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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 206–207.
Published: 01 January 2002
... itself not through the authority of Revelation alone, but also through recourse to the “very Facts of Scripture.” —William Kolbrener Deborah E. Harkness, John Dee’s Conversations with Angels: Cabala, Alchemy, and the End of Nature (Cambridge...
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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 ...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 438–439.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Oren Harman Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Feyerabend Paul , Philosophy of Nature , trans. Lotter Dorothea Cross Andrew , ed. Heit Helmut Oberheim Eric ( Cambridge : Polity , 2016 ), 260 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 446–447.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Lorraine Daston; Jeffrey M. Perl Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Keller Evelyn Fox , The Mirage of a Space between Nature and Nurture ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2010 ), 120 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 458–459.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Oren Harman; Jeffrey M. Perl Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Feyerabend Paul , Philosophy of Nature , trans. Lotter Dorothea Cross Andrew , ed. Heit Helmut Oberheim Eric ( Cambridge : Polity , 2016 ), 260 pp. ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 165.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Matthew Mutter Blakely Jason , Alasdair MacIntyre, Charles Taylor, and the Decline of Naturalism ( Notre Dame, IN : University of Notre Dame Press , 2016 ), 154 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Li tt le R ev ie w s 1 6 5Jason Blakely, Alasdair MacIntyre, Charles...
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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...
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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...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 532–551.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., and 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...
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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...
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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...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 404–411.
Published: 01 August 2014
... that there is more calm and abundance in the natural world than civilized humanity supposes, with its fantasies of nature red in tooth and claw. Nietzsche continues to be associated with Darwin owing to Darwin's class-based racism, but Nietzsche's argument was that slave morality inexorably works against the triumph...
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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...