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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 150–171.
Published: 01 January 2014
.... © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Fuzzy Studies ASSEMBLING NEIGHBORS The City as Hardware, Method, and “a Very Messy Kind of Archive” Alberto Corsín Jiménez and Adolfo Estalella . . . The city has been such a difficult...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 352–353.
Published: 01 April 2003
... who led the drive for women’s rights in America in the 1850s. Not a compelling storyteller (despite fascinating stories here to be told), Farrell deploys a comparative method that results in considerable repetition. Nevertheless, the cumulative impact...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., involves the investigation of discrete contexts in order to elucidate their similarities and differences, then relativism, as a tendency, stance, or working method, usually involves the assumption that contexts exhibit, or may exhibit, radically different, incomparable, or incommensurable traits...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 337–362.
Published: 01 April 2014
... are inseparable from questions of theory and method. This essay engages some recent experimental, postcritical responses as formulated by scholars in the fields of anthropology and STS (science, technology, and society). Following decades of reflexive debates and changing institutional and disciplinary...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 January 2012
... method. The project was an attempt by Saxl, as director, to show the relevance of the Warburg Institute's work in England, the new home of the Library since 1933. Kenneth Clark, director of the National Gallery, actively promoted the work of the Institute, including by supporting the naturalization...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith Advocates of literary Darwinism, cognitive cultural studies, neuroaesthetics, digital humanities, and other such hybrid fields now seek explicitly to make the aims and methods of one or another humanities discipline approximate more closely the aims and methods of science...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 235–256.
Published: 01 April 2014
...M. F. Simone Roberts The philosophy suggested by Jan Zwicky's expanded understanding of lyric and use of the fragment-as-method inspired this notebook of misunderstanding. Seeking to read Zwicky in the tradition of the aleatory genre and its basic form, the fragment, Roberts finds that her own...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2012
... that Warburg was the first to raise and to build on the methods that he created. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. THE WARBURG INSTITUTE A Special Issue on the Library and Its...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 72–85.
Published: 01 January 2023
... this question, as Rorty did throughout his career, with the question of the meaning of human life. On the basis of this association—the association of a seriously, consistently pursued metaphilosophy with a defense of humanity against all comers, including theology and science—Rorty moved methodically through...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2013
... (Willem de Kooning, Donald Judd), each of whom was sympathetic to the principle that visual observation and expression should remain independent of verbal explanation. Their common principle required that each develop some method of dealing with the gap between the experience of sensation and the thoughts...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 117–127.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., recommendation, and purchase. Each of these methods is not only discussed but also examined in light of Benjamin's account of the acquisition of his own library. Moreover, Benjamin's view that collections lose their meaning when they cease to be personal is challenged by the example of the Warburg Library, which...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 389–396.
Published: 01 August 2018
...—in keeping with the project’s international, interdisciplinary, and innovative working methods. This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Inside the Humanities Classroom” represents individual perspectives on a dynamic and demanding group project that the participants feel, in retrospect, had much...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 176–191.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of modern experimental sciences. These sciences usually serve as the stronghold for universalist claims and as such are a target of relativism. It is argued here that the specificity of these sciences is not a method but a concern . To be able to claim that they have not unilaterally imposed...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 230–250.
Published: 01 April 2020
... arguments on topics including theory and method, nonhuman agency and politics, and technical mediation. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 actor-network theory anthropology Bruno Latour disciplinary translations literary studies Common Knowledge 26:2 DOI 10.1215/0961754X-8188844 ©...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 441–452.
Published: 01 August 2020
... the origins of contextualism to Kuhn and his theory that paradigms of scientific knowledge are incommensurable, this essay then argues that Kuhnian method is formal, with scant concern for content, and that Kuhn’s work was vatic, more than philosophical or historical. Kuhn’s depiction of his sudden, blinding...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 527–539.
Published: 01 August 2014
... analysis in the social sciences explains away difference in the here-and-now by relocating it to an ideal realm. She explains that the method she has developed is a form of infra critique — a way of “doing difference” that keeps it present, particular, and localized. Her essay concludes that the shift...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 385–392.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., the author discloses the recent emergence of an unexpected cultural practice: a hybrid of anthropology and philosophy that takes metaphysics, as distinct from ontology, as both its object and its method. The distinction between metaphysics and ontology is crucial to this new “intellectual space” because...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 415–430.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., then structuralism falls (as Vincent Descombes remarked) under Wittgenstein's objections to treating rules as causes. What this article shows, however, is that this reading of structuralism is misguided. The necessity and justification of introducing structural methods, first in linguistics and then in anthropology...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 292–311.
Published: 01 April 2012
... be a postmodernist and vice versa, the two being incompatible. It appears that this opposition originated with an identification made between “post-Zionist” historical revisionism (of the kind associated with Ilan Pappe, Benny Morris, Avi Shlaim, Simha Flapan, and Tom Segev) and postmodernist methods, assumptions...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 224–236.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of this knowledge may be regarded as the main cultural goals of mathematics and are the objects of study here. This article concentrates first on the techniques used in pursuing the tasks of preservation, enlargement, and restructuring — techniques such as counting methods and geometric diagrams — and it emphasizes...