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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 464–481.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Rei Terada Duke University Press 2002 CK 8.3-05 Terada 7/14/02 3:12 PM Page 464 PHILOSOPHICAL SELF-DENIAL Wittgenstein and the Fear of Public Language Rei Terada “Throughout his life Wittgenstein...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 308–309.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Caryl Emerson Lesley Chamberlain, Motherland: A Philosophical History of Russia (London: Atlantic, 2004), 331 pp. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Hauke Brunkhorst, Solidarity: From Civic...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 291.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Geza Vermes Edna Ullmann-Margalit, Out of the Cave: A Philosophical Inquiry into the Dead Sea Scrolls Research (Jerusalem: Hebrew University Magnes Press; Cambridge, MA; Harvard University Press, 2006), 167 pp. Duke University Press 2010...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 95–96.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Sissela Bok Charles L. Griswold, Forgiveness: A Philosophical Explanation (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), 242 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Daniel Defoe, An Essay on the History and Reality of Apparitions, ed. Kit...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 181–189.
Published: 01 April 2018
... flees normalization. When a paradigm approaches, it moves elsewhere. Active marginality colonizes the margins, which for it are a position of strength or at least creativity. The author suggests that philosophers disabuse themselves of the notion that there is a special work of theirs where knowledge...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 189.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of the effect of the disease on the nervous system may be a matter of personal preference. Suman Seth doi 10.1215/0961754X-7899928 Michael Jackson, As Wide As The World Is Wise: Reinventing Philosophical Anthropology (New York: Columbia University Press, 2016), 272 pp. This remarkable book could have been...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 418–419.
Published: 01 April 2002
...-structuralist literary theory, Todorov has emerged, over the past decade, as an impassioned, highly personal philosophical thinker, whose writings on the Holocaust and the political life of postwar France are especially apropos in the wake of the events of September 11, 2001. A Bulgarian exile, living...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 108.
Published: 01 January 2015
...John Boardman Scarre Geoffrey and Coningham Robin , eds., Appropriating the Past: Philosophical Perspectives on the Practice of Archaeology . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013 ), 353 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 133.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Barry Allen Bruya Brian , ed., The Philosophical Challenge from China . ( Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2015 ), 393 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 561–562.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Miguel Tamen Ross Hamilton, Accident: A Philosophical and Literary History (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007), 320 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Sarah McNamer, Affective Meditation and the Invention of Medieval Compassion...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 102–103.
Published: 01 January 2023
... philosopher Miskawayh consists of “Conclusive Answers to Disparate Questions” put to him by Tawhidi, a literary intellectual. The book should not be viewed simply as a window for the modern English reader on what occupied the minds of thinkers in that milieu and of that period. As Vasalou notes...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 167–168.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Oren Harman Canales Jimena , The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate that Changed Our Understanding of Time ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2015 ), 479 pp. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 494–495.
Published: 01 August 2005
.... He uses the idea of individuality to strange explain tothe the introduction philosophical agreeably anontechnical, Pesic writes (Cambridge, MA:MITPress, 2002),184pp. Peter Pesic, —Barry Allen —Barry death. of price atcomes the and complicated ofthe aluxury is which ofindividuality...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 447–448.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Miguel Tamen Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Schaffner Anna Katharina , Exhaustion: A History ( New York : Columbia University Press , 2016 ), 291 pp. Posnock Ross , Renunciation: Acts of Abandonment by Writers, Philosophers, and Artists ( Cambridge, MA...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 299–300.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Thibault De Meyer tibo.de.meyer.olivares@gmail.com Sémir Badir , Magritte et les philosophes ( Brussels : Les Impressions Nouvelles , 2021 ), 176 pp. Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Magritte et les philosophes , written by a Belgian semiotician, puts...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 415–430.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Philosopher Patrice Maniglier Translated by Matthew H. Evans “Why did we obey? The question hardly occurred to us. We had formed the habit of deferring to our parents and teachers”: it was in this way that Henri Bergson introduced what remains one of the greatest works in the philosophy...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 204–213.
Published: 01 April 2014
... various feelings that we experience, there is a discrete group that, thanks to their involvement with universals, may be regarded as philosophical. Wonder, grief, compassion, tenderness, hope, despair, and delight are philosophical if they are experienced on behalf of humankind and addressed to the world...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 385–392.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Peter Skafish; Eduardo Viveiros de Castro; Patrice Maniglier; Louis Morelle This introduction to “Anthropological Philosophy: Symposium on an Unanticipated Conceptual Practice” comprises a brief history of attitudes among anthropologists toward the philosophical field of ontology, and attitudes...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 48–65.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Hanne Andrea Kraugerud; Bjørn Torgrim Ramberg Is Richard Rorty a philosophical quietist? We consider different stances Rorty has assumed toward philosophy, arguing that on the face of it there is no conflict between them. However, Rorty's extensive writing on the topic of truth suggests a tension...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Richard Shiff Academics generate circles of thought. Their preferred modes of conceptualization—the intellectual constructions in circulation within academic discourse at a given moment—readily pass across disciplinary boundaries. During the past two centuries, philosophical critique...