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Common Knowledge (1 April 2019) 25 (1-3): 364–377.
Published: 01 April 2019
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2010) 16 (1): 137–145.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Wisława Szymborska; Ryszard Krynicki; Bronislaw Maj; Adam Zagajewski Duke University Press 2010 not for sale Translated by Clare Cavanagh FICTION and poetry RECENT POLISH POEMS Wisława Szymborska, Ryszard Krynicki...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 291–311.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Western Europe seemed to graduate students to represent a kind of “other.” Recently the European Middle Ages has come to seem familiar, and medievalists, still in search of the unfamiliar, have reached beyond the borders of Western Europe and the type of documents traditionally studied to research new...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 424–445.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Bakhtinian apology for quietism and seeks to contribute to recent work in Common Knowledge on that subject. Bakhtin's conception of reticence is usefully understood with reference to threshold situations: in withholding a future word, a human being hovers on the borders of nonbeing and being, on the borders...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 453–465.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Louis Morelle Several recent philosophical projects, notably Bruno Latour's empirical meta-physics, Tristan Garcia's formal ontology, Graham Harman's object-oriented philosophy, and Markus Gabriel's new realism, have insisted there is a need for an “egalitarian” or “flat” ontology that would grant...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 17–21.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Peter Mack This essay reflects on the different uses that its author has made of the Warburg Institute Library, first as a student, resident in the Library for two years, then as a visitor on day-long research trips from Warwick, and most recently as director of the Institute. After describing how...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 32–49.
Published: 01 January 2012
... is presently writing, Warburg Circles, 1929 – 1964 , has been shaped by these archival holdings. She offers a brief history of the consolidated archive now located on the fourth floor of the Warburg Institute, a story that throws light on recent scholarly trends; and she gives examples of the sorts...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 445–471.
Published: 01 August 2008
..., more recently, the New Urbanism. Despite the conventional separations of modernism from the more criticized mass-housing development, the same principles of security, shelter, community, and utopia are present in each. Presented by some architects as a postmodernist aesthetic, the central tenets of...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 181–189.
Published: 01 April 2018
... difficult but of inestimable value. Our best work is on the margins of sense. This conclusion is elaborated with a look at recent work in “philosophical anthropology” and “anthropological philosophy” associated with the so-called ontological turn in anthropology. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 September 2017
... hostility to Hillary Clinton's candidacy. Comparing the widespread resistance to Donald Trump's proposals in early 2017 with recent single-issue protests, the author suggests that it is a strength of the current moment that women confront a wide range of issues, from sexual harassment to gun violence to...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 353–355.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of the humanities, as a number of recent publications have done. The second set continues the approach of describing in detail the excitement and discovery that can occur in a particular humanities class but also expands upon the first to include the voices of graduate students and an undergraduate...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2019) 25 (1-3): 76–91.
Published: 01 April 2019
... epistemology, contemporary history and sociology of science, and recent work in cognitive theory. In connection with the logically circular question-begging or self-affirmation commonly involved in (alleged) demonstrations of the relativist’s (supposed) self-refutation, Smith gives particular attention to the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2019) 25 (1-3): 357–363.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Roger Cardinal Etchegaray; Translated by Mei Lin Chang; Jeffrey M. Perl Cardinal Etchegaray argues here that the dialogue between church and state, with both parties rooted in sometimes conflicting absolute claims and values, has become more recently a wider-ranging dialogue between the church and...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 45–104.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Lionel Gossman Until recently, the general judgment of the once admired and influential Nazarene painters of early-nineteenth-century Germany, among those who paid any attention to their work, was that in rejecting everything that came after the young Raphael and seeking inspiration in the Italian...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 January 2013
... of recent vintage. In the days when postmodernism was a technical term used mainly by scholars of art and architecture—and indeed, decades before then—professional historians were grappling with the incapacity of facts to write themselves into a universally satisfying, single version of history...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 375–382.
Published: 01 April 2011
... conceived in terms of social obligations, of guilt and sin, of revenge, and as a plot that structures the narrative of human life. Instead of simply looking to the archaic meanings of debt for its shadow side, this review attempts to take stock of what the recent credit crisis can teach us about the place...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 249–254.
Published: 01 April 2012
.... Accordingly, some recent authors have tried to replace pagan with polytheist , but the latter term has the disadvantage that many pagans tended toward monotheism, or to a modified monotheism that regarded one god as vastly superior to all others (“henotheism”). Heathen is similar in being an insider's term...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 275–282.
Published: 01 April 2013
... prewar Orientalism, especially the potent German variety that was notoriously neglected by Edward Said in his 1979 study decrying Orientalism as the handmaiden of European imperialism. But many prominent German Orientalists were also ignored in Robert Irwin's recent book-length critique of Said's...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 557–568.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Robin Davidson This essay examines the work of Ewa Lipska, who, since the publication of her first book in 1967, has been among the most acclaimed of recent Polish poets but less well known in the West than Czesław Miłosz, Wisława Szymborska, or Adam Zagajewski. She is a philosophical poet, making...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 474–489.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Gerard Wiegers This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies” argues, on the basis of recent research, that religious polemic is a phenomenon closely associated only with monotheist traditions. Focusing on religious polemics in medieval and early modern Islamic and Christian...