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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 187a–187.
Published: 01 January 2020
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 451–463.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Daniel Grausam This essay compares “expert” attempts, commissioned by the US government, to imagine future nuclear risk with the attempt made by Lydia Millet in her novel Oh Pure and Radiant Heart (2005). During the Cold War, nuclear attack was conceptualized primarily as a matter of instantaneous...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 431–452.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in psychiatric terms, then went on to elaborate metaphysical concepts to account for it. The author argues that understanding Roberts's concepts in social historical terms risks obscuring their meaning and that comparing them with the related concepts of a credentialed philosopher, in this case Gilles Deleuze...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 346–347.
Published: 01 April 2019
...” that Common Knowledge provides “for discussion of the philosophy of value. Precedence must obviously be given to a planet at risk, but to lose what has been valued in literature is a sure way of increasing the unpleasantness of the future.” Copyright © 1992 1992 ethical value literary values Richard...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 411–422.
Published: 01 April 2011
... the Henrician Reformation. Dubious of this premise during the previous exchange, the author here examines the lives of three northern English quietists of More's time—Christopher Urswick (c. 1448–1552), Cuthbert Tunstall (1474–1559), and John Redman (1499–1551)—who never quite risked martyrdom but never...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 424–445.
Published: 01 August 2013
... for remaining silent and not stepping into the world in speech: in reticence, the human being avoids both judgment and being judged, eludes the risk of the addressee's absence or unreliability, and resists the finality of utterance that shares in the finality of death. This essay makes a case for a Bakhtinian...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 247–268.
Published: 01 April 2011
... elaborations, whereas professional performers did not. The aesthetic of improvisation in performance is shot through with risk—an element sadly lacking in the training and the performance of classical music at the present time. This article finds distinct parallels among what it calls the “ghetto language...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 71–76.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Steven D. Brown This commentary on Isabelle Stengers's article, “Comparison as a Matter of Concern” is an assessment of her stance toward experimental psychology. At the various points in her work where she considers that discipline, she tends to accuse it of failing to embrace the “risk” that she...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 104–110.
Published: 01 January 2011
... sustaining an ontological approach that is seen by some as contributing to the risks of anthropological relativism. The comment attempts to work within the spirit of Strathern's original contribution and is concerned with how anthropological comparativism may avoid some of the pitfalls that are commonly...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 373–378.
Published: 01 September 2015
... represent an important step forward for both sectors. Such projects further academic research interests, in the process helping scholars to become effective social actors, and they help companies to better navigate commercial risks by advancing their understanding of the cultural conditions in which...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 11–13.
Published: 01 January 2014
... seeks to exemplify both its virtues and its risks. To show how microhistory offers intense deliberation on a narrowly defined topic, yet also a kind of hastiness — an impatience with demands for broader scope — Colin Richmond examines one limited facet of the relationship between two Americans resident...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 214–218.
Published: 01 August 2007
... as the enthusiasm that certainty inspires. Take the fervor of attitude pope’s the is any relativists I’ll-try-anything-once to-each-his-own, Iwonder somewhat laid-back, the if noncommittal, particular, competition?In ( which with risks other as risk a great itcohesion? is as mean, I er’s homily depicts...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 331–338.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... are they equivalent to run equally the risks the risks asembodied mind the modeimagine human or ofaspect asan our distinctively mind’s seriouslyor, the body totake the embeddednessus in moreprecisely, to invites so doing clear: is benefit central The terms? physiological in economy dismissable...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 406–419.
Published: 01 September 2015
... applied during fieldwork included taped interviews, always includes risk, but the emphasis is on how the risk informal conversations, and participant observation, car- is worth taking...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 50–82.
Published: 01 January 2015
... to a different conception ofjustice. conception adifferent to reference with of hierarchy,validated kind adifferent to rise gives and taking, risk and conflict, oflogic cooperation, adistinctive generates ends, own its has tions...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 567–568.
Published: 01 August 2004
... of Economics. Among his books are Reflexive Modernization, Risk Society, Ecological Politics in an Age of Risk, The Reinvention of Politics, Individualization, and Democracy without Enemies. He is a regular contributor to the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Patrick Camiller...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2010
... to obstacles The risks. its have does philanthropy” “Intellectual military, academic anthropologists have a way of shooting themselves in the foot. it when comesandquestions answering toabout asking that, involvement theAmerican with think They attached. were strings no as long as devil...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 333–335.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of national chauvinism to literary tradition. What does one have to know in order to read a text, or rather, who can be called its reader? It seems to me that Skidan s goal is the creation of a nearly absurd limit case a kind of text that is so invo- luted on its own traditions that it risks becoming opaque...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 241–253.
Published: 01 April 2003
... and unconditional, and the other is certainly not just my ally and friend. Hospitality entails an acceptance of risk. The guest may turn out to be a murderer or rapist (and so might the host).23 In the context of an ethics of hospitality, I can never be entirely sure...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 111–116.
Published: 01 January 2011
... in a “cul instance, if the Hageners have no nature and no thenculture, why, just because I of Euro- those repertoires of the others more run risk of going unheard, of being crushed, than...