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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 224–241.
Published: 01 May 2022
... representatives. Part 1 focuses on factors that make elections ill suited for democracy. These include a variety of human traits studied intently by contemporary psychologists. Part 1 assesses many studies of this type. Discussed as well are the ignorance and inattention of voters, which can be rationally...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 104.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Michael P. Kramer Roy Olivier , Holy Ignorance: When Religion and Culture Part Ways , trans. Schwartz Ros . ( London : Hurst , 2010 ), 259 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 LITTLE REVIEWS Olivier Roy, Holy Ignorance: When Religion...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 184–189.
Published: 01 April 2015
... need to confront, what we celebrate as a “knowledge society” is also a society of ignorance. This essay, published as a guest column, concludes that, in the coming years, the principal controversies we will face will involve questions about what we know, about what we do not know, and about...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 206–223.
Published: 01 May 2023
... the rational ignorance that plagues elections. Concerns about the competence of ordinary people who are randomly selected are addressed. The issues of corruption and policy accountability are examined to show that elections cannot provide the genuine accountability ensured by random selection. Some specific...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 275–282.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of prewar Orientalism, especially the potent German variety that was notoriously neglected by Edward Said in his 1979 study decrying Orientalism as the handmaiden of European imperialism. But many prominent German Orientalists were also ignored in Robert Irwin's recent book-length critique of Said's...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 January 2022
... , bk. 1, lxii; Kant, Kritik der reinen Vernunft . Cf. Priest, Beyond the Limits of Thought . 66. Collins, Sociology of Philosophies , 93 ; Lloyd, Ambitions of Curiosity . 67. Hartog, Le miroir d'Hérodote . contextualism ignorance common sense belief system...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 143–162.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to make knowledge and things scalable, and this article shows that ignoring nonscalable effects is a bad idea. People stumbled on scalable projects through the same historical contingencies that such projects set out to deny. They cobbled together ways to make things and data self-contained and static...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 373–384.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., the Talmudic Rabbis cannot imagine, or that they ignore, corporeal pleasure; it is rather that the erotic experience of Torah is the same pleasure but, at least for them, even stronger. This piece concludes, therefore, that a term like xenophilia , which incorporates the word love ( philia...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 May 2022
... dimension of humanistic inquiry. Together, Permanent Crisis and Battle of the Classics describe an antinomy that can be neither resolved nor ignored: the methodological norms of the modern university tend to subvert the humanities’ investment in meaning and value, but without that investment, humanistic...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 66–142.
Published: 01 January 2022
.... The article concludes that contextualist scholars of medieval art have found what they expected to find and ignored contrary indications. Eliot never says so in this essay, published in 1919, but the readjustment about which he writes occurs not automatically or by magic but by critical and scholarly labor...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 505–524.
Published: 01 August 2012
... and things scalable, and this article shows that ignoring nonscalable effects is a bad idea. People stumbled on scalable projects through the same historical contingencies that such projects set out to deny. They cobbled together ways to make things and data self-contained and static, and thus amenable...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 211–216.
Published: 01 April 2013
... academic administrators take toward professors more interested in their disciplines than in their employer? What is the fate of the underfunded humanities? What can be done about the stunning increase in tuition prices? Transfixed by Terman's definition of eminence, Cole ignores these difficult realities...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 265–272.
Published: 01 April 2014
... it are not ones that should be ignored. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Colloquium: Lyric Philosophy, More Responsa UNDER WHICH LYRE Angela Hobbs They do not comprehend how, in differing, it agrees with itself —  a backward-­turning connection, like...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 273–279.
Published: 01 April 2002
...-grade Quine is adamant that we can ignore the second- grade system when our interests are theoretical. For, he tells us, “the quest of a simplest, clearest, overall pattern of canonical notation [notation, that is, for the first-grade system implicit in Quine’s talk...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 296–297.
Published: 01 May 2022
... pretend innocence regarding the problems raised by Wilkerson; none among us is innocent of the woes of the societies where we live or visit. Nor can I plead scholarly neutrality as an excuse for honoring the brilliant complexity and depth of Hindu classical traditions while blithely ignoring human...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 January 2011
... the ofmodel the lowing was then ignored by Berlin and Kay despite...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 316.
Published: 01 May 2016
... at the are easily ignored by modern readers. Indeed, many editions for years foryears editions many Indeed, readers. modern by ignored easily are check of even such entries as are included, such as that for Orpheus, forOrpheus...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 104–105.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Michael Fagenblat Maciejko Pawel , The Mixed Multitude: Jacob Frank and the Frankist Movement, 1755–1916 . ( Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2011 ), 376 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 LITTLE REVIEWS Olivier Roy, Holy Ignorance: When...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (3): 403–404.
Published: 01 September 2023
... an antidote for academic name-dropping. It was foremost, he added, an investigation into various modes of nonreading. Apart from pure ignorance (when one does not even know that it exists), one can be familiar with a book just by learning bibliographical details and information about its genre and tradition...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 402–406.
Published: 01 April 2002
... was intended at the time of its composition, due to errors arising from ignorance or carelessness. Authenticity, in other words, does not guarantee accuracy. Even historians of publishing—in the now flourishing field of “book his- tory”—are inclined to believe...