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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...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 214–219.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Jeffrey M. Perl Duke University Press 2004 NEO-STOIC ALTERNATIVES, c. 1400–2004 Essays on Folly and Detachment Jeffrey M. Perl, Joseph Leo Koerner, Colin Richmond, Kirk Williams, Roberto Calasso INTRODUCTION...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 426–429.
Published: 01 August 2004
... PREFACE TO AN INTRODUCTION The introduction to this symposium consists of its first two contributions: a cos- mopolitan proposal by Ulrich Beck for negotiating between worldviews, then a warning from Bruno Latour against presuming we know what a conflict of world...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 18–21.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Ahmed An-Na’im, Adam B. Seligman, Tova Hartman, Elizabeth Fox-Genovese AFTERWORD TO AN INTRODUCTION The authentic introduction to this symposium—to both of its installments— comprises the fi rst contributions to part one: Ulrich Beck’s article...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (1): 34–35.
Published: 01 January 2006
..., Patricia Crone INTRODUCTION: FURTHER TRAUMA? With this third installment, “Imperial Trauma” concludes, but may not actu- ally end. This symposium began by questioning the dominant paradigm in post- colonial studies, or at least two of the fi eld’s main...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 370–374.
Published: 01 August 2005
... INTRODUCTION: HISTORIOGRAPHY AND MELODRAMA Linda Colley, in the fi rst installment of this symposium, published an essay meant to preface all the articles that would appear subsequently under the head- ing “Imperial Trauma.”1 For this second installment, however, I would...
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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...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 251–260.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and relics as forms of idolatry ( şirk ), heresy ( bid’at ), or superstition ( hurāfe ). Alevi heteropraxis at such sites of wild piety are often accompanied by Sunni exopraxis. Heteropraxis and exopraxis do not everywhere or completely overlap, argues this introduction to a cluster of articles on exopraxis...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 373–384.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Daniel Boyarin; Anne Marie Wolf; Lilith Acadia Responding to doubts expressed by contributors to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, this introduction to the seventh and final installment seeks to explain the critics’ methodological concerns in a case study of strong affect...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 441–452.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Jeffrey M. Perl In this introduction to Part 1 of “Contextualism—the Next Generation: Symposium on the Future of a Methodology,” the editor of Common Knowledge , a “journal of left-wing Kuhnian opinion,” reports that the new symposium responds to contextualist criticism of the previous CK symposium...
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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...
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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 (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...
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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...