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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 252–260.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Sissela Bok © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 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 1 “NO ONE TO RECEIVE IT”? Simone Weil’s Unforeseen Legacy Sissela Bok On August 16, 1943...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 188–203.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Anne Carson Duke University Press 2002 DECREATION How Women Like Sappho, Marguerite Porete, and Simone Weil Tell God Anne Carson This is an essay about three women and will have three parts. Part One concerns...
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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 (2023) 29 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Simon Goldhill sdg1001@cam.ac.uk Frederic Clark , The First Pagan Historian: The Fortunes of a Fraud from Antiquity to the Enlightenment ( New York : Oxford University Press , 2020 ), 355 pp. Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 In this impressive first book...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 362–366.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Simon Perchik © 2017 by Simon Perchik 2017 POETRY AND FICTION FIVE POEMS Simon Perchik * Before its first grave this hillside was already showing signs let its slope escape as darkness mistake every...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 117.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Simon Goldhill Mack Peter , Reading Old Books: Writing with Traditions ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2019 ), 255 pp. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Li tt le R ev ie w s 11 7Peter Mack, Reading Old Books: Writing with Traditions (Princeton, NJ...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 460–462.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Simon Goldhill Yet this very breadth is also the source of the book's limitations. The sheer number of cases listed, treated at similar length and depth, repeatedly conceals the complexity and even the interest of individual figures or events. So, the numerous representations of Vesuvius...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 429–450.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Mary Baine Campbell; Lorraine Daston; Arnold I. Davidson; John Forrester; Simon Goldhill Duke University Press 2007 S y m p o s i u m : A “ D i c t a t o r s h i p o f R e l a t i v i s m ” ? ENLIGHTENMENT NOW Concluding Reflections on Knowledge...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 180–185.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Simon Perchik Duke University Press 2011 not for sale FICTION AND POETRY SIX POEMS Simon Perchik * You fold this sweater the way a moth builds halls from the darkness it needs to go on living -­safe inside...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 33–39.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Michael Seidman; Simon Richards; Daniel Juan Gil; Gordon Marino; Daniel Cottom; Jeffrey J. Kripal Duke University Press 2007 UNSOCIAL THOUGHT, UNCOMMON LIVES Part 3 Jeffrey M. Perl, Michael Seidman, Simon Richards, Daniel Juan Gil, Gordon Marino, Daniel Cottom...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 50–66.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Simon Richards 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 THE ANTISOCIAL URBANISM OF LE CORBUSIER Simon Richards I have often said that the sole...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 553–554.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Simon Richards J. K. Birksted, Le Corbusier and the Occult (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009), 416 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Sarah McNamer, Affective Meditation and the Invention of Medieval Compassion (Philadelphia: University...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 39–58.
Published: 01 January 2009
... as well as his conception of himself as a moral agent in a world of moral possibility. Simone Weil provides a similar version of a quietist waiting with . To an ungenerous “active searching” she opposes a fundamental generosity, a “waiting or attentive and faithful immobility” through which one is able...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 August 2020
... the Irishness of what he encounters. The lieutenant’s love of foreign places and their names impedes his effort to systematize Ireland for imperial ends, and his love for an Irish woman brings about his own undoing. Applying Simone de Beauvoir’s view of alterity to the lieutenant’s xenophilia, the essay...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 214–222.
Published: 01 April 2014
... meaning, and (e) the larger problem of what Simone Weil called “enslavement to one's own method.” What Jan Zwicky urges, and philosophically as well as poetically works toward, is, in Wittgenstein's terms, “a changed way of seeing,” though in her work the focus is specifically on a changed way of seeing...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 28–45.
Published: 01 January 2014
... to ontological resonance, the attunement of things with one another, the deep analogies that constitute the underlying structure of the world. Imagination is thus fundamental to the good, or ethical, life. For its disciplined exercise relieves us of what Simone Weil calls the “Ring of Gyges”: the refusal...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 157–163.
Published: 01 April 2009
... of quietists, there is such a thing at all. Dealing first with the “activist” Susan Sontag's attraction to the “quietist” Simone Weil, it then concentrates on the “activist” William Empson's attraction to the Buddha and to Buddhist quietism, with special reference to Empson's lost manuscript Asymmetry...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 422–481.
Published: 01 August 2021
... is a darker mode of the doubleness Simón links to irony, a gap not between the way things are and seem, but between how they are and how they should be. In Zbigniew Herbert's poetry, to name evil is to disrupt the evasiveness of analogy. In Coetzee's Waiting for the Barbarians , by contrast, the recognition...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 516–517.
Published: 01 September 2015
...E. Jane Doering Weil Simone , On the Abolition of Political Parties , trans. Simon Leys, with essays by Czesław Miłosz. (“The Importance of Simone Weil”) and Simon Leys (“In the Light of Simone Weil: Miłosz and the Friendship of Camus”) ( New York : New York Review of Books , 2013...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 329–330.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Dore J. Levy Leys Simon , The Hall of Uselessness: Collected Essays . ( New York : New York Review of Books , 2013 ), 576 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...