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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 111–116.
Published: 01 January 2011
... emphasis placed on how splitting open part of patient's body is never a matter of a point of view. But to know exactly what is going on in the operating theater, we might wish to ask how this act speaks to the act of intellectual bifurcation, splitting open what up to then had been a seamless argument. To...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2008
...-unexpected event or upheaval makes their significance apparent. In this sense, we might argue that historical events make full sense only in the light of “judgment day”; until then, history remains an incoherent chronicle. But the totality that will one day be revealed cannot be anticipated. The past is open...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 96–110.
Published: 01 January 2013
... should temper the intellectual “rage for order” with an openness to chaos and contingency, along with sustained and careful attention to creative works and religious practices in which the mind appears to grasp its limits. In this way, we may substitute what Stevens called “ghostlier demarcations” for...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 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...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 433–450.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Morten Nielsen This article opens with the questions, What is on the inside of a relation? Might we imagine the inner workings of a relational form detached from the elements that it connects? Then, through an ethnographic examination of ancestral interventions among residents in a neighborhood on...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 312–324.
Published: 01 April 2012
... spiritual experiences that neither fit easily into the settled doctrines of traditions nor contest those doctrines by offering new, liberal, or relativizing alternatives. Rather, productive spaces open up wherein spiritual insight and uncertainty go hand in hand, created and accentuated by study, a stubborn...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 164–180.
Published: 01 April 2009
... emerging set of political values in which legitimate authority was transparent and open while illegitimate power operated in the shadows. Duke University Press 2009 Symposium: Apology for Quietism, Part 2 A BETRAYAL OF TRUST The Jesuits and Quietism in Eighteenth-Century...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 348–364.
Published: 01 August 2009
... courage by which, though they are open-ended, a man may count as acting bravely. It need not follow that he has adopted the best tactics. Yet he must have responded fittingly to danger. But how is that to be identified? “Ought”-judgments are to be understood contextually, with an implicit relativity to...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 April 2011
... open to alternatives. Although he did not use the term “casuistry,” which Toulmin revived, Tolstoy saw ethics as a matter of case-based reasoning irreducible to a system; and both thinkers regarded the realist novel as the natural home of ethics viewed this way. Anna Karenina also contains an argument...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 441–449.
Published: 01 August 2011
... thinkers, and “left-wing Kuhnians” under the rubric of the “new fuzziness.” The term had been introduced as an insult by a philosopher of science with positivist leanings, but Rorty took it up as an “endearing” compliment, arguing that “to be less fuzzy” was also to be “less genial, tolerant, open-minded...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 518–526.
Published: 01 August 2014
... openness that insistence and response afford, he concludes that willingness to respond is more basic to anthropology than the ethnographer's cultivation of the internal strength required to keep anthropology going as an enterprise. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Unfinished Business...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 171–177.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Southern beauty—help anchor the story of two lives, yet leave it mysteriously open as well. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 memories of the American South materiality autobiography theories of objects the state of Virginia...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 385–392.
Published: 01 September 2016
... they can be compared with the efforts of credentialed philosophers. In this emergent conceptual practice, moreover, the work of academic philosophers is open to elaboration and correction in response to the findings of tribal and Western marginal thinkers. Among the developers of anthropological...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 151–154.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Debbora Battaglia These comments on Eduardo Viveiros de Castro's article, “Zeno and the Art of Anthropology,” emphasize, first, his engagement with ideas of Gilles Deleuze that open to the political dimension of Amerindian perspectivism and to a “multinatural” understanding of human-to-environment...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 133.
Published: 01 January 2016
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 362–366.
Published: 01 April 2017
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 January 2016
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 180–185.
Published: 01 January 2011
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 507.
Published: 01 September 2016
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2004) 10 (3): 565–566.
Published: 01 August 2004
... hovering outside my door. Come in. Put down your pack. Rest a while. How did I know you were lurking here? Did I “used to be some kind of ‘seer If you’re asking did I ever hang a sign with a diagram of an open palm— You’re standing...