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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 379–380.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Charles Sullivan Israel Jonathan , A Revolution of the Mind: Radical Enlightenment and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Democracy ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2010 ), 276 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 242–260.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., and this article seeks to assess those changes in the context of three ideal types that advocate the use of randomly selected minipublics. This article analyzes, each in turn, the attraction of sortition for supporters and theorists of deliberative democracy, antipolitical democracy, and radical democracy...
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Common Knowledge (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...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 324–330.
Published: 01 August 2009
... constitution for the State of Israel also revealed a picture of a profoundly divided society with utterly irreconcilable political visions competing for its future. In the face of such radical diversity in political vision the author suggests that the better way forward is to focus not on ends but on means...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (3): 342–366.
Published: 01 September 2023
... political debate. Radical populism can be antiformalist if the institutions and norms of the constitution are presented as restraints on the majority will, impediments to democracy and its guardians, perhaps the enemies of the people. Daniel Lee answers this challenge by drawing a distinction between...
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Common Knowledge (2024) 30 (1): 137–139.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Paul Cartledge pac1001@cam.ac.uk Jedediah Purdy , Two Cheers for Politics: Why Democracy Is Flawed, Frightening—and Our Best Hope ( New York : Basic Books , 2022 ), 293 pp. Copyright © 2024 by Duke University Press 2024 Purdy (for Jedediah, see 2 Samuel 12:25...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 496–515.
Published: 01 August 2002
... that was much discussed on its publication in 1999, Martin Malia traces the notion of Russia’s enigmatic uniqueness to myths fostered by the romantics’ cult of national distinctiveness, which led Russian radical populists and conservative...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 7–22.
Published: 01 January 2009
... to quiescence. Thus quietism is an indexical, its varieties established by the range of things whose quietus is sought. Most radical among quietists are those who seek the end of life simpliciter: they are necrophiles in the strict sense, and rare — startling when they occur. Melville’s Bartleby...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 219–226.
Published: 01 August 2007
... the “human and social sciences” or, more simply, the “humanities.” These disciplines progressively filtered into the university, notably the Ameri- can university, though there remain “media personality” intellectuals outside the academy committed to the same radical overhaul of thought. In taking over...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 269–315.
Published: 01 April 2009
...   —   and - - - - As As to make Islamists radical EHRR EHRR 71 survive. and founded are democracies actual which room oflittle uponhas forinterestsCity God the variety...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (3): 324–341.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Jennifer T. Roberts Abstract Recoiling from the power that Athenian democracy placed in the hands of the poor, the founding fathers of the United States took Athens as primarily an anti-model, whereas nineteenth-century defenders of slavery found Athens a very congenial model indeed, seeming...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 119–129.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Michnik’s essay “A New Evolutionism”—made their appearance, and a good fifteen years since the dissidents, through their very public efforts, helped to end the communist regimes of Eastern Europe and engineer “handshake tran- sitions” to liberal democracy.1 These dissidents, once viewed as upstarts, have...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 337–353.
Published: 01 August 2021
... and markets that poses the greatest danger. Despite the radical epistemology that Mouffe advocates, she remains in favor of some core features of present-day democratic states, including liberal ideals of equality, freedom, the rule of law, and constitutions, though she is critical of what she calls...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 326–329.
Published: 01 May 2022
... in Micropoetics ; The Futurist Moment ; The Poetics of Indeterminacy ; Radical Poetics ; Poetry on and off the Page ; The Dance of the Intellect: Studies in the Pound Tradition ; Unoriginal Genius ; and Differentials: Poetry, Poetics, Pedagogy , which received the Robert Penn Warren Prize for literary...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 January 2023
... on doubly held commitments to radical empirical curiosity about, on the one hand, events of science and culture, and, on the other hand, promises of conceptual speculation for collective learning. This work is highly important for the novel perplexities of the Anthropocene, but not quite in the way...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 173–186.
Published: 01 May 2023
... nonpartisanship democracy The aim of this second instalment of “Antipolitics” is to explore what a greater awareness of the history of random political recruitment, along with a greater appreciation of why it might have been used, can bring to our modern understanding of politics and the democratic process...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 516–525.
Published: 01 August 2002
... froze collective memory; the fall of communism, therefore, brought with it, along with a return of democracy, paratotalitarian formations, ghosts from another era. However, the ghosts revisited in a new role: not as heirs of the nationalist...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 319–323.
Published: 01 August 2009
...: Europe. postcommunist practice to understand the nature of the threats to democracy in the countries of Wetent, Putin. authoritarianismof effective needVladimir only look at Putin’s consis the is model real Butthe Janukowycz. Wiktor of radicalism communist of Victor Urban, rhetoric...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 424–426.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics at the University of Chicago. She is the author of Women and War; Democracy on Trial; Real Politics; Power Trips and Other Jour- neys; Meditations on Modern Political Thought; Public Man, Private Woman; Who Are We? Crit...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 7–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... Finally, this article presents a critique of Edward Said's understanding of intellectuals in his Representations of the Intellectual . The author argues that Said's book misrepresents Turgenev's novel Fathers and Sons . Cohen suggests that there are radical differences between Said's description...