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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 80–86.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Gordon Marino S y m p o s i u m : U n s o c i a l T h o u g h t , U n c o m m o n L i v e s , Pa r t 3 NOTHING PERSONAL Kierkegaard’s Generous Self-Absorption Gordon Marino Nothing personal tempts me any more.  — Gustave...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 581–582.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Bruce Krajewski Žižek Slavoj , Less than Nothing: Hegel and the Shadow of Dialectical Materialism ( London : Verso , 2012 ), 1,038 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Pierre Bouretz, D’un...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 23–38.
Published: 01 January 2009
...G. R. Evans Quietism brought the individual to a state of “holy indifference” where nothing mattered; particularities of Christian belief and practice, pleasures of the senses, personal desires, all vanished in the utter self-abandonment of the soul in the presence of God. The “resigned” soul...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 498–542.
Published: 01 August 2018
... alongside poets like Nikolai Aseev or Ilya Selvinsky (now known only to specialists) and, moreover, are subjected to unsparing criticism by a contemporary. Tynianov describes the given period as an “interlude,” characterized by seeming inertia: a time when apparently nothing is happening in poetry...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 292–311.
Published: 01 April 2012
... has nothing to do with their adversarial relations. The effort of this article is to show that, even before postmodernism was heard of, nationalist thinkers such as Rabbi A. I. H. Kook (1865 – 1935), Rabbi M. A. Amiel (1883 – 1946), Rabbi Abraham Hazan (1920 – 2003), and Professor André Neher (1914...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 411–423.
Published: 01 August 2013
... approaches to blur, he contrasts the ecstatically amorphous “Blur building” (on Switzerland's Lake Neuchâtel) with examples of classical Chinese landscape painting. Elizabeth Diller and Richard Scofidio, in their book blur: the making of nothing , chronicle the development of their plans for the Blur...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 439–456.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Jacob Raz A contribution to the sixth installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Apology for Quietism,” this article proposes that, despite endless debates within Zen Buddhism between quietist tendencies (“sitting quietly, doing nothing”) and the instruction to act in the world (“go wash...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 532–551.
Published: 01 August 2010
... acquisitiveness and develop instead observational capabilities, a capacity simply to admire (or stand apart, in awe), and, above all, patience. To the extent that it fosters in us a principled “do nothing” stance with respect to our natural ecology, King concludes, quietism of Gilbert White's kind may represent...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 450–532.
Published: 01 August 2011
... an object for knowledge; nothing can be an object of knowledge until the blur is resolved and clarity attained. Chinese tradition offers suggestive examples of the thought that blur, so far from being incompatible with knowledge, might be its condition of possibility and the explanation of its value...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 January 2011
... particular cultures in detail. Her conclusion is that, when theoretical expectations are in tension with observed particulars, though a “bifurcation” may well come to light, “bifurcation is nothing to be ashamed of.” Duke University Press 2011 Symposium...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 197–207.
Published: 01 April 2009
... realization it can occasion that the Real has absolutely nothing to do with the social or with any sort of ethical action. We argue that Jain asceticism cannot function as an adequate resource for contemporary ethics. Our normative concerns lie exclusively with the adequacy of Jain quietism in supporting...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 276–284.
Published: 01 April 2010
... (Meister Eckhart); the nothing of nothing the Eckhart); (Meister denials” of “denial the is that nothing the it: of versions meeting kept I nothing, of world.) and self between gap the close to does artist abstract the what is from both the culture and the self. (Robert...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 219–251.
Published: 01 April 2006
... to of consider nothing...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of their siderable genre. Kafka, presented his alternatives as aJew, as presented alternatives his “profoundsiderableexpressed Kafka, genre. con a of evidence more are Woolf) (Leonard matters” “nothing Picabia)and have they do.” otherto livethings than “Every convictionis illness”(Francis an way...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 516–517.
Published: 01 September 2015
... They long- certain explain may shifts Climatic change. climatic doto with whatsoever nothing had have to wouldseem 1688, hand, other on the Revolution”“Glorious The of disruption. climatic to attributed be could turn in which shortages, food to aresponse Naplesin of1647...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 348–354.
Published: 01 April 2011
... the windshield, obscuring, clearing, nothing what skewed tune, or pulse persisted in us, beating away at tacit darks untaught? Common Knowledge 17:2 DOI 10.1215/0961754X-­1188022 © 2011 by Duke University Press 348 the haplessness...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 218–268.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., we’ll play nothing else but this. actor: Fine. actress: That can’t get us into any big trouble. actor: That’s just it! I’m afraid there will be no trouble at all. very long silence they are looking at each other but with a certain lack of attention because every...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 205–210.
Published: 01 April 2013
... favorite is Louis XVI, king of France, whose reputation attained a quasi-­Stendhalian condition of unintended misery. Take his journal entry for July 14, 1789: “Rien,” “Nothing.” Among many others, Leon Trotsky complained of the “depressing spiritual emptiness” of Louis’s journals. The king kept...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 515–516.
Published: 01 September 2015
... They long- certain explain may shifts Climatic change. climatic doto with whatsoever nothing had have to wouldseem 1688, hand, other on the Revolution”“Glorious The of disruption. climatic to attributed be could turn in which shortages, food to aresponse Naplesin of1647...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 108.
Published: 01 January 2021
.... A negative judgment ( S is not p ) says what is not the case, but since what is not the case is nothing and does not exist, a negative judgment says nothing and is not a judgment at all. Wittgenstein called this state of affairs the mystery of nega- tion. In making a negative judgment, I can be right...