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Common Knowledge (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 (2017) 23 (2): 225–231.
Published: 01 April 2017
.... There is a 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...
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Common Knowledge (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...
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Common Knowledge (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 (2019) 25 (1-3): 45–50.
Published: 01 April 2019
... work is not noteworthy, Hirschman argues, self-critque is crucial in relation “to one’s own generalizations or constructs.” But self-criticism and interpretive changes do “not in the end cancel out or refute the earlier findings”; rather, they help to define domains of the social world where originally...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 76–91.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith; Jeffrey M. Perl This essay is a critical examination of the charge of self-refutation, particularly as leveled by orthodoxy-defending philosophers against those maintaining epistemologically unorthodox, especially relativistic or skeptical, views. Beginning...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 163–164.
Published: 01 January 2020
... the city itself, this monumental scholarly effort can only be a work in progress. Linda Safran doi 10.1215/0961754X-7899844 Christophe Dejours, Jean- Philippe Deranty, Emmanuel Renault, and Nicholas H. Smith, The Return of Work in Critical Theory: Self, Society, Politics (New York: Columbia University...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Caroline Walker Bynum cwbynum@ias.edu Inbar Graiver , Asceticism of the Mind: Forms of Attention and Self-Transformation in Late Antique Monasticism ( Toronto : Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies , 2018 , paperback, 2021), 237 pp. Copyright © 2023 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (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...
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Common Knowledge (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 (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 (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...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 204–219.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Porete (in fourteenth-century France), and the philosopher Simone Weil (in twentieth-century France). Each of them underwent “an experience of decreation, or so she tells us.” Decreation , which is Simone Weil’s coinage, is here defined as “an undoing of the creature in us—that creature enclosed in self...
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Common Knowledge (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...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 204–213.
Published: 01 April 2014
... 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 (2013) 19 (1): 96–110.
Published: 01 January 2013
... by 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 (2020) 26 (1): 12–38.
Published: 01 January 2020
... as achievements of maturity and as a means of enlarging the self. Moreover, they all look to literature for figures that connect us to our preverbal selves and help to stimulate self-transformation. Artists—from Sophocles to Emerson, Melville, and (in the Cavellian reading of him) Freud—teach invaluable lessons...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 39–64.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Dionigi Albera This essay responds to Jeffrey Perl’s introduction to a long-term project of Common Knowledge titled “Xenophilia: Symposium on Xenophobia’s Contrary.” (Perl’s introduction, “Self-Identity and Ambivalence,” appears in CK 23, no. 2 [May 2017]: 225–31.) Responding to a cue from Perl...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 10–18.
Published: 01 January 2015
... — the 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 (2013) 19 (2): 334–350.
Published: 01 April 2013
... to be a 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...