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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 August 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 (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 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...
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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...
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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 April 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 (1 January 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 (1 January 2003) 9 (1): 167–168.
Published: 01 January 2003
... as an aesthetic entity. 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...
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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 April 2003) 9 (2): 353.
Published: 01 April 2003
.... Several disciplinary establishments are bound to be shaken by this book, 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...
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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...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 405–414.
Published: 01 August 2018
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 561.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Barry Allen Tattersall Ian , Masters of the Planet: The Search for Our Human Origins ( New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2012 ), 266 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Pierre Bouretz, D’un...
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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 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...