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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 513–515.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Jack Miles deSilva David A. , The Jewish Teachers of Jesus, James, and Jude: What Earliest Christianity Learned from the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2012 ), 343 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 426–427.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jack Miles; Jeffrey M. Perl deSilva David A. , The Jewish Teachers of Jesus, James, and Jude: What Earliest Christianity Learned from the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2012 ), 343 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 154–155.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Stanley N. Katz William M. Chace, 100 Semesters: My Adventures as Student, Professor, and University President, and What I Learned Along the Way (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006), 368 pp. Duke University Press 2010 Little Reviews Mark S. Schantz, Awaiting...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 283–291.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Steven E. Jones This article continues from where the author's 2008 book The Meaning of Video Games concluded and concerns what he learned from playing the simulation game Spore by Sims -creator Will Wright, especially the extent to which a social-network model had become during the development...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 498–499.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Francis X. Clooney, SJ Barnes Michael SJ , Interreligious Learning: Dialogue, Spirituality, and the Christian Imagination . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2012 ), 292 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 340.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Noson S. Yanofsky Valiant Leslie , Probably Approximately Correct: Nature's Algorithms for Learning and Prospering in a Complex World . ( New York : Basic Books , 2013 ), 208 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 412–418.
Published: 01 August 2014
... societies have dealt with matters of war and peace. He in particular examines and finds wanting the approach that Jared Diamond takes in The World until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? (2012). Whereas Diamond's theme is that modern states can learn much about many things from...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 64–70.
Published: 01 January 2011
... from her African and Aboriginal colleagues, Verran disagrees with Stengers that the only option for science is to make the terms of its defeat explicit. This comment suggests that the sciences might learn from other knowledge traditions in finding the places and the means to develop divergent practices...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 275–282.
Published: 01 April 2013
... “the Islamic-Israelite world.” The essay concludes that, nevertheless, we may learn from and even be inspired by their ideas, however illusory these proved to be in practice. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Symposium: Fuzzy Studies, Part 5 THE ISLAMIC...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 440–467.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to characterize African affiliation with Jews with respect to three themes or phases. The first involves the figural associations, learned in Christian missionary contexts, that have influenced the adaptation of Judaism within African tribal religions. The second concerns the study and legitimization of extant...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 256–279.
Published: 01 April 2018
... as a brilliant reformer who had learned his monotheism from Talmudic scholars and subsequently adapted it to his Arab audience. Geiger’s Muhammad was in essence a Jewish reformer: not strictly a Jew, to be sure, but nonetheless a better Jew than Geiger’s Orthodox Jewish critics. Other Jewish scholars...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 177–183.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Gerald Graff Taking a series of period courses arranged in chronological order seems the natural and obvious way for students to learn history. But an odd thing happens when these courses are not connected to one another, as they rarely are in the college curriculum. Since students experience each...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 178–180.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida “Publish or perish” is an admonition that academics learn early in their careers. In this essay—a guest column—the author, a young academic, argues instead that publishing is a means of dignifying the discontinuity of the self. One both publishes and perishes...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 389–396.
Published: 01 August 2018
... on the unique challenges and unexpected rewards of learning by doing, stepping outside of academic comfort zones, and finding success in failure. The compiling of these collective encounters depended on cooperation and coordination, as the authors worked across continents—via email, phone, text, and video chat...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 397–404.
Published: 01 August 2018
... that such courses involve both gains and losses. Learning to lecture in front of a blank screen in an airless studio is not easy but has its own rewards if a professional media staff amasses and edits images and sounds. Teaching assistants also have to develop new techniques for involving students in discussion...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 197–203.
Published: 01 April 2014
.... The essay concludes with remarks about the state of history teaching in places, notably the Middle East, where historiography is presumed to be a simple study of who did what to whom — an approach to learning that instills in students an aspiration to “even the score.” Alternative approaches, whether...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 365–372.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of following a signpost, conceived as an expression of a rule for getting to a destination. Wittgenstein uncovers a threat that we will find it mysterious how one could learn from a signpost which way to go, and he dissolves the threat, not by putting forward philosophical theses, but by reminding us of things...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 221–230.
Published: 01 April 2011
... in the 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...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 75–82.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., was assigned Johann Gottfried Herder's difficult 1771 “Treatise on the Origin of Language” for discussion. “Herder's Sheep” details how the active participation of students was ensured, what techniques of communication were used to ensure it, and what the students learned during the discussion...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 91–100.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and cultural climate. They conclude that the language of personal rights and the demand for self-protection tend to come at the expense of teaching and learning alike. Symposium: In the Humanities Classroom THE WRONG WORDS IN THE WRONG TIMES Ramona Naddaff...