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Common Knowledge (1 January 2005) 11 (1): 22–32.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Jean-Marie Cardinal Lustiger Jean-Marie Cardinal Lustiger 2005 Translated by Devorah R. Karp S y m p osium: Talking Peace with God s, Part 2 REDISCOVERING UNIVERSAL REASON Jean-Marie Cardinal Lustiger Translated by Devorah R. Karp...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 113–114.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Sari Nusseibeh Tyerman Christopher , How to Plan a Crusade: Reason and Religious War in the High Middle Ages . ( London : Allen Lane , 2015 ), 400 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 avision between of distinguishing importance hereon the is emphasis The happen. them went...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2004) 10 (1): 152.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Copyright 2004 by Duke University Press 151 Stephen Toulmin, Return to Reason 152 (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001), 256 pp. Toulmin means by his title that (1) in ancient Greece and...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 538.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Michael P. Kramer Habermas Jürgen , Reder Michael , Schmidt Josef , Briskorn Norbert , and Ricken Friedo , An Awareness of What Is Missing: Faith and Reason in a Post-Secular Age , trans. Cronin Ciaran ( Cambridge : Polity , 2010 ), 87 pp. © 2011 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2003) 9 (1): 50–77.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Roxanne L. Euben Duke University Press 2003 CK 9.1-06 Euben 10/31/02 10:29 AM Page 50 A COUNTERNARRATIVE OF SHARED AMBIVALENCE Some Muslim and Western Perspectives on Science and Reason...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 505.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Andrew P. Tuck Tsong Khapa, Ocean of Reasoning: A Great Commentary on Nagarjuna's Mulamadhyamakakarika, trans. Geshe Ngawang Samten and Jay L. Garfield (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006), 632 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II, What’s Wrong with Democracy...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 January 2011
...John Q. Stilwell Frederick Schauer, Thinking Like A Lawyer: A New Introduction to Legal Reasoning (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009), 256 pp. Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Steve Pincus, 1688: The First Modern Revolution (New Haven, CT: Yale...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 229–238.
Published: 01 April 2012
... discourse that we can shift back and forth between several logics — several organized ways of reasoning, of providing reasons or grounds for our claims. Building on previous work on Hegel's dialectical logic, the author here identifies three distinct logics simultaneously in play in our conversations...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2002) 8 (3): 549–550.
Published: 01 August 2002
...- mangasse. —Marjorie Perloff Robert Brandom, Articulating Reasons: An Introduction to Inferentialism (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000), 230 pp. Kant almost succeeded in making rationalism a pejorative term, his success lim...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2010) 16 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 January 2010
... frequently avoided coming to grips with his distinctions between theory and pragmatism, science and politics, which lie at the heart of his political refusal. Theory and science push toward reasonable explanations and accounts of things; pragmatic and predatory political actors apply “worldly wisdom” to the...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 457–473.
Published: 01 August 2010
... universal varies; sometimes it is said to be God, sometimes the moral law, and sometimes reason (whether human reason or an objective reason inherent in the nature of the world). The process of grappling with how human beings must orient themselves toward the universal very often issues in conclusions that...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 348–364.
Published: 01 August 2009
... perspective; we should not think of it as a feature purportedly inherent in the very nature of things. It is salutary to remember cases where the “ought” is so relativized, say to an undesirable end, that it identifies no reason for action. The nature of the relation does not change when it is relativized to...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 April 2011
... open to alternatives. Although he did not use the term “casuistry,” which Toulmin revived, Tolstoy saw ethics as a matter of case-based reasoning irreducible to a system; and both thinkers regarded the realist novel as the natural home of ethics viewed this way. Anna Karenina also contains an argument...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 511–517.
Published: 01 August 2014
... instrument and identity. The king thus had his own reasons for upholding the liberty of conscience, and so James II can be found using the language of a skeptical Enlightenment, while at the same time affirming the absoluteness of his authority and incurring the suspicion of popery. How “toleration” of...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 541–546.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Peter T. Leeson James C. Scott’s The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia argues that the Zomia people of Southeast Asia consciously chose to live without government and that their choice was sensible. Yet basic economic reasoning, reflected in Hobbes’s classic...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 472–500.
Published: 01 August 2009
... in its orientation—also questions the validity of Jürgen Habermas's premises regarding the ethics of communication: the scope given to speculative reason and the effectiveness of an explicative metadiscourse for clarifying misunderstanding or resolving conflicts; the possibility of authentic...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 August 2010
... explains these principles in terms of traditional Chinese thought, Daoist and Confucian: wei we wei , or “doing-not-doing,” means effective inaction. What makes such wisdom possible is not mystical insight, he argues, but discipline in a certain kind of art. The sage has no need of reasons (let alone...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 13–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
... alleged relativists because relativism-refuters commonly deploy and depend on the very concepts (e.g., truth and reason ) and relations (e.g., between what are referred to as facts and evidence ) that are at issue. The result is circular argumentation, intellectual nonengagement, and perfect deadlock...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 January 2011
... or are, from her perspective, both dubiously radical and otherwise undesirable. She points out that the vulnerable positions, arguments, and views that Holbraad attributes to her are spuriously derived from the texts he cites and that, for this reason, his evident effort to duplicate certain...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 427–432.
Published: 01 August 2011
... critique of what the Romantic-Symbolist tradition of English poetry had become in the twentieth century. Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and other late Symbolists had turned artists into advocates of an irrational wisdom superior to reason and common sense, thus isolating—so Kermode argued—the world of art from that...