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Common Knowledge (1 August 2004) 10 (3): 532–550.
Published: 01 August 2004
...J. G. A. Pocock Quentin Skinner, Visions of Politics, 3 vols.: Regarding Method, Renaissance Virtues, Hobbes and Civic Science (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002), 1,088 pp. Duke University Press 2004 REVIEW QUENTIN SKINNER The History of Politics and...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2006) 12 (3): 526.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Anton O. Kris Jenny Davidson, Hypocrisy and the Politics of Politeness: Manners and Morals from Locke to Austen (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), 252 pp. Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Robert Mills, Suspended Animation...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2009) 15 (1): 7–22.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Paul J. Griffiths Quietists aim to bring something to rest, to move it from activity to quiescence. This essay depicts and advocates a quietism of political interest, which is to say a divorce of political action from interest in the outcome of such action. Its principal interlocutor is Pascal...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 164–180.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Mita Choudhury An examination of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century French history indicates that the relationship between the Jesuits and Quietism was shaped by politics as well as by concerns of theological orthodoxy. During the late 1690s, the Jesuits championed François Fénelon accused of...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2010) 16 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Sidney Plotkin Though a radical critic of capitalist society, Thorstein Veblen was a political quietist. His ideas of social evolution, cultural lag, and predatory power help to explain why. Veblen saw the need for deep-seated social change but despaired of its chances. He was in crucial ways a...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 233–246.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Abdulaziz Sachedina The paper undertakes to investigate the Shī`ī practice of prudential concealment ( taqīya ) as a source of both quietism and political activism. The practice functioned as a strategy of survival for the Shī `ī minority living under hostile Sunni regimes. Although Sunni...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2007) 13 (1): 67–79.
Published: 01 January 2007
..., ; ). - - - - - - nasia bare bare existence. als in the political order at the most intimate level of their spaces, the liberties, and the rights” that inscribe individu power, Agamben concludes, had the effect of creating “the politicization of biology by debates over issues like eutha unveiling...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 396–423.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Velcheru Narayana Rao; Sanjay Subrahmanyam The essay reflects in an elegiac mode on a now largely forgotten (or effaced) body of literature from precolonial India regarding the art and business of politics. This body, known as nīti , has classical roots in Sanskrit but came in particular to be...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 487.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Peter Burke D. N. DeLuna, ed., with Perry Anderson and Glynn Burgess, The Political Imagination in History: Essays concerning J. G. A. Pocock (Baltimore, MD: Owlworks, 2006), 174 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 499–500.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Charles R. Sullivan John Shovlin, The Political Economy of Virtue: Luxury, Patriotism, and the Origins of the French Revolution (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2006), 265 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2009) 15 (1): 96.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Natalie Zemon Davis Joan Wallach Scott, The Politics of the Veil (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007), 208 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Daniel Defoe, An Essay on the History and Reality of Apparitions, ed. Kit Kincade...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 535.
Published: 01 September 2017
...David Armitage Agamben Giorgio , Stasis: Civil War as a Political Paradigm . ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2015 ), 75 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 172–173.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Matthew Mutter Lilla Mark , The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction ( New York : New York Review of Books , 2016 ), 168 pp. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 405–414.
Published: 01 August 2018
... critically about the uses of historical analogy in a politically charged setting. Presenting the voice of a student, William Simpson, “When History Meets Politics” highlights the importance of discussions that happen beyond the instructor’s hearing. Simpson’s account underscores the potentially...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 415–429.
Published: 01 August 2018
... together the work of ancient and medieval historians, to examine their own positions vis-à-vis the discipline of history and to reflect on its political and rhetorical aspects. The seminar, titled “Jews, Pagans, and Christians Write History in Antiquity,” was meant to question, through self-reflexive...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 432.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Conal Condren Turner Henry S. , The Corporate Commonwealth: Pluralism and Political Fictions in England, 1516 – 1651 ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2016 ), 344 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 434–435.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Stephen Greenblatt Lake Peter , How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2016 ), 688 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 443.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Barry Allen Wang Ban , ed., Chinese Visions of World Order: Tianxia, Culture, and World Politics ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2017 ), 330 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 446.
Published: 01 August 2018
...William Kolbrener Bulman William J. , Anglican Enlightenment: Orientalism, Religion, and Politics in England and Its Empire, 1648 – 1715 ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 ), 357 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Perry Link Heilmann Sebastian and Perry Elizabeth J. , eds., Mao's Invisible Hand: The Political Foundations of Adaptive Governance in China . ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Asia Center , 2011 ), 320 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...