1-20 of 1106 Search Results for

sense

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 427–432.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Joseph Frank In this memorial essay on Sir Frank Kermode (1919–2010), the author focuses on his own exchange of views with Kermode during the 1970s. In Kermode's book The Sense of an Ending (1966), he had criticized Frank's essay “Spatial Form in Modern Literature” (1945) as part of a larger...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 351–379.
Published: 01 April 2013
... to develop the implications, for his ethics of relationship, of what he called his “sense of space.” This article focuses on major paintings (particularly Vir Heroicus Sublimis and The Wild ) in order to ground an interpretation of the perceptual effects of Newman's works. © 2013 by Duke University Press...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2008
...-unexpected event or upheaval makes their significance apparent. In this sense, we might argue that historical events make full sense only in the light of “judgment day”; until then, history remains an incoherent chronicle. But the totality that will one day be revealed cannot be anticipated. The past is open...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 321–334.
Published: 01 April 2011
... difficult, if not impossible, to think of notation in relation to composition; notation has become almost solely associated with reconstruction as a phenomenon of historical interest. But, at the same time, the sense of the score—and hence some notion of notation—seems to remain within the body and the mind...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 247–275.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Branka Arsić This article is a contribution to the fifth part of the Common Knowledge symposium on forms of quietism. Responding to a sense that prior installments of the symposium had overlooked the phenomenology of quietism, of patient suffering, the essay details the daily life of Mary...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 88–95.
Published: 01 January 2013
... some, but not all, so Leo Spitzer has argued, of the multiple senses (physical surrounding, spiritual embrace, air) that Greeks infused into the prefix peri. Ambiguity and ambience (“going around,” “that which surrounds”), as well as the more modern ambivalence (coined in the context of psychonanalysis...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 339–345.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... They then argue for form-content contradiction/harmony between these purportedly opposing senses. In responding, Zamir argues that these operations can be construed as distinct kinds of sensitivity. Arguments that advocate bringing nonhuman animals into moral consideration can be abstract and general...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 346–350.
Published: 01 April 2010
... at” (acknowledge) things, some things bow back at me, and I must treat whatever bows back as if it were like me. Unlike James Lovelock, a passage from whose work they discuss, Hache and Latour understand this picture in a sense that is essentially “honorary.” The picture or premise they propose sets up, they admit...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 January 2012
... left him feeling that he had (in some sense) come home. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 THE LONGEST WAY AROUND IS THE SHORTEST WAY HOME A Latecomer to the Warburg Paul Crossley I have been a latecomer to the delights...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (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...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 39–58.
Published: 01 January 2009
... narratives of history. His sense of “entranced waiting” flirts with an anarchic potentiality that he must reject in order to call for social solidarity and progressive action against slavery. In “Bartleby, the Scrivener,” Melville takes the radical outsidedness of self-reliance to its conclusion...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 381–395.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Andrew Pickering This Common Knowledge guest column concerns performance , understood in its simple ur-sense of “doing things” in the world. It continues the author's analysis, in his book The Mangle of Practice (1995), of cultural evolution as a “dance of agency”: a performative, decentered...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 396–403.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and organic wholes may be transformed by means of overlap and mediated juxtaposition into a novel milieu that has a wholeness, authenticity, and charisma of its own. Such coherence depends on minds (a) that are capable of loving what does not satisfy their narcissism and (b) that can sense in the products...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 181–189.
Published: 01 April 2018
... is difficult but of inestimable value. Our best work is on the margins of sense. This conclusion is elaborated with a look at recent work in “philosophical anthropology” and “anthropological philosophy” associated with the so-called ontological turn in anthropology. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 123–125.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Richard Rorty; Jeffrey M. Perl In this brief essay Rorty comments on how some fear that Thomas Kuhn’s widely persuasive view of science can and is being used to denigrate science or to reduce our sense of its difference from literature. Rorty goes on to argue that no part of culture should...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 220–232.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Jeffrey M. Perl This essay introduces the second of three installments of an “elegiac symposium” in Common Knowledge on figures and concepts devalued in what Thomas Kuhn refers to as “paradigm shifts.” The essay suggests that Kuhn’s idea is provincial, in three specified senses...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 261–275.
Published: 01 April 2020
... that includes many mausoleums of Muslim saints and other Muslim holy places visited by Christians. The rationale and logic of such exopraxes is wild hope (in the Lévi-Straussian sense of wild ). Pilgrims from one religious community travel to the sacred place of another not so much for communication or contact...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 176–251.
Published: 01 May 2021
...-Christian semiotic discourses. From the perspective of contextualist scholarship, which recognizes in any temporal context a limited number of discourses available, Donne's religious poems of the period from about 1607 to 1620 register many contradictory conceptions, but contradictory only in the sense...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 368–421.
Published: 01 August 2021
... historians have recognized as available in that era. In Aemelia Lanyer's poetry, we find a resistance to established perspectives that is related to her sense that divine signification is always incomplete and that, therefore, the diffidence of female cognition is superior, when approaching religious texts...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 424–442.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., and to subsequent pragmatist‐constructivist antirepresentationalism in contemporary science and technology studies (STS) and “4E” (embodied, embedded, extended, enactive) cognitive theory. A final section on Nicholas Gaskill's contribution to the symposium questions his sense of Rorty's rhetorical recklessness...