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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 57–58.
Published: 01 January 2017
... settings, in the hope of helping to turn the international anglophone conversation about humanistic education away from utilitarian, presentist, all-inclusive claims and toward a demonstration of what the humanities do in practice. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 humanities education defenses...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 211–216.
Published: 01 April 2013
... between two eminent academic leaders of the last century, Jacques Barzun of Columbia and Frederick Terman of Stanford. Employing data generated by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Institute for Higher Education and Times Higher Education , Cole shows that universities are today ranked in order...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 August 2009
... turning then it to that theorize, seeks process understanding one for perhaps mostcrucial, the point isacrucial, method.and This itsorigin istivity” not the antithesis of or even an impediment to “objectivity” but, instead, humanity. over law ofcosmic power absolute the Education...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of the author.” A research and educational program, uniting major fields of the humanities, is proposed: PILLAR (the acronym of philosophy, information, language, literature, art, religion ) would be a transdisciplinary strategy complementary to STEM, integrating scholarship and inventorship. © 2017 by Duke...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 404–411.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Babette Babich This essay claims that, despite the explicit opposition to Darwin in his writings, Nietzsche is regarded as a Darwinist both by the educated public and, increasingly, by Anglo analytic philosophers. In part, the problem is that, while scholars correctly observe the influence...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Although dangerous. rights these consider on,”so “Buthe continued, weand Chinese,” heargued. marry, to right the educated, be and think to right the as such birth, people from have that privileges fundamental are rights “Human rights. human to a commitment cultures.” all from...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 390–398.
Published: 01 September 2015
...John Paul Rollert This essay, one of three guest columns in Common Knowledge on “Economy and Humanity,” discusses Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography in the context of modern business education. In particular, it examines Franklin's “thirteen virtues” for personal success and the reaction to them...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., “Second Thoughts about Humanism,” 618 . 23. Coetzee, Elizabeth Costello , 126–27 . 24. Coetzee, Elizabeth Costello , 131 . 25. West, Novels and Other Writings , 74–75 . 26. Callard, “Liberal Education and the Possibility of Valuational Progress,” 19–20 . References...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 42–60.
Published: 01 January 2004
... institution. Its purpose is the education of humans by humans for the sake of humanness. “Inspiration is not for sale,” Pushkin wrote in 1824, “though it is possible to sell a manuscript.” Put another way: education is, in Bakhtin’s words, “the event-potential of dialogic cognition.”37 Though...
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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 (2023) 29 (2): 280–282.
Published: 01 May 2023
... at Constituency Level.” Mikhail Epstein , the Samuel Candler Dodds Professor of Cultural Theory and Russian Literature at Emory University and founder of the Center for Humanities Innovation at Durham University in England, is the author of more than thirty books and seven hundred articles, published...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 427–438.
Published: 01 August 2002
... of Excellence. For me, as for Readings, the problem is one of reconceiving the university “once the story of liberal education has lost its organizing center—has lost, that is, the idea of culture as the object . . . of the human sciences.”5...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 71–76.
Published: 01 January 2011
... lack. Stengers's ecological view of practices may then ultimately lead to a reappraisal of branches of the human sciences, such as experimental psychology, which she tends, on occasion, to dismiss. Duke University Press 2011 Symposium: Comparative Relativism...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 434.
Published: 01 August 2020
... humanity to change without the wrenching regression to fascism. He thought that education was the point at which to build resistance to American fascism and had a program for educators to implement. When shall we realize, he asked, that in every school- building in the land a struggle is being waged...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 277–283.
Published: 01 May 2016
... suggests an alternative form of storytelling that fosters peace and humane values. No matter how original and authentic our own life stories may seem to us, we rarely are able to break away from a master narrative that sets the frame in which our personal stories are shaped and interpreted. Our economic...
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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 (2013) 19 (2): 224–236.
Published: 01 April 2013
... If commercial activities, games (such as the so- (suchthe as games activities, commercial of kinds tool for all important an abacus, Greek For on the education. example, field: new human evolutionarily playedarolean have and in of entertainment...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 354–355.
Published: 01 April 2020
... self with the eschatological belief that the dissolved parts of the human body will in time be miraculously reunited. Rather, the transient and unsustainable . . . expe- riences of attentiveness belong to and arise out of this life. Donne was con- cerned with human agency as well as divine...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 January 2014
... 2013 Notes on Contributors Geir Afdal is professor of religious education at the Norwegian School of Theology in Oslo. His books in English translation include The Maze of Tolerance. Amanda Anderson, Mellon Professor...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 434–435.
Published: 01 August 2020
... regression to fascism. He thought that education was the point at which to build resistance to American fascism and had a program for educators to implement. When shall we realize, he asked, that in every school- building in the land a struggle is being waged against all that hems in and distorts human...