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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 276–284.
Published: 01 April 2010
..., the essay argues for a new, kenotic simplicity, a quietism grounded not in transcendence but in pragmatic virtues of self-dispossession. Duke University Press 2010 Symposium: Apology for Quietism, Part 5 Quietism Now? An Anonymous Envoi I left my locked...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Galin Tihanov Duke University Press 2004 WHY DID MODERN LITERARY THEORY ORIGINATE IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE? (And Why Is It Now Dead?) Galin Tihanov At the outset of the twenty-first century, we seem at last positioned to recognize and admit the demise of literary theory...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 303–324.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Patañjali Kālīvar Vedāntavāglīś Symposium: Xenophilia, Part 1 YOGA AND XENOPHILIA Ambiguity Now and Then Peter Valdina Today yoga is among the most visible aspects of Hinduism, and its global popu- larity is a source of national pride in India...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 62–67.
Published: 01 January 2014
... that there is a world, and an experience of the world, that is available to us without linguistic mediation and structuring. This article questions whether there a kind of meaning (the “it” of “Now I get it!”) that can be understood preverbally and intuitively. The discussion concludes with a consideration of Zwicky's...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 116–117.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Matthew Mutter Levine George , ed., The Joy of Secularism: 11 Essays for How We Live Now . ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2011 ), 272 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 429–450.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Mary Baine Campbell; Lorraine Daston; Arnold I. Davidson; John Forrester; Simon Goldhill Duke University Press 2007 S y m p o s i u m : A “ D i c t a t o r s h i p o f R e l a t i v i s m ” ? ENLIGHTENMENT NOW Concluding Reflections on Knowledge...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 527–539.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Rottenburg, and Hirokazu Miyazaki. Verran's response clarifies the stance that she takes in her work, and especially in her book Science and an African Logic (2001), toward critique. Here she argues that critique involves grasping the difference between entities in the here-and-now, while conventional...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 327–330.
Published: 01 May 2016
... historicity and does so in the context of China's transition from being an empire, inhabiting a cosmos that is the product of its own self-reflection, to being one among a number of nation-states, inhabiting a number of histories of their own, all of which are now simultaneously present. But the Euro-American...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 292–311.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Avinoam Rosenak For some years now, an opposition has been drawn, not only among Israeli academics but among politicians and journalists as well, between Jewish nationalist or Zionist thought and the kind of thinking that is called “postmodern.” The argument is that a Zionist cannot...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 105–123.
Published: 01 January 2008
... when classical repertories were becoming established. A kind of professional collegiality developed during this period on concert programs among pieces of diverse age and taste, reaching far beyond the iconic composers (now seen by most of us to have been Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 17–21.
Published: 01 January 2012
... the Library shelves can be accessed now electronically and discussing the arrangements of the opening sections of the fourth floor (history) and the second floor (comparative literature, poetics, and rhetoric), the essay concludes with comments on the future of the Library. © 2012 by Duke University Press...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 32–49.
Published: 01 January 2012
... is presently writing, Warburg Circles, 1929 – 1964 , has been shaped by these archival holdings. She offers a brief history of the consolidated archive now located on the fourth floor of the Warburg Institute, a story that throws light on recent scholarly trends; and she gives examples of the sorts...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 106–116.
Published: 01 January 2012
... irony underscored in this article is that academic politics in the UK is now threatening the Warburg Library's continued existence. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 DROMENON Christopher S. Wood It is not difficult to understand why civil servants...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 180–187.
Published: 01 January 2012
... persuaded by the popular and largely unexamined goal of efficiency; and second, that the Library indeed requires its own space but that that space must now be reconceived. In line with Aby Warburg's belief that the past should engage the present by expanding and refreshing it, the Warburg Institute...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 172–192.
Published: 01 January 2014
... argument is that there is a range of styles of noncoherence or “modes of syncretism.” In small case studies, the authors identify six such modes or styles, which they term denial, domestication, separation, care, conflict , and collapse . Given that consistency and coherence seem less important now than...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 173–186.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., it is now (except for the randomly selected jury) a largely discontinued practice. While a good deal is known about when and where this procedure was used, there is little surviving documentation of exactly why it was used and of what it was thought to contribute to the political systems in which...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 331–335.
Published: 01 August 2009
... in the rest of the world, but also into more lastingly important events in popular culture, especially popular music. He concludes by memorializing what now appears to him the most important event of all, certain records broken that year in sports. Duke University Press 2009...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 269–315.
Published: 01 April 2009
... of the democratic and pluralist States in which they live. My concern—as a practicing Catholic and a practicing lawyer—is that the increasingly fierce Church criticism, which arose during the papacy of John Paul II and now of Benedict XVI, of the perceived trend towards secularization in the social and political...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Richard A. Shweder In the aftermath of the events of September 11, 2001, Stanley Katz (who now chairs the editorial board of this journal) invited the intellectual community to reflect on its own history of involvement in public affairs and to make good on its mistakes. This essay examines a single...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 424–438.
Published: 01 August 2010
... bands that attacked all who threatened their interests, and the country could not be unified under Tokugawa rule until this activist Buddhism was quelled. The article concludes with an expression of admiration for quietism and a wish that there might be more of it in Buddhism now. Duke University...