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Common Knowledge (1 January 2007) 13 (1): 80–86.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Gordon Marino Duke University Press 2007 S y m p o s i u m : U n s o c i a l T h o u g h t , U n c o m m o n L i v e s , Pa r t 3 NOTHING PERSONAL Kierkegaard’s Generous Self-Absorption Gordon Marino Nothing personal tempts me...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 464–483.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 prisoners of war Pacific Theater victimhood apology forgiveness Symposium: Peace by Other Means, Part 4 THE POETICS OF APOLOGY Victimhood, Mutual Self-­Implication, and Contingent Forgiveness in the Far East...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Adam Cohen Smith Kathryn A. , The Taymouth Hours: Stories and the Construction of the Self in Late Medieval England . ( Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2012 ), 256 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2004) 10 (2): 273–285.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Kirk Williams Duke University Press 2004 CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTIONS Self-Exemption in Lessing’s Minna von Barnhelm Kirk Williams Among Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s most conspicuous interventions in the newly created discipline of philosophical aesthetics was his critique of...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 225–231.
Published: 01 April 2017
... metaphysical component as well to this argument: the xenophobe and xenophile equally presuppose that the identity principle ( a = a ) is applicable to society as well as to mathematics; both assume that each discrete social group is self-identical and differs from all other groups more or less radically. The...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2002) 8 (3): 464–481.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Rei Terada Duke University Press 2002 CK 8.3-05 Terada 7/14/02 3:12 PM Page 464 PHILOSOPHICAL SELF-DENIAL Wittgenstein and the Fear of Public Language Rei Terada “Throughout his life Wittgenstein...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 502–513.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Walter L. Reed; Marshall P. Duke Duke University Press 2005 ARTICLES: Reading and Writing the Self PERSONALITIES AS DRAMATIS PERSONAE An Interdisciplinary Examination of the Self as Author Walter L. Reed and Marshall P. Duke...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2009) 15 (1): 39–58.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Clark Davis In his meditation on Emerson's self-reliance, George Kateb argues that Emerson's entrance into antislavery politics, particularly his calls for collective mobilization, constitutes a “deviation from his theory of self-reliance, not its transformation.” Though Emerson often imagines a...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 411–423.
Published: 01 August 2013
... building and, in the process, inadvertently show that, to overbear various negative associations of blur and fog, the authors/architects grew self-contradictorily emphatic about the need to produce de-emphasis in architecture and in modern life. Perl shows how this self-contradiction appears also in...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 204–213.
Published: 01 April 2014
... lyric philosophy as a direct self-expression of the thinking subject in the process of attaining self-cognition — as represented, for instance, in the work of Augustine, Montaigne, Kierkegaard, Emerson, and Nietzsche. Philosophical subjecthood as a means of self-expression for the transcendental subject...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 10–18.
Published: 01 January 2015
... rage for self-aggrandizement — motivate the initiators of wars. Given this assumption about motive, the Greco-Latin tradition tends also to regard negotiations based on the rational discussion of material interests as unlikely to succeed. Success requires symbolic and ritual gestures — acts of self...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 96–110.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Paul Cézanne and Pieter Bruegel, poems by Wallace Stevens and W. H. Auden. The essay argues that each self-deluding “reality” we construct is only temporary, destined to fall back into the elusive, undifferentiated zone of overlap and ambiguity from which it has emerged. Therefore, the author urges, we...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 334–350.
Published: 01 April 2013
... realization of Nietzschean strategies. Meanwhile, Stevens in his early work tried out a range of attitudes that seemed to him capable of defying fact, especially by approximating aphoristic self-assertion. Finally, Pound in his Cantos and Stevens from the late thirties onward developed self-reflexive versions...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2010) 16 (1): 22–30.
Published: 01 January 2010
... a new question raised in this latest grouping of articles. Can there be such a thing as a “ mezza voce quietism”? Can there be activist quietists or quietist activists or active teachers of quietism without self-contradiction? Perl takes Gandhi and “passive resistance” as his own test case...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 117–122.
Published: 01 January 2011
... usually been concerned. The two forms of ethnicity are equally relative, in that a given group's self-understanding and self-designation are in both cases the result of its relations with other groups. However, ethnically extensive relations of the standard anthropological variety involve symbolic...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 276–284.
Published: 01 April 2010
... essay argues for a new, kenotic simplicity, a quietism grounded not in transcendence but in pragmatic virtues of self-dispossession. Duke University Press 2010 Symposium: Apology for Quietism, Part 5 Quietism Now? An Anonymous Envoi I left my locked...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 146–150.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Castro's position and an older relativism, a difference that shields the former from the classic “self-refutation charge.” But this controlled asymmetry in turn raises the question of how we are to identify which visions we as anthropologists ought to take seriously and which we ought not to: where, in...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 356–362.
Published: 01 April 2011
... the world. More profoundly, Atwood's widely shared commonsense impression that consumer debt is a measure of self-indulgence does not hold up empirically. It turns out that our unprecedented levels of household indebtedness were overwhelmingly a function of nondiscretionary spending. Even as Americans...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 353–364.
Published: 01 August 2008
... should be to occasion (and experience) surprise. Like Arendt, we should candidly express “the bliss of thought” as we think and write. On this basis, the political arena can become “a space for self-analysis and (by analogy with psychoanalysis) continuous rebirth.” And it is only on this basis, Kristeva...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2009) 15 (1): 23–38.
Published: 01 January 2009
...G. R. Evans Quietism brought the individual to a state of “holy indifference” where nothing mattered; particularities of Christian belief and practice, pleasures of the senses, personal desires, all vanished in the utter self-abandonment of the soul in the presence of God. The “resigned” soul...