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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 111.
Published: 01 January 2015
... is written for anyone whowonderedforever anyone who not only written is Two Cultures Latin that underwrote Renaissance humanism in its fullest flowering. But as flowering. as But fullest...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 136–142.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Peter N. Miller © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Symposium: Devalued Currency, Part 1 when humanity was in the humanities Peiresc in the 1630s Peter N. Miller Early modern scholars do not usually provide much...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 18–32.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Mikhail Epstein Duke University Press 2007 C O L U M N S BETWEEN HUMANITY AND HUMAN BEINGS Information Trauma and the Evolution of the Species Mikhail Epstein Some two centuries ago, in 1798, Thomas Malthus published...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 353.
Published: 01 April 2003
..., and most of all the scholars, scientists, and writers in the always emergent field of human emotion. Amélie Rorty, Ronald de Sousa, and Robert C. Solomon of the “emotions do not form a natural class” school; biologists of reason like Anto- nio Damasio...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 72–85.
Published: 01 January 2023
... this question, as Rorty did throughout his career, with the question of the meaning of human life. On the basis of this association—the association of a seriously, consistently pursued metaphilosophy with a defense of humanity against all comers, including theology and science—Rorty moved methodically through...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 146–150.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Manny Karkowsky © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 not for sale POETRY AND FICTION HUMAN STORIES, I Manny Karkowsky When SeedAdam was first formed he lacked for fingerprints. He would leave no mark of identity, nothing...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 296.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Bernard Spolsky K. David Harrison, When Languages Die: The Extinction of the World's Languages and the Erosion of Human Knowledge (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007), 292 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 172–173.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Simone Roberts Catherine A. MacKinnon, Are Women Human? And Other International Dialogues (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006), 417 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Gabriel Piterberg...
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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 (2005) 11 (2): 352.
Published: 01 April 2005
... abalanced extremities at the Leonardo da Vinci, is humanity by with outstretched drawing famous most the arms, legsfrom him spread, know we as forming Man, Vitruvian Augustus. of as body—building human the things: ofall measure the man made Vitruvius it overtofarmers. turned...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 167–168.
Published: 01 January 2003
.... Virtually the whole system, from stations and office buildings to benches and posters, came to reflect his unthreatening idea of modernism: the “fitness for pur- pose” that he hoped would humanize industrial design, and, by extension, the industrialized world...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 546–547.
Published: 01 August 2003
... itisunderstoodasamodeofreligiousworship.Andheconcludes that “the human sacrificeasdevilworshipwithamoresophisticated understandingin principle. He provocatively contrasts theconquistadors’ interpretation ofAztec abstract categories (nation, race,class)rather thanas concrete individualscanalso a tribalistandracistdrive.A climate ofthinkingaboutpeople...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 405–414.
Published: 01 August 2018
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 405.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jeffrey M. Perl Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Wilson Edward O. , The Meaning of Human Existence ( New York : Liveright , 2014 ), 208 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 110.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Paul Seabright Wrangham Richard , The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution ( London : Profile , 2019 ), 400 pp. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 11 0 Richard Wrangham, The Goodness...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 314.
Published: 01 May 2021
... not to be exposed to suffering . . . we all share a fundamental inability.” It is the vulnerability of all creatures that moves Steel to argue for the imbricated nature of all, both now and in the deeper past. Human community emerges among other creatures, in narrative patterns that describe temporary communities...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 498.
Published: 01 August 2008
...David Konstan Azar Gat, War in Human Civilization (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006), 822 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama (New York: Grove, 2006), 383 pp...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 373–378.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Christophe Fricker; Timothy J. Senior This guest column in Common Knowledge is one of three published under the heading “Economy and Humanity.” The authors argue that collaborative research projects carried out by scholars in the arts and humanities in cooperation with commercial enterprises...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Barry Allen Prinz Jesse J. , Beyond Human Nature . ( London : Penguin , 2013 ), 402 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Siniša Malešević Given the paucity of evidence available, scholarship in archaeology and the social sciences is deeply divided over the question, how old is human violence? Some scholars have concluded that humans are intrinsically violent, and others that they are basically nonviolent, but in both...