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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 256–279.
Published: 01 April 2018
... (in particular, Gustav Weil and Ignác Goldziher) embraced and refined this image of the Muslim prophet as a model for Jewish reform. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 xenophilia Islamophilia Jewish reform movement Gustav Weil Ignác Goldziher Abraham Geiger Heinrich Graetz ...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 494.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Lorraine Daston Angela N. H. Creager, Elizabeth Lunbeck, and M. Norton Wise, eds., Science without Laws: Model Systems, Cases, Exemplary Narratives (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007), 287 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 108–123.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Alexander Goehr Duke University Press 2002 USING MODELS . . . FOR MAKING ORIGINAL MUSIC Alexander Goehr Sometime in the early sixties, when faith in formalism was at its height, serialism was the basis for musical composition...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 334–350.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of an analogical model of valuing that, as Dora Zhang has shown, shaped the response of novelists (James, Proust, and Woolf) to the same dilemma that modernist poets were facing. The essay closes with a reading of section XII of “An Ordinary Evening in New Haven” as a demonstration of Stevens's analogical mode...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 111–130.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Daoist sources, where a different model of knowing prevails. That model undermines the idea of purposive willing in the service of goals known in advance, and undermines as well the bases for any human or divine activity designed to achieve definite ends. If purpose is not privileged either...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 171–175.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., for example, that van Eyck went to the village of Foots Cray to buy watercresses to use as models when painting greenery on the Ghent Altarpiece of the Mystic Lamb (which he completed in 1432). The recently erected gateway to the palace at Greenwich is said likewise to be the model for a towered gateway...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 April 2011
..., Toulmin's teacher and a lover of Tolstoy. All three men understood philosophy as having taken a wrong turn with the rise of rationalism, which occasioned to the idea that social life could be shown to conform to a hard science modeled on Newtonian physics. They saw the dream of a social science as entirely...
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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 (2011) 17 (2): 292–305.
Published: 01 April 2011
... a different relation to it. In order to capture the different functions of text in theater, the essay proposes three models and touches on their historical manifestations. The first assumes that the dramatic text dictates theatrical performance; the second, that the dramatic text needs to be supplemented...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 55–61.
Published: 01 January 2014
...John Koethe As part of an exchange of views on what Jan Zwicky calls “lyric philosophy,” this contribution suggests a way of understanding it that brings out affinities between it and the standard discursive model of philosophy with which she is dissatisfied. Good discursive philosophy is based...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 10–15.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Mark Bauerlein Elizabeth Fox-Genovese died in January 2007. She was a renowned scholar and important public intellectual, but in this reminiscence Mark Bauerlein recalls her as something else: a model colleague. Despite the many attacks on her work and the difficulties she encountered in her...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 164–170.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Wayne Andersen This review essay emphasizes the distinction between academic art history, based ultimately on the model of scientific research, and the sort that Roberto Calasso practices in his 2009 study Tiepolo in Pink . It is difficult to locate the book's genre, and the reviewer rejects...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of the “copy,” first published in the Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes for 1942. It was this Warburgian model that launched the author's publications on the architectural symbolism of the Middle Ages. He writes that ending his journey as one of the editors of the Warburg and Courtauld Journal...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 440–467.
Published: 01 September 2017
... African traditions said to be of Hebrew origin. The third addresses cultural transactions between biblical model and African tradition that have favored the rationale of a common historical and theological provenance. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 African philo-Semitism African Judaism...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 190–217.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of God’s infinite creativity is realized, and to draw out of that fullness a kind of unity that only the Spirit can devise. In contrast to the fixity of Ratzinger’s Platonic ideal of the church as Eucharistic body of Christ, the model that Bergoglio proposes is purposively unstable in pursuit of a unity...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 21–42.
Published: 01 April 2019
... cultural models, Amerindian perspectivism holds that human and nonhuman species possess a common values system and cultural framework. While this commonality is ordinarily obscured by biologically grounded, perceptual differences, the gap in perspective may be bridged by shamans, whose gift of adopting...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 357–363.
Published: 01 April 2019
... that represent an idolatry of absolute rights that push aside Christian spiritual and moral concerns. Now that liberalism has become the pervasive model for society, the church finds it may more easily express its critique, with the aim of making society more conducive to allowing people to become fully human...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 143–162.
Published: 01 April 2019
... models for later projects of scalability. This essay explores scalability projects from the perspective of an emergent “nonscalability theory” that pays attention to the mounting pile of ruins that scalability leaves behind. The article concludes that, if the world is still diverse and dynamic...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 321–331.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., neither can those values be altered through a process of collective moral reasoning. For Williams, however, because pluralism is a condition of modern life with which even culturally homogenous communities must contend, members of modern societies are aware of alternatives to their own social model...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 40–85.
Published: 01 January 2021
... with “progressive” or “countercultural” inclinations, especially those with strong environmental concerns and those interested in new forms of community and spirituality. For such Jews, Native Americans serve as mirror, prod, role model, projection, and fictive kin. They are regarded as having a holistic...