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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 233–246.
Published: 01 April 2010
... created a specific sphere of existence for the Shī `ites, known as the “abode of prudential concealment,” which incrementally allowed Muslim opposition to engage in underground activity for regime change and for a political transformation of the public order that accorded with Islamic ideals. In light of...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 404–416.
Published: 01 August 2010
... offers a more modest idea of culture, along with specific suggestions on how to study and understand what we call “products of culture,” including fictions and ourselves. Duke University Press 2010 Can I Drive My Car From Its Form to Its Movement? Brett...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2004) 10 (2): 357.
Published: 01 April 2004
... space in which we construct for ourselves our moral values, our understanding of ourselves, and the purposes that make sense of our lives. I would add Aristotle to the list, but for White it is Plato all the way, with a focus on the Phaedrus. We get to Plato by...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2004) 10 (2): 361.
Published: 01 April 2004
..., the space in which we construct for ourselves our moral values, our understanding of ourselves, and the purposes that make sense of our lives. I would add Aristotle to the list, but for White it is Plato all the way, with a focus on the Phaedrus. We get to Plato by...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 572–573.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Philip Gossett Page Christopher , The Christian West and Its Singers: The First Thousand Years ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2010 ), 692 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2002) 8 (3): 482–495.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Caryl Emerson Duke University Press 2002 CK 8.3-06 Emerson 7/14/02 3:12 PM Page 482 LITERARY HUMILITY The Case of Russia under Its Old Regimes Caryl Emerson In his luminous reinaugural plea for...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2003) 9 (3): 434–462.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Richard Shiff Duke University Press 2003 CRITICISM AT ODDS WITH ITS ART Prophecy, Projection, Doubt, Paranoia Richard Shiff It has always been one of the most essential functions of art to engender a demand for...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 432–444.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Pankaj Mishra Duke University Press 2005 Symposium: Imperial Trauma, Part 2 MORE TROUBLE THAN IT IS WORTH Pankaj Mishra On April 13, 1919, in the north Indian city of Amritsar, a senior British army offi cer named Reginald...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 541–549.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Jorge Franco Jorge Franco 2005 not for sale Translated by Thomas Christensen POETRY AND FICTION IN WHICH IT IS TOLD HOW I MET DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA IN MEDELLÍN When the City was Filled with Imagined Giants...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2006) 12 (2): 252–260.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Sissela Bok © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 S y m p o s i u m : U n s o c i a l T h o u g h t , U n c o m m o n L i v e s , Pa r t 1 “NO ONE TO RECEIVE IT”? Simone Weil’s Unforeseen Legacy Sissela Bok On August 16, 1943...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2012
... In this introduction to a Common Knowledge special issue on the Warburg Institute, the authors argue that the Institute remains today — as it has been, in different forms, for almost a century — one of Europe's central institutions for the study of cultural history. At once a rich and uniquely...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 8–25.
Published: 01 January 2018
... essay in which the term was coined: “Art, as Device” (1917). This Common Knowledge guest column attempts to remedy the situation by introducing anglophone readers to some lesser-known, somewhat later writings of Shklovsky in which he returns to the concept of ostranenie and its cognitive and social...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 444–445.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Jonathan Hay Clunas Craig , Chinese Painting and Its Audiences ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2017 ), 320 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 446.
Published: 01 August 2018
...William Kolbrener Bulman William J. , Anglican Enlightenment: Orientalism, Religion, and Politics in England and Its Empire, 1648 – 1715 ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 ), 357 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 538–540.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Southeast Asia ), it lacks any reflection on the history of anarchism beyond the observation that tens of millions of persons wanted to avoid being bossed and taxed by the state. There is in the book, moreover, an absence of reflection on the oppressive nature of society: the state, Scott claims, is always...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 351–379.
Published: 01 April 2013
... own understanding of “self” and his or her acknowledgment of another individual. But it would be their mutual recognition of separateness as the condition of possibility for communication — for sharing worlds — that would ground the ethical relationship between them. Not just interested in matters of...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 386.
Published: 01 April 2013
...John Boardman Taplin Oliver and Wyles Rosie , eds., The Pronomos Vase and Its Context ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2010 ), 299 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Amy Knight Powell, Depositions: Scenes from the Late Medieval...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 554–556.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Bill Brown Bogost Ian , Alien Phenomenology, or What It's Like to Be a Thing ( Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2012 ), 166 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Pierre Bouretz...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 559.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Frank Ankersmit Innerarity Daniel , The Future and Its Enemies: In Defense of Political Hope ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2012 ), 134 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 62–67.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Colin Davis This contribution to a symposium on “lyric philosophy” argues that there is much in Jan Zwicky's work that should make it attractive to literary critics, in particular her insistence that form and content are inextricably bound up with one another. Lyric compositions should not be...