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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Paul J. Griffiths; G. R. Evans; Clark Davis This essay, which is the editor's introduction to part 1 of a multipart symposium on quietism, also constitutes his call for symposium papers. The symposium is meant be comprehensive. It is described as political and broadly cultural as...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 214–218.
Published: 01 April 2006
..., Susan Gubar, Isabel Colegate INTRODUCTION: UNSETTLING OTHERS Aristotle’s doctrinal statements are sometimes followed by remarks implying that those who disagree with him are unintelligent. But his doctrine that humans are naturally social (“man is...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (3): 379–387.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Jeffrey M. Perl Duke University Press 2006 UNSOCIAL THOUGHT, UNCOMMON LIVES Part 2 Jeffrey M. Perl, Christopher Lane, Clark Davis, Wayne Andersen, Shira Wolosky, Pascal Quignard INTRODUCTION: “A DIRIMENT ANCHORISM” “Those who refuse membership in society have always been...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 223–232.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Colin Richmond; Abdulaziz Sachedina; Branka Arsić; Anonymous Envoi In the place of an introduction to part 5 of the Common Knowledge symposium on forms of quietism, the journal's editor and one of its longtime columnists discuss, in dialogue format, the case of Thomas More. Could...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Symposium on Paradigm Shifts Part 1 Terry Eagleton, Colin Richmond, Lionel Gossman, William Weber, Glenn Holland, Peter N. Miller INTRODUCTION: THE VIEW FROM JUDGMENT DAY Rather as some scientists regard an event as the actualization of one of an infinity of possible narratives, the...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 28–39.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Robin Wagner-Pacifici This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies: On the Consequence of Blur” is the introduction to its fourth installment. The piece elaborates a new approach, termed “political semiosis,” to tracking event emergence, event formation, and event deformation...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 396–403.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Noa Halevy; Edith Bruder; Jamie Gilham In his introduction to part 2 of the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, the journal's editor tours the reader through two private apartments (T. S. Eliot's in London and the anthropologist Jeannette Mirsky's in Princeton) and through...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 26–34.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Jeffrey M. Perl In his introduction to the third installment of the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, the journal’s editor responds to a review, by the historian Peter Brown, of a Metropolitan Museum exhibit on Jerusalem in the high Middle Ages. Brown’s argument is that Muslims, Christians...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 218–233.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Benoît Fliche; John Angell In his introduction to the third installment of the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia (vol. 24, no. 1), the journal’s editor, Jeffrey M. Perl, writes about exopraxis and xenophilia, giving as an example of their convergence a Muslim student’s practice of confessing...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 234–238.
Published: 01 April 2018
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 225–231.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Humberto Garcia; Noa Halevy; Peter Valdina In this introduction to the first installment of the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, the editor explains the rationale of the new project, citing increases in aggressive xenophobia internationally. He comments on the intergroup...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 449–451.
Published: 01 August 2002
... M. Perl, Gianni Vattimo, Santiago Zabala, Rei Terada, Caryl Emerson, Aileen Kelly, Adam Michnik, Péter Nádas INTRODUCTION: SUBJUNCTIVE PROPHECY “Perhaps be damned,” Ezra Pound wrote in the margin of The Waste Land type- script, at...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 20–23.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., Elizabeth Key Fowden, Jeffrey M. Perl, Alick Isaacs, Peter Burke, Marcel Detienne, Anne Carson INTRODUCTION A decade ago, the first two numbers of Common Knowledge included several “calls for papers” as a way of suggesting some of the questions that the...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 549–550.
Published: 01 August 2002
...- mangasse. —Marjorie Perloff Robert Brandom, Articulating Reasons: An Introduction to Inferentialism (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000), 230 pp. Kant almost succeeded in making rationalism a pejorative term, his success lim...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 37–41.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., Roxanne L. Euben, William Weber, Rom Harré, Nikki Slocum, Manfred Frank, Christopher Jones, David Nirenberg INTRODUCTION: IMPLICATIONS OF AMBIVALENCE Atheism in France is no special interest of mine, but Atheism in France is, and has...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 199–203.
Published: 01 April 2003
... Solzhenitsyn, Israel J. Yuval, Colin Davis, Dale Kent, Georges Didi-Huberman, Downing Thomas INTRODUCTION: A BRIGHTER PAST A benign, supreme intelligence that transcends yet comprehends the universe in detail and speaks a language that we all...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 394–398.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Jeffrey M. Perl Duke University Press 2003 PEACE AND MIND Seriatim Symposium on Dispute, Conflict, and Enmity Part 6: Relaxing Ideas Jeffrey M. Perl, Gianni Vattimo, Shira Wolosky, Jed Perl, Richard Shiff, Nancy J. Chodorow, Wai Chee Dimock, Andrew Charlesworth INTRODUCTION...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 353–355.
Published: 01 August 2018
... and to delineate the process by which one teacher put together an online course. Several essays articulate the doubts that professors sometimes feel about their task—doubts that may lead to moving connections with students, who also feel doubt. The introduction suggests that descriptions of specific...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 33–38.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., Erica Johnson Debeljak, Jeffrey C. Isaac DIALOGICAL INTRODUCTION I ought to speak of mutual understanding, that fine and idle pipe dream, but, to my greatest regret, I can speak only of the lack, an appearance of understand- ing, the painful reality of gray and hopeless everyday experience...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 38–41.
Published: 01 January 2004
... INTRODUCTION I ought to speak of mutual understanding, that fine and idle pipe dream, but, to my greatest regret, I can speak only of the lack, an appearance of understand- ing, the painful reality of gray and hopeless everyday experience. To be frank, I see little chance that we shall understand one...