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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 224–241.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., superstitions, and delusions, especially if the policies they vote to support are demonstrably contrary to their own genuine interests or to the clear and overpowering interests of their polity. In The Myth of the Rational Voter , the economist Bryan Caplan suggests the term rational irrationality to name...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 206–223.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., “Ignorance, Irrationality, Elections, and Sortition,” 238 – 39 . 2. Fischer, Democracy and Expertise , 110 . 3. Fischer, Democracy and Expertise , 109 . 4. See Brown, “Propaganda, Misinformation, and the Epistemic Value of Democracy,” 14 . 5. Heffernan, “Forget the Pecking...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 123–125.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Knowledge , in whose twenty-fifth anniversary issue this essay appears. T. S. Kuhn Kuhnianism irrationalism scientific method positivism philosophy of science Copyright © 1997 1997 ...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 427–432.
Published: 01 August 2011
... the sphere of action is invaded by certain elements of the Romantic Romantic the ofelements certain by invaded is action sphereof the when rate at any of irrationalism, effect the order, bodies felt our on and respect disastrous the with less and the radicalism of Blake, have little to from...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 160–162.
Published: 01 January 2022
... that wants to rinse philosophy and politics clean of elements that seem to contribute to opacity or to irrationality. Keum advocates “an inclusive stance on what counts as philosophical writing,” so that Plato's myths remain part of the Platonic corpus. Her faith in pluralism might appear admirable—ill...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 217–223.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., —  Everyone knows about the delirium of irrationality, but there is a delirium adelirium is but there of irrationality, delirium about the knows Everyone...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (2): 183–192.
Published: 01 April 2008
... and , - - - - - - tion is that of James and Dewey. It is, Rorty argued, a doctrine of social hope and and hope social of philosophy in notgrounded is hope butthat liberation, doctrine a argued, Rorty is, It Dewey. and James of that is tion ques in pragmatism The of irrationalism. form...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 361–366.
Published: 01 August 2005
...-Frédéric diaries forthe passion ashared had We diaries. whysheis liked That form. suprapersonal as muddled irrationality and oppression social our poverty, sensual-emotional our urges, unconscious our high-order form of living—was art,the experiencing of (not “giving form to”) self...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 January 2016
... that ethnocentrism irrationality, might not actually constitute the strength of indigenous logic. of indigenous strength the constitute notmight actually irrationality, proofof so- as once taken ofway thinking, this whether consider We normal. to might returns life village and death, asingle...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (3): 410–419.
Published: 01 August 2006
... it, philosophical shyness is both deeply pressures.) cal abolitionism toradical resistance his and difficult, and stubborn be to worshipers, potential by even that intent regard can be irrationally resentful. (Hawthorne himself was thought, and resistance that behavior.ofto group motives...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 10–18.
Published: 01 January 2015
.... daemonically he was Achilles, offended he had time at the that, suggesting irrationalism, deeper even an to appealing the thumos satisfies Agamemnon fellowship. and accommodation of acts unstinting and creative unexpectedly leadsto it often literature Greek in unopposed). them...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (3): 283–308.
Published: 01 September 2023
... that would have to be transformed if this form of irrationalism, that represents itself as Pragmatism, were to be accepted. 3 Bruno read in these words the same insuperable hostility that his own work faced. He had been condemned for having brought back to France the lethal danger that Durkheim had...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 154–163.
Published: 01 January 2013
...,   ofCult Beauty” of “The areview Ireadin Rossetti,” and ton sneerto at Leigh Lord (and“It is doneno longerrightly) thing the reappraisal. limitations. and dangers its not without is irrationality that recall to it perhaps well is canon, the from Stevens and Eliot of expulsion his...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 523–532.
Published: 01 August 2009
... comematters wasprevalent out. Gambling at early modern carnivals, control divine of denial profane a is performance, futures-market on including dealers, and gaming tables behaved irrationally. However, gambling in any form, Monte Carlo casino; but the fact of it would not justify saying...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 337–362.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Rottenburg’s analysis incessantly exhibits the paradoxes and irrationalities irrationalities and paradoxes the exhibits incessantly analysis Rottenburg’s...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 72–85.
Published: 01 January 2023
... Nielsen, “Taking Rorty Seriously;” Gascoigne and Bacon, “Taking Rorty Seriously.” 10. His critics have accused him of all kinds of intellectual vices, such as nihilism, irresponsibility, irrationalism, inconsistency, self-contradiction, and even of constructing culs-de-sac . See Johnsen...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 50–77.
Published: 01 January 2003
... The opposition of science to religion—like the correlative binaries of reason and revelation, rationality and irrationality—is central to the way in which the West has organized its intellectual history.1 Such oppositions instantiate the claim...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., but natural the manipulate notto Hopi simply used the that violence and double- as snakes the interprets burg War situation. personal own his to pertinence its in but also insight its in only not Warburg’s however, choiceof uncanny subject, was irrationality. and magic ofprimitive...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 25–40.
Published: 01 January 2023
... to rush to the conclusion that political ecology is finally the right solution, with which all the peoples of the Earth should agree, or else be excluded on the grounds of fanaticism and irrationality.” 45 It is precisely those temptations that Stengers seeks to resist in her criticism...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 86–101.
Published: 01 January 2023
... of historicity that the logical positivists had inherited from Auguste Comte. The result is a collapse of the scientific worldview into a version of “Realism” to which nonscientists and their “folk” beliefs ought to conform, lest they risk the charge of irrationality. 14 In contrast, and to his credit...