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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 211–219.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Gary Saul Morson Despite their professed multiculturalism, educated Americans find it hard to imagine that others do not share their liberal values. Does not everyone love their children and want peace? The author of the article, a Tolstoy scholar and student of Russian culture, discusses topics...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 546–547.
Published: 01 September 2017
...H. R. Woudhuysen Ricketts Rita , Scholars, Poets, and Radicals: Discovering Forgotten Lives in the Blackwell Collections . ( Oxford : Bodleian Library , 2015 ), 320 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 437.
Published: 01 August 2018
...John Boardman Higbie Carolyn , Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient World ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2017 ), 276 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 112.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Richard Jenkyns Richardson Edmund , Classical Victorians: Scholars, Scoundrels, and Generals in Pursuit of Antiquity . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013 ), 242 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2004) 10 (3): 485–517.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Jeffrey J. Kripal Duke University Press 2004 Symposium: Talking Peace with Gods, Part 1 COMPARATIVE MYSTICS Scholars as Gnostic Diplomats Jeffrey J. Kripal It is not difficult to see why Ulrich Beck’s cosmopolitan viewpoint would inspire...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2010) 16 (1): 155–156.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Elizabeth Freund Geoffrey Hartman, A Scholar's Tale: Intellectual Journey of a Displaced Child of Europe (New York: Fordham University Press, 2007), 195 pp. Duke University Press 2010 Little Reviews Mark S. Schantz, Awaiting the Heavenly Country: The Civil...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 256–279.
Published: 01 April 2018
...John Tolan Some of the nineteenth century’s foremost scholars of the Qur’an and hadiths were German and Hungarian Jews. For many of them, their scholarly interest in Islam was entangled with their contemporary concerns about movements of reform and emancipation in European Jewry and about the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Humberto Garcia A contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, this article examines the travelogue of Mirza Abu Taleb ibn Muhammed Isfahani (1752–1805), the Muslim Indo-Persian scholar, poet, and Lucknow nobleman who sympathized with the Irish during his travels to England and...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 267–291.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Castile. This case thus reveals the existence of a hybrid form of Catholic Muslim religiosity, but only to scholars who do what is required to de differentiate — that is, to blur — the categories of identity and orthodoxy that were established by the Inquisition. Scholars have for too long allowed the...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 373–378.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Christophe Fricker; Timothy J. Senior This guest column in Common Knowledge is one of three published under the heading “Economy and Humanity.” The authors argue that collaborative research projects carried out by scholars in the arts and humanities in cooperation with commercial enterprises...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 87–103.
Published: 01 January 2011
... multiplicities, and the other on a world of not-quite repetitions. The article asks if the binary is not essential to the epistemic work that Western (Euro-American) scholars might want to do, since we forever reinvent the divide between the modern and the post-/pre-modern. Strathern assumes the anthropologist's...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 10–15.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Mark Bauerlein Elizabeth Fox-Genovese died in January 2007. She was a renowned scholar and important public intellectual, but in this reminiscence Mark Bauerlein recalls her as something else: a model colleague. Despite the many attacks on her work and the difficulties she encountered in her...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 124–135.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Glenn Holland Speaking freely is considered an essential component of academic freedom and freedom of inquiry. Unfortunately, historically as well as currently, the right to speak freely has often resulted in polemics and disputes between scholars. But the entire purpose of frankness in speech...
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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 2017) 23 (2): 303–324.
Published: 01 April 2017
... yoga, whose macrohistory comprises a global case of xenophilia, beginning with Vivekananda's address at the World's Parliament of Religions in Chicago and still ongoing today. Before that watershed speech in 1893, however, indigenous scholars were translating Sanskrit texts into Bengali as part of an...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 32–49.
Published: 01 January 2012
... exchanges, and follow conversations over years — a rare circumstance. The academic staff maintained contact with an impressively large number of internationally active scholars, working in many fields, and the letters are characteristically substantive. In this article, the author indicates how a book she...
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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 January 2012) 18 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 January 2012
... process for many of the Warburg scholars. The popular belief in the cultural ties between England and Italy fed into the positive reception for the exhibition and into acceptance of the work of the Warburg Institute. The exhibition was published in a large format catalog in 1948, further adding to the...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 160–173.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann This essay, part of a special issue on the Warburg Institute and Library, offers personal recollections of scholars whom the author encountered there as a student in the early 1970s, including E. H. Gombrich, Otto Kurz, Michael Baxandall, Frances Yates, D. P. Walker, A. I...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 56–89.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the 1840s and contrasts his way of reading with those of other scholars during the period. The hermeneutic of “one mind” was the foundation of his xenophilic reading. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Thoreau transcendentalism Hinduism Yoga Bhagavad Gita xenophilia...