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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 405–414.
Published: 01 August 2018
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Common Knowledge (1 January 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 of an...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 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 (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith Advocates of literary Darwinism, cognitive cultural studies, neuroaesthetics, digital humanities, and other such hybrid fields now seek explicitly to make the aims and methods of one or another humanities discipline approximate more closely the aims and methods of science...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Mikhail Epstein This essay's central concern is the need for a new, practical dimension in the humanities, emphasizing their constructive rather than purely scholarly aspects. An analysis is offered of various types of inventions in the fields of linguistics, philosophy, art, and literature, such...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 543.
Published: 01 August 2011
...William M. Chace Nussbaum Martha C. , Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2010 ), 158 pp. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Amir Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 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 An...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 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. Halfway...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 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 (1 April 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 and...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 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 to be...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2010) 16 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2010
... activities during World War II and argues that even that “just war” left an indelible stain on the moral fabric of the discipline. Duke University Press 2010 COLUMNS INTELLECTUALS AND “HUMANITY AS A WHOLE” Richard A. Shweder It has been a while since Stanley Katz (who now chairs the...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 577.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Jack Miles Burt Robert A. , In the Whirlwind: God and Humanity in Conflict ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2012 ), 382 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Pierre Bouretz, D’un ton guerrier en philosophie: Habermas, Derrida & Co (Paris...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 111.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Kathy Eden Witt Ronald G. , The Two Latin Cultures and the Foundation of Renaissance Humanism in Medieval Italy . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2012 ), 616 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 to be an operation on words operation an be to or oughtis translation...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 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 COMMON KNOWLEDGE 124...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 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...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Francis X. Clooney, SJ Wilson Edward O. , The Meaning of Human Existence . ( New York : Liveright , 2014 ), 208 pp. Hart David Bentley , The Experience of God: Being, Consciousness, Bliss . ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2013 ), 365 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 19–56.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Adir H. Petel Mikhail Epstein's essay “Inventive Thinking in the Humanities,” also published in the January 2017 issue of Common Knowledge , argues that the humanities are in crisis because humanist academics have “turned away from human beings and focused on texts.” Expanding on this point while...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 542.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Émilie Hache Oliver Kelly , Animal Lessons: How They Teach Us to Be Human ( New York : Columbia University Press , 2009 ), 376 pp. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Amir Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 382–383.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Matthew Mutter Bellah Robert N. , Religion in Human Evolution ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2011 ), 784 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Amy Knight Powell, Depositions: Scenes from the Late Medieval Church and the...