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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 92–93.
Published: 01 January 2009
...J. M. Coetzee Daniel Defoe, An Essay on the History and Reality of Apparitions , ed. Kit Kincade (New York: AMS Press, 2007), 573 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Daniel Defoe, An Essay on the History and Reality of Apparitions, ed...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 158.
Published: 01 January 2004
... deal of what we call civilized life depends on it.” —Joseph Frank Ian Hacking, Mad Travelers: Reflections on the Reality of Transient Mental Illnesses 158 (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002), 239 pp. The reissue in paper of this delightful volume of four...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 410–411.
Published: 01 April 2019
...J. M. Coetzee; Jeffrey M. Perl Defoe Daniel , An Essay on the History and Reality of Apparitions , ed. Kincade Kit ( New York : AMS Press , 2007 ), 573 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 January 2011
... REALITY G. E. R. Lloyd Barbara Herrnstein Smith does an excellent job of exposing the polyvalence of “relativism” and of identifying the principal common assumptions concerning such concepts as truth, values, meaning, and reality, to which it is thought to pose a threat. My aim...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 98–112.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Jeffrey J. Kripal 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 REALITY AGAINST SOCIETY William Blake, Antinomianism, and the American Counterculture Jeffrey J. Kripal His...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 171–172.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Averil Cameron Jeffreys Michael Lauxtermann Marc D. , eds., The Letters of Psellos: Cultural Networks and Historical Realities ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2017 ), 480 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Li tt le R ev ie w s 17 1some empirical findings...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 106.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Gerard Wiegers Lassner Jacob , Jews, Christians, and the Abode of Islam: Modern Scholarship, Medieval Realities . ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2012 ), 336 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 303–324.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Vedāntavāglīś, exposed elements of ambiguity in the original work that expanded the possibilities for the engagement of yoga with Western discourses, while at the same time legitimating the Sanskritic past as a resource for addressing new realities. In the process, Kālīvar's translation helped enable...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 198–222.
Published: 01 April 2010
... by? How well do the various versions of the idea that have been articulated so far fit the current and emerging reality of the EU? Attention in the article focuses especially on the pan-European movement that emerged after the unprecedented destruction of World War I. Duke University Press 2010...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 96–110.
Published: 01 January 2013
... by Paul Cézanne and Pieter Bruegel, poems by Wallace Stevens and W. H. Auden. The essay argues that each self-deluding “reality” we construct is only temporary, destined to fall back into the elusive, undifferentiated zone of overlap and ambiguity from which it has emerged. Therefore, the author urges, we...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 126–142.
Published: 01 April 2019
... in “The ‘Pédofil’ of Boa Vista,” an article published in the spring 1995 issue of Common Knowledge . Here he argues that Whitehead’s neglected text Process and Reality offers the possibility of a radical historical realism that puts the scientific object and the scientist’s laboratory on the same footing. His case...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 321–331.
Published: 01 April 2019
... the immediate social and political realities of modernity. liberalism pluralism moral philosophy political theory Copyright © 1992 1992 ...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 177–197.
Published: 01 May 2022
... inspiration for grappling with these issues in the same apparently odd place: the work of the Polish microbiologist and comparative epistemologist Ludwik Fleck. The first part of this essay explores the role of Fleck's radical constructivism in Smith's analyses of perplexing Anthropocene realities...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 380–401.
Published: 01 September 2022
... this confusion and undermined his effectiveness as a philosopher and public intellectual. The focus here is on two points: first, on how, in his eagerness to shut down attempts to claim a privileged path to Reality, he gave the impression of dismissing not only hierarchies but also distinctions; and second...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 327–330.
Published: 01 May 2016
... terms empire and nation-state , which increasingly pervade Chinese perceived realities, lack precise Chinese equivalents. Meanwhile, the terms that the Chinese use in referring to the same historical transition, tianli (“Heavenly Principle”) and gongli (“Universal Principle”), are obscure to the Euro...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 540–548.
Published: 01 August 2014
... starts from the assumption that practices of ordering depend on the establishment of forms for commensuration, classification, qualification, valuation, and calculation of equivalence that imply reference to realities “out there” and to perceived common goods. A convention (or the element of a “metacode...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 105–119.
Published: 01 January 2016
... adversaries are united in the strife that divides them. In the second example, the conflict is between the contested realities, colliding ideologies, and divergent social practices of the priestly and warrior castes; the discourse of the epic illuminates the differences in explicit detail in order to permit...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 237–255.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of such agreements, but the reality of marital politics was far more complicated. Arranging a marriage could be a statement of enmity by two families toward a third party. Attempts to dissolve or prevent marriages already arranged by one's rivals amounted to viable political tactics. During the twelfth century...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 451–463.
Published: 01 August 2012
... pluralism as a way out of these unfruitful terminological debates. Each concept sheds light on some aspects of reality while obscuring others. In particular, the often-criticized ambiguity and fuzziness of the term “pagan monotheism” may help us to formulate questions that otherwise would remain marginal...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 211–216.
Published: 01 April 2013
... academic administrators take toward professors more interested in their disciplines than in their employer? What is the fate of the underfunded humanities? What can be done about the stunning increase in tuition prices? Transfixed by Terman's definition of eminence, Cole ignores these difficult realities...