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Common Knowledge (1 January 2007) 13 (1): 80–86.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Gordon Marino Duke University Press 2007 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...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 562–563.
Published: 01 August 2013
...William M. Chace Groden Michael , Ulysses in Focus: Genetic, Textual, and Personal Views ( Gainesville : University Press of Florida , 2010 ), 245 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 502–513.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Walter L. Reed; Marshall P. Duke Duke University Press 2005 ARTICLES: Reading and Writing the Self PERSONALITIES AS DRAMATIS PERSONAE An Interdisciplinary Examination of the Self as Author Walter L. Reed and Marshall P. Duke...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 522–526.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Miguel Tamen Duke University Press 2005 ARTICLES: Reading and Writing the Self THE SORT OF PERSON WE ALL ARE Miguel Tamen The sort of person we are is something that is ultimately not up to any of us to decide. Should it be so, we...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 5–8.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Ana Almeida In this guest column, the author argues against Wittgenstein's aphorism that the human body is the best picture of the human soul. Such a picture, she shows, would have to include all that a person is, in some sense, inseparable from. Drawing from Plato's analogy between city and soul...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Matthew A. Taylor Written exclusively in the third-person by a narrator who repeatedly refers to “Henry Adams” as “passive,” “submissive,” and “a helpless victim” in relation to the “forces” in the world that form him, The Education of Henry Adams attenuates both author and subject by valuing...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 237–256.
Published: 01 April 2013
... examined — which may be called “intellectualist” — share two features: they originate in skeptical doubt about whether what appears to be rational activity really is, and they ascribe knowledge of the norms of her activity to the person doing it. Given their first feature, intellectualist accounts seek to...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 124–135.
Published: 01 January 2008
..., whether in the academic or the political realm, is to persuade the person or people addressed to adopt a particular course of action. The concept of frank speaking, or parrhesia , first appeared among the Greeks as a political virtue, one exercised among free men in the public assembly for the common good...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 397–404.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Lynn Hunt This essay—a contribution to “Inside the Humanities Classroom,” a seriatim symposium in Common Knowledge —is a first-person account of the development and teaching of an online version of a UCLA course on the history of Western civilization (1715 to the present). The author finds that...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 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 to...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 431–452.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Peter Skafish This article is an ethnographic account of the speculative thought of Jane Roberts, a spirit medium or “channel,” important in New Age religion for the books that she dictated at the behest of a personality named “Seth.” At first, she tried to understand her strange subjectivity in...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 87–103.
Published: 01 January 2011
... license to talk about concepts through persons, and begins by asking how Papua New Guineans who come together in a city compare themselves, and in contrast to ethnic comparisons elsewhere (e.g., contra Sarah Green's Balkan interactions). In talking about persons through concepts, it is worth asking what...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2008
... ultimately important and which are not, because we cannot say which mutations will result in major developments to come. No work or person is important or peripheral in itself or himself; it is the critic and historian who render them so. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 DEVALUED CURRENCY Elegiac...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
... illuminates the legacy of Warburg's Library, today at the core of the Warburg Institute in London, since the crisis that the page documents — larger than Warburg's personal one — still lies at the heart of humanistic scholarship as it attempts to grasp the essence of what it means to be human. © 2012 by...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 117–127.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., recommendation, and purchase. Each of these methods is not only discussed but also examined in light of Benjamin's account of the acquisition of his own library. Moreover, Benjamin's view that collections lose their meaning when they cease to be personal is challenged by the example of the Warburg Library, which...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 160–173.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann This essay, part of a special issue on the Warburg Institute and Library, offers personal recollections of scholars whom the author encountered there as a student in the early 1970s, including E. H. Gombrich, Otto Kurz, Michael Baxandall, Frances Yates, D. P. Walker, A. I...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 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 (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 26–34.
Published: 01 January 2018
... toward and regress from mutual understanding of Jewish and Muslim undergraduates in a course on Christianity that he teaches at an Israeli university. He offers, in addition, documentary, anecdotal, and personal evidence of Jewish and Christian Islamophilia, Muslim and Christian philo-Semitism, and...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 September 2017
... 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 with...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 356–365.
Published: 01 August 2018
... dispassionate, during a crisis in his own personal life. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 diagrams Middle Ages pedagogy ...