( Common Knowledge 20, no. 2 [Spring 2014]: 337 – 62), which concerns the “postcritical” work of Richard Rottenburg...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 261–275.
Published: 01 April 2020
... that includes many mausoleums of Muslim saints and other Muslim holy places visited by Christians. The rationale and logic of such exopraxes is wild hope (in the Lévi-Straussian sense of wild ). Pilgrims from one religious community travel to the sacred place of another not so much for communication or contact...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 September 2017
... with women's issues, hoping that the progress made earlier will continue but predicting an uphill battle. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Women's March January 2017 female expertise political activism 2017 women's movements anti-Trump protests...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 1–8.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Knowledge began as an enterprise of “Left Kuhnian” or “Left Wittgensteinian” contextualists, hoping to get beyond the problem known as “incommensurability,” it has become over the past quarter-century a venue in which the commensuration of paradigms and worldviews, even religions and cultures...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 346–347.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Knowledge 1:1 by the philosopher Bernard Williams. (Williams’s article, “Left-Wing Wittgenstein,” is likewise reprinted in the 2019 anniversary issue.) Kermode’s piece concludes by restating the hope of his call for papers that “the matter of literary value” will be treated “in the broad context...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 61–65.
Published: 01 January 2022
... that enables us to understand it. . . . The need, then, is not for the context that intellectual, cultural, and social historians might provide, but for the aid of phenomenologists, because what we are hoping to understand is—in the words of Thomas Nagel's essay ‘What Is It Like to Be a Bat?’—a ‘fundamentally...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 518–526.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Hirokazu Miyazaki This essay is one of three responses to Casper Bruun Jensen's article “Experiments in Good Faith and Hopefulness: Toward a Postcritical Social Science,” published in the Spring 2014 issue of Common Knowledge . Jensen suggested that the postcritical mode of knowledge production...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 527–539.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Helen Verran This essay is one of three published in response to Casper Bruun Jensen's article “Experiments in Good Faith and Hopefulness: Toward a Postcritical Social Science” ( Common Knowledge 20, no. 2 [Spring 2014]: 337 – 62), which concerns the “postcritical” work of Helen Verran, Richard...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 151–154.
Published: 01 January 2011
... vehicles of a hopeful environmental consciousness and activism. The interesting point of arrows in this context is that their protention can and must take into account both forward- and also backward-looking time, in order to fulfill their promise of finding their mark. The matter of their intended...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... to relativize what different peoples—say, Western academics and Amerindian shamans—compare things “for.” Jensen concludes that what is compared and relativized in this symposium are the methods of comparison and relativization themselves. He ventures that the contributors all hope that treating these terms...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 197–203.
Published: 01 April 2014
... empirical or pluralist, are considered, but the author directs his hope, instead, toward the as-yet-unachieved possibility of an experimental historiography that in equal measure is charitable, imaginative, and irenic. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 EXPERIMENTAL...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 204–213.
Published: 01 April 2014
... various feelings that we experience, there is a discrete group that, thanks to their involvement with universals, may be regarded as philosophical. Wonder, grief, compassion, tenderness, hope, despair, and delight are philosophical if they are experienced on behalf of humankind and addressed to the world...