1-20 of 1052 Search Results for

nature

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 438-439.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Oren Harman Feyerabend Paul , Philosophy of Nature , trans. Lotter Dorothea Cross Andrew , ed. Heit Helmut Oberheim Eric ( Cambridge : Polity , 2016 ), 260 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 437-438.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Isabelle Stengers Debaise Didier , Nature as Event: The Lure of the Possible , trans. Halewood Michael ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2017 ), 112 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 446-447.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Lorraine Daston; Jeffrey M. Perl Keller Evelyn Fox , The Mirage of a Space between Nature and Nurture ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2010 ), 120 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 458-459.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Oren Harman; Jeffrey M. Perl Feyerabend Paul , Philosophy of Nature , trans. Lotter Dorothea Cross Andrew , ed. Heit Helmut Oberheim Eric ( Cambridge : Polity , 2016 ), 260 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 206-207.
Published: 01 January 2002
...: Cabala, Alchemy, and the End of Nature (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999), 252 pp. Whatever John Dee’s considerable renown during his lifetime, within fifty years of his death he had acquired a reputation for self-delusion and charlatanry. This...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 365-366.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Lorraine Daston Keller Evelyn Fox , The Mirage of a Space between Nature and Nurture . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2010 ), 120 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 219.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Bruce Krajewski Santiago Zabala, The Hermeneutic Nature of Analytic Philosophy: A Study of Ernst Tugendhat (New York: Columbia University Press, 2008), 199 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Aviad Kleinberg, Flesh Made Word: Saints’ Stories and the Western...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 124-125.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Barry Allen Prinz Jesse J. , Beyond Human Nature . ( London : Penguin , 2013 ), 402 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 134.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Randy Malamud Miller Ian Jared , The Nature of the Beasts: Empire and Exhibition at the Tokyo Imperial Zoo . ( Berkeley : University of California Press , 2013 ), 322 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 112-113.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Randy Malamud Braverman Irus , Wild Life: The Institution of Nature . ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2015 ), 328 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 412-413.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Stuart Clark; Jeffrey M. Perl Bartlett Robert , The Natural and the Supernatural in the Middle Ages ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2008 ), 170 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 290.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Stuart Clark Robert Bartlett, The Natural and the Supernatural in the Middle Ages (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008), 170 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Brigitte Le Juez, Beckett before Beckett...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 363.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Anne Innis Dagg Thomas Elizabeth Marshall , The Hidden Life of Deer: Lessons from the Natural World ( New York : HarperCollins , 2009 ), 239 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 LITTLE REVIEWS Nanno...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 340.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Noson S. Yanofsky Valiant Leslie , Probably Approximately Correct: Nature's Algorithms for Learning and Prospering in a Complex World . ( New York : Basic Books , 2013 ), 208 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 532-551.
Published: 01 August 2010
... ways of being associated with them, it seems unlikely that a narrative would be written or read by a practitioner of “ideal indifference” or by anyone averse on principle to initiative. But Gilbert White's text of 1789, The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne comes as close to being a quietist...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 257-268.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Alan D. M. Rayner This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies” argues that the inclusion of space in form brings varying degrees of fuzziness and fluidity to all natural identities. Such inclusion is vital to evolutionary creativity, from subatomic to cosmic scales of natural...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 365-373.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Ermanno Bencivenga No other natural kind receives as much abuse in the Aristotelian corpus as the octopus, and an instructive itinerary through that corpus can be constructed by following the manifestations of such abuse. Specifically, the octopus is judged “stupid” and endowed with poor...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 283-314.
Published: 01 April 2013
... peregrinations between identities offer a kaleidoscopic view of Britain in the overlooked but crucial interstice between the upheavals of 1776 and 1789. Yet the partial nature of the evidence, the long omission of Gordon from the historiography of eighteenth-century Britain, and the complex, often furtive nature...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 348-364.
Published: 01 August 2009
... perspective; we should not think of it as a feature purportedly inherent in the very nature of things. It is salutary to remember cases where the “ought” is so relativized, say to an undesirable end, that it identifies no reason for action. The nature of the relation does not change when it is relativized to...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 37-41.
Published: 01 January 2011
... “cultures of human nature” are some very strong assumptions about the nature of human culture. Current discussions of cultural effects on the brain are therefore not simply about reducing identity to brain states; they also show how a notion of identity is transformed and reconfigured by its relation to a...