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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 10–19.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Edward Idris Cardinal Cassidy Duke University Press 2002 THE FUTURE OF JEWISH-CHRISTIAN RELATIONS In Light of the Visit of Pope John Paul II to the Holy Land Edward Idris Cardinal Cassidy The celebration of the Jubilee Year...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2007) 13 (2-3): 362–378.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Kenneth J. Gergen Duke University Press 2007 S y m p o s i u m : A “ D i c t a t o r s h i p o f R e l a t i v i s m ” ? RELATIVISM, RELIGION, AND RELATIONAL BEING Kenneth J. Gergen There was a time of my life in which, by common...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 117–122.
Published: 01 January 2011
... identity, what then might its politics be? By comparing Strathern's Melanesian case with ethnographic examples in Corsica and Mongolia, a novel relational modality of “intensive ethnicity” may be identified, one that differs qualitatively from the “extensive ethnicity” with which anthropologists have...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 433–450.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Morten Nielsen This article opens with the questions, What is on the inside of a relation? Might we imagine the inner workings of a relational form detached from the elements that it connects? Then, through an ethnographic examination of ancestral interventions among residents in a neighborhood on...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 225–231.
Published: 01 April 2017
...-relations theorist Todd Pittinsky's argument that, since tolerance is not logically the antithesis of negative feelings toward out-groups, even long-established traditions of toleration are inadequate to prevent intergroup aggression. Pittinsky proposes that tolerance be replaced, as a principle of...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 348–364.
Published: 01 August 2009
... certain ends or quasi-ends, and—when the “ought” is only pro tanto —to certain aspects of, or opportunities within, a situation. These judgments are often intuitive in that they do not derive from the application of a principle. Fittingness is an anthropocentric relation that holds within some human...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 104–110.
Published: 01 January 2011
... context of the related effort of Louis Dumont, which involved a sustained critique of Eurocentricism, in which he saw anthropological comparativism as hitherto being bound. A question is raised concerning the extent to which Strathern has escaped the kind of criticism that Dumont developed. Additionally...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 464–483.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., analogous institutional paradigms, and authors' own memories of captivity have gradually declined in influence. Although not wholly absent, their place has been taken by an emphasis on intergenerational trauma, international relations (especially those involving the 1995 commemoration of the end of the war...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 151–154.
Published: 01 January 2011
... relations; these form the foundation of postdevelopment action in this part of the world and orient actors' “postures of attention” to power relations. Second, this commentary raises questions concerning arrows—archetypal of the protentive element of Amerindian “speculative ontology” and, as such, symbolic...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 88–95.
Published: 01 January 2013
...), suggest different angles of perception, but all represent fuzzy modes, modes that would seem to have no place in science, especially in climate science, which is pressed to be ever more precise. Yet an analysis of the genealogy of these terms and, in particular, of the differential relation between...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Joseph Leo Koerner This essay finds its departure point in a title page that Aby Warburg (1866 – 1929) drafted for his lecture on the Pueblo Indians. Through the labyrinthine thought pathways evidenced by this much-amended and overwritten typescript, it explores the relation between reason and...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 128–133.
Published: 01 January 2012
... cultural analysis. The essay includes a tribute to Anne Marie Meyer (1919 – 2004), Warburg scholar and long-time affiliate of the Institute, with special emphasis on the question that she uniquely raised: “Exactly what was the relation between [Aby] Warburg's research on paganism in the Renaissance and his...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 256–279.
Published: 01 April 2018
... history of Jews’ relations with Christians and Muslims. Abraham Geiger, one of the founders of the reform movement, which sought to modernize Judaism by simplifying its ritual and making it more amenable to European society, was also a scholar of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Geiger presented Muhammad...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 415–429.
Published: 01 August 2018
... from discussion of current Israeli politics and the power relations between teachers and students. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 historiography teacher-student relations Roll of Ahimaaz Jewish Chronicles of the Crusades academic “Ethics Code” of Israel ...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 394–410.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Charles M. Tung For much of the twentieth century, the discipline of literary studies has grappled with the question of how its generally sotto voce activity responds to a history that calls loudly for action. This essay treats the question of literature's quietism in relation to the problem of...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 193–207.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Derek Sayer An exercise in humour noir , this essay explores relations between the Paris and Prague surrealist groups from André Breton and Paul Éluard's visit to “the magic capital of old Europe” in 1935 to the aborted “Prague Spring” of 1968. It focuses on the famous “starry castle” of Breton's...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 292–311.
Published: 01 April 2012
... postmodernism has nothing to do with their adversarial relations. The effort of this article is to show that, even before postmodernism was heard of, nationalist thinkers such as Rabbi A. I. H. Kook (1865 – 1935), Rabbi M. A. Amiel (1883 – 1946), Rabbi Abraham Hazan (1920 – 2003), and Professor André Neher...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 269–274.
Published: 01 April 2013
... the Mahabharata , while, in Doha, a royal patron commissioned him to paint a series relating Islamic and Christian civilization. The two series are shown, in this essay, to best exhibit Husain's view of “all distinctions” as “political, artificial.” © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 424–445.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of the present, future, and past. In this sense, reticence is allied to conceptions of fuzziness and blur that have also been concerns of this journal in recent years. In making these claims, the essay relates Bakhtin's thought to a Russian literary tradition of thinking about silence (Tiutchev's and...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 530–550.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Dariusz Gafijczuk This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies” considers how the ultramodernist aesthetics of Central Europe has related to and reacted against the region's political history and cartography. Central Europe has been a rich source of “soluble” realities that...