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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 325–326.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Charles Foster de Waal Frans , Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? ( London : Granta , 2016 ), 336 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 574.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Jill Kraye Blair Ann , Too Much to Know: Managing Scholarly Information before the Modern Age ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2010 ), 397 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 542.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Stephen Mulhall Cavell Stanley , Little Did I Know: Excerpts From Memory ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2010 ), 584 pp. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Amir Alexander, Duel...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 171–175.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... Knowing about Martin Guerre brings understanding of the peasant world, which is also important for the trajectory of Luther’s Reformation. Knowing about Martin Luther brings knowledge of major religious change essential to understanding Martin Guerre’s village world and what happened in it. Themes...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 315–316.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Charles Foster Balcombe Jonathan , What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins ( New York : Scientific American/Farrar, Straus, and Giroux , 2016 ), 288 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 111–130.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Daoist sources, where a different model of knowing prevails. That model undermines the idea of purposive willing in the service of goals known in advance, and undermines as well the bases for any human or divine activity designed to achieve definite ends. If purpose is not privileged either...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 450–532.
Published: 01 August 2011
... 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Symposium: Fuzzy Studies, Part 1 THE CLOUD OF KNOWING Blurring the Difference with China Barry Allen Small and inconspicuous things like clouds of dust speak volumes to a careful...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 553–554.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Ian Hacking Mialet Hélène , Hawking Incorporated: Stephen Hawking and the Anthropology of the Knowing Subject ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2012 ), 266 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 4–8.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Natalie Zemon Davis Responding to a quip by a fellow historian, who feared that Martin Guerre might become better known than Martin Luther, this guest column, by the author of The Return of Martin Guerre , affirms that they are part of the same universe of historical inquiry. Knowing about Martin...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 111–116.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., and the emphasis placed on how splitting open part of patient's body is never a matter of a point of view. But to know exactly what is going on in the operating theater, we might wish to ask how this act speaks to the act of intellectual bifurcation, splitting open what up to then had been a seamless argument...
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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 (2018) 24 (3): 389–396.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Seminar” component of the “Making and Knowing Project,” under the direction of Professor Pamela Smith, each was responsible for reconstructing, annotating, and contextualizing historical recipes from a sixteenth-century French manuscript. Working both in and beyond their chemistry lab, the authors reflect...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 204–219.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of unrestrained and incoherent sexual indulgence.” These women, however, “know what love is,” namely “the touchstone of a true or a false spirituality,” and each of them finds a means of “telling God.” Sappho Marguerite Porete Simone Weil decreation women’s spirituality Copyright © 2002 Duke...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 January 2020
... is a collage of diverse original sources—Randall’s poetry and memories, Cavell’s memoir Little Did I Know , and relevant passages in Wittgenstein and Augustine—that involve the interplay of events in Cavell’s personal life with the dissertation that in time became his first book, Must We Mean What We Say...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 441–452.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and phenomenology, as a means of knowing what it was like to believe in Aristotelian, as opposed to modern, concepts of matter, quality, space, void, position, change, and motion. The essay then introduces the first contribution to the new symposium: a monograph retrieving geometrical and taxonomic—Euclidean...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 164–170.
Published: 01 January 2013
... identifying it as a biography (of the sort practiced by Irving Stone, Somerset Maugham, and Dimitri Merejkovski), since Calasso, like most other writers on Tiepolo, stresses how little we know about his personality, which was elusive, and about his private life, which was undramatic. What chiefly interests...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 303–324.
Published: 01 April 2017
... the globalization of yoga as we know it today. This article concludes by suggesting that microhistorical work on the activities of translators may aid in understanding the part that local knowledge can play in our global future. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 xenophilia xenophobia yoga translation...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 August 2010
... concerned “sage knowledge,” defined as foresight into the development of situations. The sagacious knower sees the disposition of things in an early, incipient form and knows how to intervene with nearly effortless and undetectable (quiet) effectiveness. Whatever the circumstance, the sage handles...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 216–223.
Published: 01 May 2022
...György Konrád; Jim Tucker Abstract Originally published in Common Knowledge 11, no. 2 (Fall 2005), this essay is reprinted in 2022 as the prelude to the first installment of a project titled “Antipolitics” and dedicated to the author's memory. “To really know” what a writer “is like,” Konrád writes...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 181–189.
Published: 01 May 2016
... examines in detail and criticizes one such argument, made by Patrick Leigh Fermor, in the context of his discussing an incident during World War II, when he and a captured German general found a form of agreement, a ground for peace between them, in their both knowing Horace's ode I.9 by heart in Latin...