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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 January 2016
... is “good to think” through the question of peace. This article divides roughly into two parts, the first concentrating on Xinguan sorcery, and the second on their knowledge politics. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Xingu pacifism sorcery knowledge politics...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 104–121.
Published: 01 April 2019
... their rejection of war, that their logic is “good to think” through the question of peace. This article divides roughly into two parts, the first concentrating on Xinguan sorcery, and the second on their knowledge politics. Xingu pacifism sorcery knowledge politics Copyright © 2016 Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 366–379.
Published: 01 September 2022
... intellectual position is one which is attacked with equal vigor from the political right and the political left, then I am in good shape. . . . The left's favorite word for me is ‘complacent,’ just as the right's is ‘irresponsible.’ ” The editors of Common Knowledge , a venue that Rorty helped to found, have...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 346–347.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Frank Kermode; Jeffrey M. Perl This retitled excerpt from Frank Kermode’s introduction to the symposium “Beyond Post-: A Revaluation of the Revaluation of All Values” ( Common Knowledge 1:3 [Winter 1992]: 10–12) is republished here in a special issue of representative pieces from the journal’s...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 216–223.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of political detention.” In an overview of the writer's life, he describes any act of writing as like scratching one's initials “into the brick of a prison wall” in an effort “to avoid dying completely.” The editors of Common Knowledge , of whose editorial board Konrád was a founding member, chose to reprint...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 48–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Isabelle Stengers The question of universalism and relativism is often taken to be a matter of critical reflexivity. This article attempts to present the question instead as a matter of practical, political, and always-situated concern. The attempt starts from the consideration of modern...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 441–449.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Natalie Zemon Davis; Barry Allen In this introduction to Part 1 of the Common Knowledge symposium, “Fuzzy Studies,” the journal's editor discusses four essays from the 1980s by Richard Rorty, in which Rorty chose to associate himself with various neopragmatists, Continental...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 176–191.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Isabelle Stengers; Jeffrey M. Perl The question of universalism versus relativism is often taken to be a matter of critical reflexivity. This article attempts to present the question instead as a matter of practical, political, and always situated concern. The attempt starts from consideration...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 206–215.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Jeffrey M. Perl Abstract In this piece, the editor of Common Knowledge introduces a long‐term project titled “Antipolitics: Symposium in Memory of György Konrád.” Konrád, who died in 2019, was a founding member of the Common Knowledge editorial board, and the symposium is meant to find present‐day...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 415–429.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Youval Rotman As a contribution to the second installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “In the Humanities Classroom,” this essay describes a four-hour meeting of an undergraduate seminar on historiography at Tel Aviv University. The students and instructor alike are enabled, by analyzing...
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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...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 173–186.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Oliver Dowlen Abstract Introducing part 2 of the Common Knowledge symposium “Antipolitics,” this essay summarizes the “untold story” of the random recruitment of citizens for political office in Western Europe. Although sortition was used extensively in ancient Athens and in late medieval Europe...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 187–192.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Paul Cartledge Abstract As part of the Common Knowledge symposium “Antipolitics” — which concerns the present confrontation and confusion of democracy and populism — this essay begins from the observation that populism is a word of Latin, not Greek, derivation. The Roman populus did not have...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 193–205.
Published: 01 May 2023
.... And yet, despite this negative assessment of the institution, Socrates was willing to participate in a lottery that made him a member of the Council of Five Hundred, the supreme political body of Athens. This essay — a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Antipolitics” — attempts to explain...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 532–551.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Amy M. King A contribution to the sixth installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Apology for Quietism,” this article explores the possibilities for quietist narrative. Since quietism suggests resistance or condescension to telos, suspense, will, and the kinds of spirituality, politics...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 419–489.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Johan M. G. van der Dennen This monograph-length contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Peace by Other Means” reviews and assesses the state of ethnographic and political scholarship concerning how nonstate, tribal societies deal with peacemaking and peacekeeping. A central argument...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 540–548.
Published: 01 August 2014
... - - ­ 5 351. 6.  2012), Access, 483  Open History in Knowledge of ofMeta- Foundations political...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 242–260.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Nabila Abbas; Yves Sintomer Abstract A contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Antipolitics,” this article examines the diverse types of imaginary that support sortition, which is currently at the heart of important debates on the reform of existing democratic institutions. Different...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Ardis Butterfield This article on fuzziness in medieval language use is the second part of a three-part contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies: On the Consequence of Blur.” Each part corresponds broadly to Clifford Geertz's trifold instances of blur as involving “face-to-face...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Humberto Garcia A contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, this article examines the travelogue of Mirza Abu Taleb ibn Muhammed Isfahani (1752–1805), the Muslim Indo-Persian scholar, poet, and Lucknow nobleman who sympathized with the Irish during his travels to England...