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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Rebecca Bushnell Vine Angus , Miscellaneous Order: Manuscript Culture and the Early Modern Organization of Knowledge ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2019 ), 285 pp. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Li tt le R ev ie w s 11 5the director of the Getty Trust, James...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 422.
Published: 01 April 2002
... imitating it, Dykstal concludes: “This is why it has to be considered the proto- typical organ of the public sphere.” The close relationship that Dykstal thus posits between the public sphere and the philosophical dialogue enables him to trace the fortunes of the former...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 387–418.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Adam Michnik This essay is a memorial tribute from one member of the Common Knowledge editorial board to another. Adam Michnik, a cofounder of the first dissident organization in East-Central Europe, writes about the details and the symbolic importance of his first meeting, in 1978 on Mt. Snĕžka...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 229–238.
Published: 01 April 2012
... discourse that we can shift back and forth between several logics — several organized ways of reasoning, of providing reasons or grounds for our claims. Building on previous work on Hegel's dialectical logic, the author here identifies three distinct logics simultaneously in play in our conversations...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 290–297.
Published: 01 April 2020
... from sub-Saharan Africa have contributed to the growth of both Catholic and Protestant churches in Tunis. This article analyzes the ways in which various Christian groups organize and articulate their religious practice and proselytization in ritual spaces that are sparse and must be shared...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 396–403.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and organic wholes may be transformed by means of overlap and mediated juxtaposition into a novel milieu that has a wholeness, authenticity, and charisma of its own. Such coherence depends on minds (a) that are capable of loving what does not satisfy their narcissism and (b) that can sense in the products...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 366–374.
Published: 01 August 2018
... the professional and pedagogical challenges involved in organizing the class and the strategies employed to encourage critical reflection and historical thinking among the students. In addition, the author explores his own insecurities as a teacher and explains the means that, over many years of teaching...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 271–277.
Published: 01 April 2019
... for librarians and large professional organizations to voice their concerns and shift attitudes away from the promise of future bookless libraries and a public no longer sensitized to the pleasures and importance of the physical aspects of reading. Copyright © 1993 1993 book preservation microfilming...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 525–552.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of Ceauşescu, a powerful group of politicians came to dominate the National Salvation Front, an originally anticommunist political organization that held power following the coup. Through manipulation of the media and voting processes and imposition of a flawed new constitution, Iliescu ensured the ascendancy...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2012
... In this introduction to a Common Knowledge special issue on the Warburg Institute, the authors argue that the Institute remains today — as it has been, in different forms, for almost a century — one of Europe's central institutions for the study of cultural history. At once a rich and uniquely organized library...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 134–148.
Published: 01 January 2012
... in the context of the Warburg Institute, is connected not only to Aby Warburg's ideas on Nachleben der Antike and Mnemosyne , but also to the organization and holdings of the Warburg Institute Library. Working in the Warburg Library gives architectural historians the intellectual space to think about...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Christy Anderson In 1941 Fritz Saxl and Rudolf Wittkower of the Warburg Institute organized an exhibition on English Art and the Mediterranean . The photographic exhibition showed the long history of artistic and cultural ties between English art and the classical tradition, employing Aby Warburg's...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 180–187.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Library's rare and singular collections are less about the books and more about the uniqueness of the content and what it does. This essay proposes that what makes the Library vital to today's networked epistemology is the insights that its volumes provide to the varieties of human ordering, organization...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 237–256.
Published: 01 April 2013
... to reassure us. But they fail: the phenomenon to which they appeal in explaining rational activity — a person's grasping its norms — itself presupposes such activity. The question whether a person knows the norms of her activity is a central way of organizing the disputes of the last sixty years over whether...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 57–58.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Caroline Walker Bynum; Mary Harvey Doyno; Dorothea von Mücke; Frederick S. Paxton; Ramona Naddaff; Katharine Wallerstein The historian Caroline Walker Bynum, who solicited and organized this set of five case studies, explains in her introduction to them that their intent is to bypass the currently...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 101–103.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Caroline Walker Bynum The historian Caroline Walker Bynum, who solicited and organized this set of five case studies, explains in her afterword that one intention behind the series is to stimulate other teachers, as well as students, of the humanities to write similar ethnographies of the classroom...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 184–189.
Published: 01 April 2015
... are compelled to manage this explosion of opportunities in its myriad forms, which is why the astute management of the excess of options occupies the majority of their time. Our most important act is the organization of uncertainty. Given the lack of proportion between our limited knowledge and the problems we...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 196–235.
Published: 01 April 2015
... of communities. Demands for harmony are performatively integrated into social practices. The authors argue that, rather than searching for a scale of sociality where harmony might be “organic,” it is necessary to critically assess proclamations of and demands for harmony as means of coercion even within small...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 January 2016
... to the rise and proliferation of complex social organizations. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 violence war enmity brutality social organizations Symposium: Peace by Other Means, Part 5 HOW OLD IS HUMAN BRUTALITY? On the Structural Origins of Violence...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 296–336.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., are subjected to only the lightest analysis. Scant thematic cues organize this in-depth exploration of the wills, deeds of purchase, quitclaims, rentals, indentures, receipts, charitable bequests, and other legal and commercial transactions of John Tasburgh I (d. 1473), his wife Margery (d. 1485), John Tasburgh...