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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 (2018) 24 (3): 405–414.
Published: 01 August 2018
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Common Knowledge (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...
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Common Knowledge (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...
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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 (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 (2007) 13 (1): 18–32.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Mikhail Epstein 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 Essay...
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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 (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
...Anne E. Lester Karl Steel , How Not to Make a Human: Pets, Feral Children, Worms, Sky Burial, Oysters . ( Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2019 ), 260 pp. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 I tasted my first oyster in college at a Manhattan dinner...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 405.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jeffrey M. Perl Wilson Edward O. , The Meaning of Human Existence ( New York : Liveright , 2014 ), 208 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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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 (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 (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 (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 (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...