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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 346.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Oren Harman Meisel Martin , Chaos Imagined: Literature, Art, Science . ( New York : Columbia University Press , 2016 ), 608 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 71–79.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Bruno Latour Duke University Press 2002 Translated by Ashraf Noor THE SCIENCE WARS A Dialogue Bruno Latour Translated by Ashraf Noor She: So you’re a sociologist and you do research on scientists? Well, then you can explain something to me. People in my lab are...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2003) 9 (1): 50–77.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Roxanne L. Euben Duke University Press 2003 CK 9.1-06 Euben 10/31/02 10:29 AM Page 50 A COUNTERNARRATIVE OF SHARED AMBIVALENCE Some Muslim and Western Perspectives on Science and Reason...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2006) 12 (2): 197–213.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Nina Pelikan Straus © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 C O L U M N S FROM DOSTOEVSKY TO AL-QAEDA What Fiction Says to Social Science Nina Pelikan Straus Here, for once, the line between writing and the...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 494.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Lorraine Daston Angela N. H. Creager, Elizabeth Lunbeck, and M. Norton Wise, eds., Science without Laws: Model Systems, Cases, Exemplary Narratives (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007), 287 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 528–537.
Published: 01 August 2012
..., suggesting that his approach is more a matter of art than of science. In this defense of methodological pluralism, Scott’s approach is shown to be vindicated by his insights into how the peoples of Zomia evolved ways to evade incorporation, over a period of centuries, into any of the states of Southeast Asia...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 337–362.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Casper Bruun Jensen In this article, an anthropologist examines the question, asked today in diverse forms by an increasing variety of actors: what is the aim or telos of the social sciences? From within the disciplinary communities of the social sciences themselves, the answers given are...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2007) 13 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Clifford Geertz Meera Nanda, Prophets Facing Backwards: Postmodern Critiques of Science and Hindu Nationalism in India (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2003), 288 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Reviel Netz, Barbed Wire: An Ecology...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2007) 13 (1): 144–145.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Lorraine Daston Charles Coulston Gillispie, Science and Polity in France: The Revolutionary and Napoleonic Years (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004), 751 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Reviel Netz, Barbed Wire: An Ecology of...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 215–216.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Philip Gossett Eleanor Selfridge-Field, Song and Season: Science, Culture, and Theatrical Time in Early Modern Venice (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2007), 400 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Aviad Kleinberg, Flesh Made Word: Saints’ Stories and...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 520–521.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Miguel Tamen Lorraine Daston, ed., Things That Talk: Object Lessons from Art and Science (New York: Zone Books, 2004), 250 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II, What’s Wrong with Democracy? From...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 419–489.
Published: 01 August 2014
... AND WAR IN NONSTATE SOCIETIES An Anatomy of the Literature in Anthropology and Political Science Johan M. G. van der Dennen Present-­day discourse about “the myth of the peaceful savage” is, clearly, an extension of the old Hobbes-­Rousseau controversy, but it is not so clear when...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 128.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Oren Harman Leroi Armand Marie , The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science . ( New York : Viking , 2014 ), 501 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 106–107.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Guido Giglioni Martin Craig , Subverting Aristotle: Religion, History, and Philosophy in Early Modern Science . ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2014 ), 262 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 64–70.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Helen Verran This comment argues that Isabelle Stengers, in her article “Comparison as a Matter of Concern,” is justifiably concerned about the future of science in an imperium of commerce where epistemology has no clout. Agreeing with Stengers that we should focus attention on comparison-as...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2005) 11 (2): 352.
Published: 01 April 2005
... an applied art into a theoretical science.” atheoretical into appliedart an until —Alan Wolfe butnot much. improvement, by an be may That of race. matters than applies toone, this except case inthis the prejudices are matters of taste rather book, vious pre- Murray’s concludedthat...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 486–487.
Published: 01 August 2005
... (Chicago: Prickly Paradigm, 2004), 89 pp. Sophie Barluet, Éditions de sciences humaines et sociales: Le Coeur en danger (Paris: Quadrige, PUF, 2004), 170 pp. Do Common Knowledge readers bemoan a scarcity of good new contributions to the republic of...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 37–41.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Relativism Culture A Site of Relativist Energy in the Cognitive Sciences Andreas Roepstorff It is easy for me to agree with Barbara Herrnstein Smith’s description of rela- tivism as a “fantasy heresy” and to sympathize with her remarks on the conse- quent difficulty in getting a proper...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 82–86.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Isabelle Stengers This piece is an answer to the responses of Helen Verran, Steven D. Brown, and Brit Ross Winthereik to the author's article, “Comparison as a Matter of Concern.” She acknowledges the difficulty of her respondents to accept her claim that the sciences may be destroyed as many...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith Advocates of literary Darwinism, cognitive cultural studies, neuroaesthetics, digital humanities, and other such hybrid fields now seek explicitly to make the aims and methods of one or another humanities discipline approximate more closely the aims and methods of science...