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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 308.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Susan Neiman Persson Ingmar and Savulescu Julian , Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2014 ), 154 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 157–163.
Published: 01 April 2009
... in Buddha Faces (and to Sharon Cameron's work on the topic in her book Impersonality ). The author, who is also editor of the journal, argues against the effort of some contributors to substitute new terms for quietism and emphasizes instead what he calls (quoting Sontag) “the need for repose.” APOLOGY...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 499–500.
Published: 01 August 2005
... can and living, not forluxury the satisfaction of consumer needs. In May of is starting over, in search of happiness. it destruction; and Revoltnot is rejection management. and power ofcalculation handedare down). Freedom sodefi they (as toadaptcircumstances freedom the means...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 543.
Published: 01 August 2011
...William M. Chace Nussbaum Martha C. , Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2010 ), 158 pp. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Amir...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 261–275.
Published: 01 April 2020
... with its patron saint—the Muslim pilgrims to Büyükada pray for help to Allah, not to St. George or Jesus—as they travel to be in a place of hope at a time of personal need. This article analyzes how the proliferation of these votive exopraxes indicates both the tenuousness of the distinction between...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 437–450.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Nancy Scheper-Hughes As a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on the resolution and prevention of enmity, this article concerns how enmity deforms social as well as individual personality. Societies need time and must exert significant effort, much of it intellectual, in order...
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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 (2013) 19 (3): 411–423.
Published: 01 August 2013
... in the journal for almost twenty years, he explains that the editors' assumption has been that any authentic case for the less adamant modes of thinking, or the less focused ways of seeing, needs to be unenthusiastic and carefully ramified. To establish the distinction between overenthused and unemphatic...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 August 2010
... explains these principles in terms of traditional Chinese thought, Daoist and Confucian: wei we wei , or “doing-not-doing,” means effective inaction. What makes such wisdom possible is not mystical insight, he argues, but discipline in a certain kind of art. The sage has no need of reasons (let alone...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 79–85.
Published: 01 January 2012
... need is placed next to the one we are looking for) is illustrated through a specific example: the encounter with a forgotten tract dealing with some anomalous Bavarian witchcraft trials — a book that would have been very difficult (if not impossible) to come across anywhere but Warburg's Library. ©...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 28–39.
Published: 01 January 2013
.... This approach enables event analysts to capture the formation and flow of events as they move, take shape, intersect, and form eddies of undecidability. Taking seriously the need to calibrate the dynamic between interpretation and action in event development, political semiosis seeks to construct tools able...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 105–123.
Published: 01 January 2008
... and the concept of the masterpiece have narrowed musical thinking harmfully. We need to look back at the fruitful collegiality that existed between canonic and contemporary music in the early nineteenth century, involving as it did a wide array of composers and tastes not yet bound by rigid assumptions about...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 124–135.
Published: 01 January 2008
... employed with sensitivity to the situation, privately in the context of the philosophical community, and with due attention to the abilities, vulnerabilities, and needs of the person being corrected, so that he or she might heed the advice given. Modern academics likewise should strive to express...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 23–38.
Published: 01 January 2009
... simply left everything to God. This was a mode of spirituality but also a challenge to the Church and the need for its sacraments. Ecclesiastical authorities of various colors, both protestant and Roman Catholic, found this unacceptable in its earlier manifestations in the later Middle Ages and again...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to reproductive choice to immigration restriction. She also argues that a pernicious and often unrecognized denigration of female voices and female expertise forms an undercurrent of contemporary political debate that needs to be much more widely resisted. She writes out of forty years of personal experience...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 468–495.
Published: 01 September 2017
... especially about the spread of sectarianism in Islam and about how that faith needed to be practiced differently in the West. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 conversion to Islam fifth Baron Headley British Muslims xenophilia Islamophilia Symposium: Xenophilia, Part 2...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 353–355.
Published: 01 August 2018
... and of the careful planning and passionate commitment of teachers may help us all to cling to the moral values both professors and their students seem to need and want in these troubled times. the humanities approaches to teaching the value of education online pedagogy professors’ doubts Copyright © 2018...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 375–388.
Published: 01 August 2018
... an important reminder to the instructors about the need to be aware of, and to be willing to readjust, their own pedagogical and cultural assumptions. Ibn Hawqal Palermo medieval manuscripts Echternach Gospels Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 192–199.
Published: 01 April 2019
... that includes not only Ratzinger and the conservative jurist E.-W. Böckenförde but also the more liberal philosopher Jürgen Habermas. What the three share, according to Kristeva, is their assessment of “rationalist humanism” as incapable of sustaining constitutional democracies, which by nature “need ‘normative...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 200–203.
Published: 01 April 2019
... painting The Woman with the Pearl Necklace at an exhibit in 2001 at the Metropolitan Museum. Later she discovers that the painting had not left Berlin for inclusion in the New York exhibit. “I can only hypothesize,” she reflects, “that I must have deeply needed a moment out of ordinary time” and so “saw...