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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 496.
Published: 01 August 2005
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 366–367.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Caroline Walker Bynum Elliott Dyan , The Bride of Christ Goes to Hell: Metaphor and Embodiment in the Lives of Pious Women, 200 – 1500 . ( Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2012 ), 466 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 137.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Vernon Shetley Donoghue Denis , Metaphor . ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2014 ), 232 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 enn Shetley  —Vernon brain. and of mind sciences ofthe insights the by untouched remains ofthat thought program...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Joseph Leo Koerner josephkoerner@mac.com Hans Blumenberg , History, Metaphors, Fables: A Hans Blumenberg Reader , ed., trans., and with an introduction by Hannes Bajohr , Florian Fuchs , and Joe Paul Kroll ( Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 2020...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 155–162.
Published: 01 January 2011
... an independent existence, untroubled by the people who constantly keep occurring to it? It is of course absurd to ascribe agency to what amount to mere figures of speech, metaphors, or enigmatic perceptual cues, “but if a metaphor could not think, as an agency in and of itself, then neither could we.” (Memories...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 14–27.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jan Zwicky These sixty-one numbered paragraphs offer an overview of the idea and practice of lyric philosophy. They draw heavily on the author's texts Lyric Philosophy (1992, 2011), Wisdom & Metaphor (2003), and “Bringhurst's Presocratics: Lyric and Ecology” (1995). The present essay outlines...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 220–228.
Published: 01 April 2012
... boundaries a healthy alternative to rigidly maintaining them. But what precisely does the metaphor of “blurring” imply? By unpacking the varieties of visual experiences that are normally grouped under this rubric, this essay seeks to provide some precision to our understanding of the implications...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Orthodox, early Hasidic, Shi'ite, Jain and other Indic, Taoist, and Zen religious traditions. This introduction emphasizes the secular approaches, mostly antipolitical or postphilosophical, that wear the adjective “quietist” metaphorically, including the postmodern currents that Martha Nussbaum has named...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 71–76.
Published: 01 January 2011
... sees as defining the “collective games” of science. Brown invokes the behavioral approach to experimental psychology of the early to mid-twentieth century to contextualize Stengers's treatment of continuous comparison conducted by scientists around “matters of concern.” Her use of the metaphor...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 223–234.
Published: 01 April 2014
... this unusual position that Zwicky is said to challenge the dogmas of the analytic tradition. Notable among those treated in this article are the belief that attributing literal meaning to anything but linguistic items is futile, belief in the possibility of distinguishing literal from metaphorical meaning...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 265–272.
Published: 01 April 2014
... that the practice of philosophy is “better understood as an exercise of attention disciplined by discernment of the live, metaphorical relation between things and the resonant structure of the world” is an important one, and the challenges that it poses to our conceptions of what philosophy is and how to write...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 55–61.
Published: 01 January 2014
... is conducted are frequently affective and couched in deeply metaphorical terms. Thus, this essay concludes, the mode of making sense that is supposed to distinguish lyric philosophy from its discursive counterpart is one that is central to the discursive model of philosophy as well. © 2013 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 62–67.
Published: 01 January 2014
... not be assessed by reason and logic alone, she holds, and they should not be understood solely in terms of their propositional content. She acknowledges that full understanding employs the imagination and takes account of metaphor. However, some critics may be less willing to accept Zwicky's suggestion...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 284–300.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and widespread fear of the coercive power of modern society. The price of the victory over evil, in these tales, is disenchantment. Tolkien is the first author to imagine disenchantment on a near-global scale, using literal disenchantment as a metaphor for a kind he could expect his readers to know firsthand...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 25–40.
Published: 01 January 2023
.... “ Locating Narratives: Science, Metaphor, Communities, and Epistemic Styles .” In Grenzüberschreitungen in der Wissenschaft: Crossing Boundaries in Science , edited by Weingart Peter 119 – 51 . Baden-Baden, Germany : Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft , 1995 . Bono James J. “ Making Science...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 105.
Published: 01 January 2023
... As Cavell's draft preface makes clear, the title of this first posthumous volume of previously uncollected essays alludes to a metaphor by which he had attempted to express his conception of the nature of philosophy. “Here” and “there” are the near and far shores between which the “river of philosophy” has...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 365–366.
Published: 01 April 2014
... careful is Elliott them, orbetray reverse as facts notmay much so mirror images that Understanding it describes. or process tus or sta institution the itself is image that assume often too ofsions metaphor all where discus studies, ofmuch recentcultural work in pattern...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 286–310.
Published: 01 April 2003
... hand, Condillac laments the highly figurative language of Buffon, he on the other hand uses any number of metaphorical comparisons in his own writings and, furthermore, pro- poses analogy as the principle of correct reasoning. The issue I raise is less...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 235–256.
Published: 01 April 2014
... for lyric imagination, even onto- logical imagination. Lyric imagination works in particularity, image, metaphor, and is at its strongest in paradox that playfully puts thinking closer to the real. Through metaphor and paradox, one can begin to understand the ecology in which a thing (a thing-­thing...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 214–222.
Published: 01 April 2014
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