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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 January 2008
... in paradigm, whereas a scientist who resists will effectively disappear. Thus, the Morte Darthur set the terms for modern literature in English by holding fast to those of the Middle Ages. This essay argues that Malory was “modern” in that the Morte Darthur would not have been written except for the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 323–325.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Charles Sullivan Goldberg Chad Alan , Modernity and the Jews in Western Social Thought ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2017 ), 256 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2019) 25 (1-3): 464–467.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Richard Shiff; Jeffrey M. Perl Pippin Robert B. , After the Beautiful: Hegel and the Philosophy of Pictorial Modernity ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2014 ), 184 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Henry Kamen Yovel Yirmiyahu , The Other Within: The Marranos, Split Identity, and Emerging Modernity ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2009 ), 488 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2007) 13 (1): 142–143.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Ian Hacking Reviel Netz, Barbed Wire: An Ecology of Modernity (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2004), 267 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Reviel Netz, Barbed Wire: An Ecology of Modernity (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2003) 9 (3): 548.
Published: 01 August 2003
... between the two men and places them in the “Early Enlightenment” world sur- rounding them, with great skill and precision, and sees the origins of modern anthropology in the formulations, reformulations, and counterreformulations that finally drove them profoundly apart. If Herder remains, despite...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2003) 9 (3): 550.
Published: 01 August 2003
... relationship between the two men and places them in the “Early Enlightenment” world sur- rounding them, with great skill and precision, and sees the origins of modern anthropology in the formulations, reformulations, and counterreformulations that finally drove them profoundly apart. If Herder remains...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 445–471.
Published: 01 August 2008
..., more recently, the New Urbanism. Despite the conventional separations of modernism from the more criticized mass-housing development, the same principles of security, shelter, community, and utopia are present in each. Presented by some architects as a postmodernist aesthetic, the central tenets of...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 485–487.
Published: 01 August 2008
...J. G. A. Pocock Anthony Grafton, What Was History? The Art of History in Early Modern Europe (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), 330 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 488.
Published: 01 August 2008
...G. Thomas Tanselle Michael Hunter, Editing Early Modern Texts: An Introduction to Principles and Practice (Houndmills, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007), 171 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 491–492.
Published: 01 August 2008
...David A. Hollinger Robert D. Richardson, William James in the Maelstrom of American Modernism (Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 2006), 622 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama (New York...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 548.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Raphael Magarik McDonald Grantley , Biblical Criticism in Early Modern Europe: Erasmus, the Johannine Comma, and Trinitarian Debate . ( New York : Cambridge University Press , 2016 ), 400 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2019) 25 (1-3): 411–412.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Quentin Skinner; Jeffrey M. Perl Clark Stuart , Thinking with Demons: The Idea of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe ( Oxford : Clarendon Press , 1997 ), 827 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2019) 25 (1-3): 422.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Albert R. Jonsen; Jeffrey M. Perl Dunne Joseph , Back to the Rough Ground: “Phronesis” and “Techne” in Modern Philosophy and in Aristotle ( Notre Dame : University of Notre Dame Press , 1993 ), 492 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 45–104.
Published: 01 January 2008
... “primitives,” they had taken the wrong road and ended up in a cul-de-sac, in contrast to contemporaries such as Géricault and Delacroix, Constable and Turner, who had taken the road that led, without break, to modernity. To the Nazarenes, however, as to the neoclassical artists of the turn of the eighteenth...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Richard Shiff This article, a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies: On the Consequence of Blur,” documents how some modern artists and critics have argued against any sort of verbal thinking about art. Beyond describing works of visual art and pronouncing on their relative...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 133.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Keith Thomas Koslofsky Craig , Evening's Empire: A History of the Night in Early Modern Europe ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2011 ), 431 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 295–296.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Ramie Targoff Keith Thomas, The Ends of Life: Roads to Fulfilment in Early Modern England (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), 416 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Brigitte Le Juez, Beckett before...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2006) 12 (3): 519–520.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Alick Isaacs Ilan Pappe, A History of Modern Palestine: One Land, Two Peoples (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003), 356 pp. Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Robert Mills, Suspended Animation: Pain, Pleasure, and Punishment in...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 166–167.
Published: 01 January 2008
...John Q. Stilwell Paul Raffield, Images and Cultures of Law in Early Modern England: Justice and Political Power, 1558 – 1600 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), 304 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE...