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Common Knowledge (1 April 2004) 10 (2): 365.
Published: 01 April 2004
... paint with meaning for himself (a self of which we know little in the form of reminiscences, but of which White gleans a lot from the canvases)—and with meaning for so many of us even now. —Ian Hacking Common Knowledge 10:2 Copyright 2004 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 296.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Bernard Spolsky K. David Harrison, When Languages Die: The Extinction of the World's Languages and the Erosion of Human Knowledge (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007), 292 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2006) 12 (3): 525–526.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Clifford Geertz Barry Allen, Knowledge and Civilization , with a foreword by Richard Rorty (Boulder, CO: Westview, 2004), 342 pp. Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Robert Mills, Suspended Animation: Pain, Pleasure, and Punishment in...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2003) 9 (3): 550.
Published: 01 August 2003
... with its most rev- olutionary insights.” More, it is “the mother tongue of our modernity.” Copjec Common Knowledge 9:3 Copyright 2003 by Duke University Press...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2007) 13 (2-3): 429–450.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Mary Baine Campbell; Lorraine Daston; Arnold I. Davidson; John Forrester; Simon Goldhill Duke University Press 2007 S y m p o s i u m : A “ D i c t a t o r s h i p o f R e l a t i v i s m ” ? ENLIGHTENMENT NOW Concluding Reflections on Knowledge...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 137–138.
Published: 01 January 2014
...G. W. Bowersock Whitmarsh Tim , ed., Local Knowledge and Microidentities in the Imperial Greek World . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2010 ), 228 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas J. Heffernan, The Passion of Perpetua and...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 January 2016
... probably less the result of an applied pacifist ideology—that is, rejection of war as the socius 's generative matrix—than the effect of a specific conception of knowledge. It is through the Xinguans' refusal of the idea of singular truth, rather than through their rejection of war, that their logic is...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 141–171.
Published: 01 January 2015
... knowledge” is possible only to the extent to which it can be stated in words corresponding to universal human concepts — a set of which has been identified through empirical cross-linguistic investigations — rather than in words whose meanings have been shaped by a particular history and culture. Finally...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 502–503.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Sari Nusseibeh Al-Musawi Muhsin J. , The Medieval Islamic Republic of Letters: Arabic Knowledge and Construction . ( Notre Dame, IN : University of Notre Dame Press , 2015 ), 449 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 104.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Barry Allen Jemielniak Dariusz , Common Knowledge? An Ethnography of Wikipedia . ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2014 ), 293 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 LITTLE REVIEWS Dariusz Jemielniak, Common Knowledge? An Ethnography of Wikipedia...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2003) 9 (3): 551.
Published: 01 August 2003
... not yet caught up with its most rev- olutionary insights.” More, it is “the mother tongue of our modernity.” Copjec Common Knowledge 9:3 Copyright 2003 by Duke University Press...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 450–532.
Published: 01 August 2011
... object for knowledge; nothing can be an object of knowledge until the blur is resolved and clarity attained. Chinese tradition offers suggestive examples of the thought that blur, so far from being incompatible with knowledge, might be its condition of possibility and the explanation of its value. This...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 111–130.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Brook Ziporyn The article, a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies: On the Consequence of Blur,” analyzes the metaphysical assumptions behind the valorization of “clear and distinct ideas,” apodictic knowledge, and definitiveness, and it suggests alternatives derived from...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 224–236.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Jochen Brüning This contribution, by a mathematician, to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies” examines some mechanisms that seem essential for the “ratchet effect” that, in Michael Tomasello's use of the term, refers to the ability of human cultures to preserve their achievements even...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 184–189.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Daniel Innerarity In a so-called knowledge society, whenever we have to choose, decide, anticipate, or entrust a task, the range of options available tends to be so large that we cannot be satisfied that no relevant possibilities have been overlooked. Both individuals and societies as a whole are...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 237–256.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Carolyn Richardson This article, a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies,” criticizes a prominent form of philosophical account of rational activity. Rational activity includes actions as varied as kicking a soccer ball and speaking a language. The philosophical accounts...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 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 (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 303–324.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Peter Valdina The basic argument of this contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia is that colonial attitudes toward South Asian religion and Hindus' attitudes toward Western intellectual discourse reveal an ambiguous mix of xenophilia and xenophobia. This articles focuses on...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 505–524.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing Because computers zoom across magnifications, it is easy to conclude that both knowledge and things exist by nature in precision-nested scales. The technical term is “scalable,” the ability to expand without distorting the framework. But it takes hard work to make knowledge...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Barry Allen; Bernard Faure; Jacob Raz; Glenn Alexander Magee; N. Verbin; Dalia Ofer; Elaine Pryce; Amy M. King Introducing the sixth and final installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Apology for Quietism,” Allen looks at the symposium retrospectively and concludes that it has mainly...