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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 131.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Marilyn Strathern Fox Robin , The Tribal Imagination: Civilization and the Savage Mind ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2011 ), 417 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Robin Fox...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 180–187.
Published: 01 January 2012
... museum” (à la, perhaps, the Soane Museum in London) along these lines. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 RECONCEIVING THE WARBURG LIBRARY AS A WORKING MUSEUM OF THE MIND Barbara Maria Stafford In a recent article published...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 172–173.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Matthew Mutter Lilla Mark , The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction ( New York : New York Review of Books , 2016 ), 168 pp. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 497–498.
Published: 01 August 2005
... of us who try to write interesting books. Lindsay Waters says all the university presses are feeling that kind of pain. Le Coeur en danger has an eight-page preface by Pierre Nora, long a fi gure in French publishing-for-the-mind. The systems of publishing...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 11–12.
Published: 01 April 2019
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 12–38.
Published: 01 January 2020
... Lear have reached similar conclusions, using comparable means, at roughly the same time, in a context as much literary as psychoanalytic. Freud himself described the mind in literary (which is to say, dramatic) terms, but whereas he understood the human psychic drama as Oedipal and thus tragic...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Jed Perl O’Donnell C. Oliver , Meyer Schapiro’s Critical Debates: Art through a Modern American Mind ( University Park : Penn State University Press , 2019 ), 272 pp. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Li tt le R ev ie w s 11 9adventures of fighting at Troy. In her...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Caroline Walker Bynum cwbynum@ias.edu Inbar Graiver , Asceticism of the Mind: Forms of Attention and Self-Transformation in Late Antique Monasticism ( Toronto : Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies , 2018 , paperback, 2021), 237 pp. Copyright © 2023 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 379–380.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Charles Sullivan Israel Jonathan , A Revolution of the Mind: Radical Enlightenment and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Democracy ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2010 ), 276 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 204–213.
Published: 01 April 2014
... to lyricism, we may even speak of the generic , inescapable lyricism of philosophy per se. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Colloquium: Lyric Philosophy, More Responsa LYRICAL PHILOSOPHY, OR HOW TO SING WITH MIND Mikhail Epstein A sensitive...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 357.
Published: 01 April 2004
... Little Reviews Human Rights Watch and Geneva Initiative on Psychiatry, Dangerous Minds: Political Psychiatry in China Today and its Origins in the Mao Era (New York: Human Rights Watch; Hilversum, the Netherlands: Geneva Initiative on Psychiatry, 2002), 298 pp. The Chinese Communist Party...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 166–167.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Marjorie Perloff C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 1 6 6 Edward M. Burns, ed., Questioning Minds: The Letters of Guy Davenport and Hugh Kenner, 2 vols. (Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, 2018), 2,016 pp. This monumental edition of the correspondence between two of the great liter- ary critics...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 363.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Miguel Tamen Kramnick Jonathan , Paper Minds: Literature and the Ecology of Consciousness ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2018 ), 198 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Li tt le R ev ie w s 3 6 3Jonathan Kramnick, Paper Minds: Literature and the Ecology...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 287–290.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Jack Miles john.jack.miles@gmail.com Mustafa Akyol , Reopening Muslim Minds: A Return to Reason, Freedom, and Tolerance ( New York : St. Martin's Essentials , 2021 ), 308 pp. Omri Boehm , Haifa Republic: A Democratic Future for Israel ( New York : New York Review...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 321–334.
Published: 01 April 2011
... difficult, if not impossible, to think of notation in relation to composition; notation has become almost solely associated with reconstruction as a phenomenon of historical interest. But, at the same time, the sense of the score—and hence some notion of notation—seems to remain within the body and the mind...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 56–89.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of “one mind” as a hermeneutical principle, Thoreau sought to overcome temporal and spatial distance in his reading and to integrate ideas and practices of these Hindu texts from ancient India selectively within his own life. Listening to the voices of Indic sages reinforced Thoreau’s own inclinations...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 22–31.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of the books” and the Library's “frame of mind.” The essay — which is a somewhat revised excerpt from the author's memoir Episodes: A Memorybook (2010) — goes on to detail various habits of classification in the Warburg Library's arrangement and to show how these have entailed assumptions about how the human...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of individualism maintains a contradictory and fraught relationship between individual and community. Her analysis and political positions often distanced her from her colleagues. But in this meditation on a brilliant mind and complex life, Higginbotham observes that Fox-Genovese never abandoned the tendency...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., but destined ultimately to come undone. What remains, then, is fuzzy thinking. It can be a good thing, the article concludes, to let our thinking about history remain a blur or, at least, to bear in mind that any patterns we recognize in the past are liable to dissolve under a different light. © 2013 by Duke...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 96–110.
Published: 01 January 2013
... should temper the intellectual “rage for order” with an openness to chaos and contingency, along with sustained and careful attention to creative works and religious practices in which the mind appears to grasp its limits. In this way, we may substitute what Stevens called “ghostlier demarcations...