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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 56–80.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im Duke University Press 2005 S y m p osium: Talking Peace with God s, Part 2 THE INTERDEPENDENCE OF RELIGION, SECULARISM, AND HUMAN RIGHTS Prospects for Islamic Societies Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2013
... of Fang's career is on his development as a thinker on questions of politics and human rights. Though Fang never returned to China and, while living in the United States, kept his distance from dissident movements, he continued to develop intellectually in ways that made him, in later life, China's Václav...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 357–363.
Published: 01 April 2019
... that represent an idolatry of absolute rights that push aside Christian spiritual and moral concerns. Now that liberalism has become the pervasive model for society, the church finds it may more easily express its critique, with the aim of making society more conducive to allowing people to become fully human...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 141–171.
Published: 01 January 2015
... human depicted yan Bun John Puritan the ofwhich terms in “ways,”wrong, and right two between thechoice the of notion relatedto closely is of duty” the “path of figure The butone  of life ways the all...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 269–274.
Published: 01 April 2013
... that was inclusive, rather than exclusive, and that understood all boundaries and identities as fluid or blurry, rather than as fixed and immutable. Or one might say that Husain strove to project what Ashis Nandy has called “Indian-style secularism,” celebrating creation, humanity, and beauty in the multiple...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 257–264.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of liberal arts pedagogy, does put a salutary emphasis on some aspects of thoughtfulness, for instance, use of evidence and argumentation, but Zwicky is right that this approach fails to articulate a standard for synthetic, imaginative discernment that meaningfully grasps the world. Zwicky usefully provides...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 91–100.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and cultural climate. They conclude that the language of personal rights and the demand for self-protection tend to come at the expense of teaching and learning alike. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Greek rhetoric rape “trigger warnings” humanities teaching...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (3): 317–323.
Published: 01 September 2023
.... Bezalel Smotrich, finance minister in the present Netanyahau government, has said that human rights organizations constitute an “existential threat” to the Jewish state. 14 As Moses and Aaron—one wants to inquire—were a threat to the state of Pharaoh? The idea of “unalienable Rights” may have arisen...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 430–449.
Published: 01 August 2004
.... It is not possible to proclaim global human rights, on the one hand, and to have a Muslim, African, Jewish, Christian, or Asian charter of human rights, on the other hand. To respect the otherness and the history of others, one must consider them as members of the same humanity, not of another, second-class...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 337–353.
Published: 01 August 2021
... Press , 1964 . de Bary W. T. Asian Values and Human Rights: A Confucian Communitarian Perspective . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 1998 . Delanty Gerard . Community . London : Routledge , 2010 . Dewey John . The Public and Its Problems: An Essay...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 173–174.
Published: 01 January 2005
... 2005 Notes on Contrib utors Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law and director of the Religion and Human Rights Project at Emory University Law School. His books include To ward...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 81–88.
Published: 01 January 2005
... the movement in December 1984. An-Na’im went into self-exile in April 1985, and has since labored for what he terms an “Islamic Reformation.”1 His main concern is thus naturally for results, for what can be done to bring Islam into harmony with global standards of human rights. The methodd that An-Na’im...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 269–315.
Published: 01 April 2009
... species presup the without man that position incomprehensible are These rights. human namely remained, has law rational a ultimately itwas that period) modern the rational not is such as wethink that nature nowadays has capsized: nature of view this over reason and nature...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 316–318.
Published: 01 April 2009
..., and a recipient of the Mellon Foundation’s Distinguished Achievement Award. His many books include Commanding Right and Forbid- ding Wrong in Islamic Thought; Early Muslim Dogma; Population Pressure in Rural Anatolia, 1450–1600; A Brief History of the Human Race...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): iv.
Published: 01 January 2005
... of Religion, Translated by Tim Wilkinson Secularism, and Human Rights: 8 Prospects for Islamic Societies Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im 56 SYMPOSIUM...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 22–32.
Published: 01 January 2005
... by Devorah R. Karp The widespread agreement, across world religions and states and cultures, that human beings have rights as human beings—rights that no religion, state, or culture may violate—is a sign that we may be ready to reconsider the possibility...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 270–304.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Huaorani Taromenani Amazonian warfare territorial conflicts conflict resolution voluntary isolation human rights Symposium: Peace by Other Means, Part 3 HUAORANI PEACE Cultural Continuity and Negotiated Alterity in the Ecuadorian Amazon...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 8–24.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Foundational Possible? Dialogue Global in Modern,” the and Traditional of the vergence Con Justice: and Rights, Peace, for Quest Human “The Jossey- Francisco: (San Marcus C. Eric Practice and Theory Resolution: Conflict of Handbook The in Resolution,” Conflict for Lessons P...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 361–364.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... Recipi- ent of the Nicholson Medal of the American Physical Society, the Freedom Award of the International Rescue Committee, and the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award, he is the author of more than 230 scientific papers and author, coauthor, or editor of twenty books, including Bringing...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (2): 357–359.
Published: 01 April 2005
... Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award, and the the and Award, Rights Human F.Kennedy Robert...