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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 320.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Adir H. Petel Lynch Deidre Shauna , Loving Literature: A Cultural History ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2015 ), 352 pp. Cumming Laura , The Vanishing Man: In Pursuit of Velázquez ( London : Vintage , 2016 ), 304 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 198–213.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Wayne Andersen Duke University Press 2004 HOW NOT TO TAKE SIDES Leon Battista Alberti—Renaissance Man? Wayne Andersen My subject here is assertion or assertiveness—or rather, which assertions might be worth disputing and how...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 356–366.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Diego Marani © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 not for sale POETRY AND FICTION THE MAN WHO MISSED TRAINS Diego Marani Translated by Judith Landry At the time I was working as a server in the Ferrara station bar. I served...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 518.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Belle Randall Benjamin Cavell, Rumble, Young Man, Rumble (New York: Vintage, 2003), 191 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II, What’s Wrong with Democracy? From Athenian Practice to American...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 578–579.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Jeffrey Berman Iyer Pico , The Man within My Head ( New York : Vintage , 2013 ), 238 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Pierre Bouretz, D’un ton guerrier en philosophie: Habermas...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 161.
Published: 01 January 2003
... differences between the two. And it is itself an enormously creative and attractive book, elegantly produced and illus- trated in the best MIT Press tradition. Manovich’s prologue takes Dziga Vertov’s 1929 masterpiece Man with a Movie Camera...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 415–430.
Published: 01 September 2016
... understood Althusser Louis and Foucault, Michel Derrida, Jacques Deleuze, Gilles as such Authors so. be to claims strongest 1983 the make Reidel, [Dordecht: Man of Sciences the and Thought mal...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 January 2016
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 385–392.
Published: 01 September 2016
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 217–223.
Published: 01 April 2013
... and certainty. A line of descent is drawn from the speaker of Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy to Dostoevsky's underground man, and the latter is shown to differ from the former mainly in that the underground man sympathizes consciously with Descartes's bête noire , the “evil deceiver” (Descartes's...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 404–411.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of the master in favor of the average (rather than of the exceptional) man. This insight drives Nietzsche's view of the “last man,” or slavishly moral human being, and of what he called the Übermensch , which, it is inadequately recognized, was is a concept drawn from Lucian (second century) and used...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 332–338.
Published: 01 April 2019
... is taken from an article by Isaiah Berlin in CK (7:3 [Winter 1998]: 186–214 and likewise reprinted in the anniversary issue). Perl’s essay argues against the Aristotelian (and, generally, commonsense) presumption that “man is a social animal” and explains that the CK symposium on unsocial thought was meant...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 76–91.
Published: 01 April 2019
... with an analysis of its classic illustration in Plato’s Theaetetus as leveled by Socrates against Protagoras’s “Man is the measure . . ,” the essay considers various aspects of the charge, including its paradigmatic theatrical staging, its frequent pedagogic restaging, its logical and rhetorical structure, its...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 171–175.
Published: 01 May 2021
... is said to have purchased the man's harp when his worldly goods were posthumously sold. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 Jan van Eyck Ghent Altarpiece of the Mystic Lamb Foots Cray England philanthropy watercress In memory of Andrew Martindale It was not a good time...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 280–290.
Published: 01 April 2018
... in this man who loves the religion of the other (Hinduism) in proportion to his disillusionment with his own religion (Anglicanism), leading not to a (for him impossible) conversion to Hinduism, but rather to a different form of Christianity (Roman Catholicism). Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press...
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Common Knowledge (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 made...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 399–410.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., Surrealists, crisis theologians, and Existentialists. Frank tells the story of how his friendship in the 1950s with Ralph Ellison, author of Invisible Man , led to Frank's teaching himself Russian in order to read Notes from Underground and write an article on the novella that changed the face of Dostoevsky...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 518–523.
Published: 01 September 2016
... by limiting itself to Anglophone works, when the most relevant work is perhaps in French, and by limiting its reach to fiction, when the most relevant genres of art are perhaps poetry, painting, and music. The review concludes by regretting Quigley's making T. S. Eliot her study's straw man and by observing...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 13–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith In this contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Comparative Relativisim,” Smith argues that relativism is a chimera, half straw man, half red herring. Over the past century, she shows, objections to the supposed position so named have typically involved either...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 348–364.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of courage by which, though they are open-ended, a man may count as acting bravely. It need not follow that he has adopted the best tactics. Yet he must have responded fittingly to danger. But how is that to be identified? “Ought”-judgments are to be understood contextually, with an implicit relativity...