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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 198–222.
Published: 01 April 2010
..., and pragmatic considerations are likely to ensure its continued consolidation, but its most committed champions have also presented it as the realization of an idea, as a longstanding project finally fulfilled. What is the idea that a federal European state can claim to embody or represent or be animated...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 411–412.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Quentin Skinner; Jeffrey M. Perl Clark Stuart , Thinking with Demons: The Idea of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe ( Oxford : Clarendon Press , 1997 ), 827 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 496–497.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Sissela Bok Mazower Mark , Governing the World: The History of an Idea, 1815 to the Present . ( New York : Penguin , 2012 ), 475 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 306–307.
Published: 01 May 2016
...John Boardman Konstan David , Beauty: The Fortunes of an Ancient Greek Idea . ( New York : Oxford University Press , 2014 ), 262 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 LITTLE REVIEWS LITTLE REVIEWS David Konstan, Beauty: The Fortunes...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 387–388.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Charles Sullivan Armenteros Carolina , The French Idea of History: Joseph de Maistre and His Heirs, 1794 – 1854 ( Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 2011 ), 361 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Amy Knight Powell, Depositions...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 568–570.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Derek Sayer Wolff Larry , The Idea of Galicia: History and Fantasy in Habsburg Political Culture ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2010 ), 504 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (2): 321–323.
Published: 01 April 2008
...G. Thomas Tanselle PMLA 121.1 (January 2006): Special Issue on The History of the Book and the Idea of Literature, ed. Seth Lerer and Leah Price. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Peter Malkin, ed., Basil Bunting on Poetry (Baltimore, MD...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 209.
Published: 01 January 2002
... philosophers, with their snuffy ideas about their own rigor and their indifference to anything unfamiliar. Derrida emerges as a same-sayer, saying the same as Quine, who says the same as Davidson, who says the same as Wittgenstein. The same old same old. Analytic philosophers...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 163.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., a professor of visual arts at the University of California, San Diego, also has a fascinating Web site that will introduce readers to further illuminating ideas. —Marjorie Perloff Michael T. Saler, The Avant-Garde in Interwar...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 404–416.
Published: 01 August 2010
... argues that all such trans theories are fundamentally flawed and distort the very idea of culture. His essay analyzes the concept of transobjects and transcultures, looking both at the assumptions supporting such objects and ideas and at their explanatory uses. This discussion leads to one...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 230–250.
Published: 01 April 2020
... by which ideas travel—that he has provided such powerful tools for analyzing. He has become a “mutable mobile”—eminently transportable but always changing as he goes—that in different contexts exists as a variety of conceptual characters or figurations. As the Latour network continues to see significant...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Gary Saul Morson In a memorial essay on the philosopher Stephen Toulmin (1922–2009), the author discusses ideas that he and Toulmin drew, over the years, from their reading and coteaching of Tolstoy. He speculates that Toulmin's interest in Tolstoy may have been encouraged by Wittgenstein...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 204–213.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Mikhail Epstein The article suggests that, contrary to widespread opinions and standard encyclopedic definitions, philosophy is a domain not only of thoughts and ideas but also of feelings. Philosophy as (etymologically) love for wisdom includes emotions in both of its components. Among the many...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 7–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Mitchell Cohen This article explores the problem of the political responsibilities of intellectuals and philosophers through an appraisal of Michael Walzer's work on the idea of “connected criticism.” The author elaborates the main elements of this theory, shows how it approaches various thinkers...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 25–40.
Published: 01 January 2023
...James J. Bono Abstract As a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Whatever Happened to Richard Rorty?,” this essay elucidates how Isabelle Stengers's signature idea of an “ecology of practices” offers a way to establish claims to expertise and—within limits that are, in effect, the limits...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Colin Richmond This essay takes the Morte Darthur of Sir Thomas Malory as a test case for the applicability of Thomas Kuhn's notion of “paradigm shifts” to the history of culture. While Kuhn apparently found inspiration in the disciplines of cultural and art history for his idea that scientific...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 111–130.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Brook Ziporyn The article, a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies: On the Consequence of Blur,” analyzes the metaphysical assumptions behind the valorization of “clear and distinct ideas,” apodictic knowledge, and definitiveness, and it suggests alternatives derived from...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 128–145.
Published: 01 January 2011
... and illustrates that idea by means of four quotations, taken from authors as different as Richard Rorty and David Schneider, Marcel Mauss and Henri Michaux. The quotations can be said to “exemplify” anthropology in terms that are interestingly (and diversely) restrictive: some of them amount to extrinsic...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 217–223.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Mikhail Epstein; Jeffrey M. Perl This essay, coauthored by the editor and a member of the editorial board of Common Knowledge , introduces the fifth installment of the journal's symposium “Fuzzy Studies,” which is about the “consequence of blur.” Beginning with a review of Enlightenment ideas about...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 433–440.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., as well as the Latin Church Fathers. Elected first to the École pratique des hautes études and then to the Collège de France, Hadot developed his most influential idea, that ancient philosophy was not the construction of an abstract system of ideas, but a concrete, lived practice intended to transform...