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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 166–167.
Published: 01 January 2008
...John Q. Stilwell Paul Raffield, Images and Cultures of Law in Early Modern England: Justice and Political Power, 1558 – 1600 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), 304 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2003) 9 (3): 551–552.
Published: 01 August 2003
... sublimation for the ethical subject: the subject needs protection from a too moralistic super ego, one willing to destroy both subject and other in its reverence of the law. Seeking to head off both the ontological and phenomeno- logical approaches to both subject and world...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 128–133.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Michael P. Steinberg This essay portrays the “law of the good neighbor” as the principle of the Warburg Library's collections — as the argument for their expansion and coherence, as well as the principle governing the scholarly practice inspired by the Warburg Institute and “Warburg school” of...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 369.
Published: 01 April 2012
...John Q. Stilwell Bybee Keith , All Judges Are Political Except When They Are Not: Acceptable Hypocrisies and the Rule of Law ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2010 ), 192 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2007) 13 (1): 148.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Stanley N. Katz Christian Joerges and Navraj Singh Ghaleigh, eds., Darker Legacies of Law in Europe: The Shadow of National Socialism and Fascism over Europe and Its Legal Traditions (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2003), 416 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 229–268.
Published: 01 April 2009
..., is reevaluated with the purpose of limiting the potential of religious law to justify acts of violence. This reevaluation is founded upon an implicit critique of the “liberal” strategies that have sought to control the dangerous potential of religious law. The author proposes an irenic understanding...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 505.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Peter T. Leeson Chartier Gary , Anarchy and Legal Order: Law and Politics for a Stateless Society . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013 ), 416 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 494.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Lorraine Daston Angela N. H. Creager, Elizabeth Lunbeck, and M. Norton Wise, eds., Science without Laws: Model Systems, Cases, Exemplary Narratives (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007), 287 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 172–192.
Published: 01 January 2014
...John Law; Geir Afdal; Kristin Asdal; Wen-yuan Lin; Ingunn Moser; Vicky Singleton In this contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies,” the authors, all of whom work in the field of science, technology, and society, begin from the assumption that, as Bruno Latour has put it, “we...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 269–315.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Aidan O'Neill The question posed in this article is whether Catholics can fully, unreservedly, and conscientiously carry out their duties as citizens and as holders of their various public offices (legislative, judicial and executive) of the State, in accordance with the laws and constitution of...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 518–529.
Published: 01 August 2013
... functioned as a set of rules and rights—and legal entitlements and disabilities are a primary source of meaning for racial categories. The law provides a starting point for understanding how there could be so much consensus regarding such a blur. Legal decision making is itself a process that blurs what is...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 221–230.
Published: 01 April 2011
... arts by drawing out its implications for the interpretation of publicly consequential texts (such as constitutions, legal statutes, and canon law). Arguing that judges and clerics could learn much from studying the work of Philip Gossett and other practitioners of textual criticism in the arts, the...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 493–494.
Published: 01 August 2005
...“mainstream is them.” book The whowronged had those harming “by oflitigants purpose the toserve continuing ofaction” “new forms the same; muchthe remained passions for old urges.” Human channels “fresh offered aggrieved—now the toby resorted readily was law common the England, In...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 269–274.
Published: 01 April 2013
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 199–206.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Colin Richmond This Common Knowledge guest column is a partly comical, partly biographical speculation on how Anthony Woodville, brother-in-law of King Edward IV, passed the time while being held under guard at the “Newe Inn” Norwich, from August 20 to 25, 1469. © 2017 by Duke University Press...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 79–85.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Carlo Ginzburg The author describes his research experience in the 1960s, as an apprentice historian, in the Warburg Library. His work on witchcraft trials in early modern Italy, he argues, was deeply affected by the Library's unique character. Aby Warburg's law of the “good neighbour” (the book we...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 106–116.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., dromenon covers law, social institutions, folklore, and customs, among which Warburg located politics. This essay is in large part a reflection on what Warburg understood by politics and its inherent conflict with libraries. For Warburg, both politics and libraries were ways of managing time; and the basic...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 56–89.
Published: 01 January 2018
... intervals, even I am a yogin. ” But what did he mean in saying so? Thoreau’s understanding of the term yoga derived entirely from ancient Indian texts. In the 1840s, he read avidly and empathetically in key Indic works such as the Laws of Manu and the Bhagavad Gita . Drawing on Ralph Waldo Emerson’s notion...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 387–418.
Published: 01 August 2012
... and antipolitical essayist, but the emphasis of the essay falls on how Havel the man dealt with the disappointments he endured in political office, including the passage of “lustration” laws and the election of Václav Klaus as prime minister. The organizing principle of this essay is the distinction...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 324–330.
Published: 01 August 2009
... by a year-long strike of its coal miners were stirred again by a recent visit to the United States to attend a conference on Catholic Social Teaching where the growing social and legal acceptance of homosexuality and the continued toleration of lawful abortion were both angrily denounced by two...