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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 505–524.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing Because computers zoom across magnifications, it is easy to conclude that both knowledge and things exist by nature in precision-nested scales. The technical term is “scalable,” the ability to expand without distorting the framework. But it takes hard work to make knowledge...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 117–122.
Published: 01 January 2011
... processes of boundary making and boundary maintenance whereby contrasting cultural traits or contents are arbitrarily assigned to and distributed among preexisting social forms and social scales (whether individuals, communities, or nations). Conversely, the more intensive intertribal engagements described...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 196–235.
Published: 01 April 2015
... communities. Demands for harmony are performatively integrated into social practices. The authors argue that, rather than searching for a scale of sociality where harmony might be “organic,” it is necessary to critically assess proclamations of and demands for harmony as means of coercion even within small...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 253–269.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Edith Hall The earliest ancient Greek text to narrate the resolution of a large-scale conflict by judicial means is Aeschylus's tragedy Eumenides , first performed in Athens in 458 BC. After explaining the historical context in which the play was performed—a context of acute civic discord and the...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 69–80.
Published: 01 January 2016
...David Livingstone Smith; Ioana Panaitiu We are a supremely social species whose ecological success rests largely on our capacity for large-scale cooperation. This high degree of sociality is only possible against a background of immensely powerful inhibitions against performing acts of lethal...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 284–300.
Published: 01 May 2016
... widespread fear of the coercive power of modern society. The price of the victory over evil, in these tales, is disenchantment. Tolkien is the first author to imagine disenchantment on a near-global scale, using literal disenchantment as a metaphor for a kind he could expect his readers to know firsthand...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 257–268.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Alan D. M. Rayner This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies” argues that the inclusion of space in form brings varying degrees of fuzziness and fluidity to all natural identities. Such inclusion is vital to evolutionary creativity, from subatomic to cosmic scales of natural...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 204–213.
Published: 01 April 2014
... as a whole. The vocation of philosophy is to expand the realm of feelings through the generalizing capacity of the reason, so that love, joy, and pain can be experienced in a noble way, on a maximally global scale, not reducible to private or practical situations. Emotions of philosophical cast...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 235–256.
Published: 01 April 2014
... genre and its complex political evolution. Misunderstandings are compounded by Zwicky's disengagement from her contemporaries in the aleatory genre, the instability of her definitions by way of gestalt, and the impossible scale of her “ontological imperative.” In the end, Roberts is disappointed by this...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 77–81.
Published: 01 January 2011
... concern is that, in being utterly uninterested in defining absolute scales for comparison and in focusing only on the generative potential of comparing, she relativizes the very act of comparing. What matters to her is how experimental devices simultaneously sensitize their users to the phenomena at hand...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 168.
Published: 01 January 2018
... — muse. to time the take and masterwork melancholy why? and Read this measured, be it?stop How shouldit really orotherwise minds our in time weundo But can recordings. historical and cosmological, geological, of evolutionary, scales the and insomnia (damn time biological...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 348–349.
Published: 01 April 2017
... scale experiments, experiments, ­scale...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 349–350.
Published: 01 April 2017
... scale experiments, experiments, ­scale...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2006) 12 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Thus, Dalrymple misrepresents me on the only specifi only meonthe misrepresents Dalrymple Thus, Dalrymple asserts that “the freedom of interracial exchange, and the scale scale the and exchange...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 331–338.
Published: 01 April 2010
..., Hache and Latour identify it with a set of doctrines: a commitment to the fact-value distinction, and a belief that only morality-bearing subjects (human beings) are of moral concern. On the other hand, moralism is represented or figured as a scale or axis, thus imply- ing that an author or text...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... because of its paradoxical character: he enjoins us to study singular cases table. His own advice has not been followed up, at least not in the social sciences, the same scale as the model or to be on constructed a   scale” different ‘case,’ the patternedbe tosoincludeas elements will which...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 351–379.
Published: 01 April 2013
... there” was integrally relatedofNewman’sto scale sense integrally was there” of being of“sense a sense place, place.That and time presentat aparticular being of afeeling them wouldgive one ofthat space, sensation atangible paintings his...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 January 2016
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 526–527.
Published: 01 September 2015
... aged Elliott encounter the General General the encounter Elliott ­aged scale project that had been...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 369–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
... —    heterogeneous history its given tone scales and made to demonstrate the value ofcomplex value orders the demonstrate to made and ­tone scales...