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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 490–491.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Reviel Netz Aaronson Scott , Quantum Computing since Democritus . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013 ), 398 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 LITTLE REVIEWS Scott Aaronson, Quantum Computing since Democritus (Cambridge...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 501.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Henry Kamen Treglown Jeremy , Franco's Crypt: Spanish Culture and Memory since 1936 . ( New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux , 2013 ), 336 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 and exported all overYouth(notably, all Bólivar Orchestra). Simon the exported and spawned...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 391–403.
Published: 01 August 2014
... which, he was not spared being turned into an industry. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 columns THE SAD RIDER A Decade since Derrida Lesley Chamberlain When Jacques Derrida died, far too young, ten years ago...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 511–517.
Published: 01 August 2014
... is among the “softest” modes of explanation — since it consists of the unending and unlimited pursuit of the contexts in which actions, words, and processes have been situated and need to be studied — and that the more there are of these, the more meanings the actions may bear and the fewer reasons...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 141–171.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Anna Wierzbicka This essay argues that, since Kant wrote in German and since German has no word for “right” corresponding in meaning to the English word, it is a case of conceptual anglocentrism to say, as many anglophone philosophers do, that Kant reformulated the foundations of ethics...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2012
... and Renaissance symbols and ideas. Warburg's chosen associate Fritz Saxl put his creation on a firm institutional base, first in Hamburg and then, after a narrow escape from the Nazi regime, in London. For all the changes the Institute has undergone over the decades since then, it continues to ask the questions...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
... illuminates the legacy of Warburg's Library, today at the core of the Warburg Institute in London, since the crisis that the page documents — larger than Warburg's personal one — still lies at the heart of humanistic scholarship as it attempts to grasp the essence of what it means to be human. © 2012...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 59–71.
Published: 01 January 2023
... way, Rorty relied heavily on the ideas of Thomas Kuhn. The article surveys the development of science studies since Kuhn's day, sketching an intellectual genealogy for Bruno Latour and Isabelle Stengers, whose work addresses—much more directly than Rorty's—current concerns with the climate crisis...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2008
...-ended because the present is, and meanwhile, the meaning of history is in our hands to change. Since we have that power, Eagleton suggests that we recycle figures of the past as characters in a comedy rather than tragedy. Still, it is never possible to say which figures of the past and which works...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 164–170.
Published: 01 January 2013
... identifying it as a biography (of the sort practiced by Irving Stone, Somerset Maugham, and Dimitri Merejkovski), since Calasso, like most other writers on Tiepolo, stresses how little we know about his personality, which was elusive, and about his private life, which was undramatic. What chiefly interests...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 225–231.
Published: 01 April 2017
...-relations theorist Todd Pittinsky's argument that, since tolerance is not logically the antithesis of negative feelings toward out-groups, even long-established traditions of toleration are inadequate to prevent intergroup aggression. Pittinsky proposes that tolerance be replaced, as a principle...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 January 2012
... method. The project was an attempt by Saxl, as director, to show the relevance of the Warburg Institute's work in England, the new home of the Library since 1933. Kenneth Clark, director of the National Gallery, actively promoted the work of the Institute, including by supporting the naturalization...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 26–34.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Christophilia during the years since he immigrated to Israel in 1998. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Philo-Semitism Islamophilia Christophilia Peter Brown Jerusalem exopraxis XENOPHILIA A Symposium on Xenophobia’s Contrary Part 3...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 291–311.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Caroline Walker Bynum Partly autobiographical, partly comparative, partly theoretical, this essay uses the idea of the footprint to explore the concept of xenophilia. The author first describes how the field of European medieval history has changed since the 1960s, when the period 500–1500...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 483.
Published: 01 August 2018
... literary culture, and their memory of Levet is one of very few on record. Levet’s poetry appeared in a book, Cartes Postales , that Larbaud and Fargue assembled; first appearing in 1921, the book was republished by Gallimard in 1942 and has never since been out of print. This translation is the first...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 1–8.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Jeffrey M. Perl In this introduction to the silver anniversary issue of Common Knowledge , the journal’s founding editor explains the unusual format of CK 25:1–3. Arranged in eleven “conversations” of pieces published since 1992, the format fulfills a promise made in that year...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 233–258.
Published: 01 April 2019
... one during the rite of shikinen sengū , the Jingū paradigm itself never changes and never ages. The author confirms Perl’s conclusion by examining the politicized scholarship, written since the 1970s, maintaining that Shinto is a faux religion invented prior to World War II as a means of unifying...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 357–363.
Published: 01 April 2019
... and a pluralist, relativist liberal society. The very definition of “liberal society” is open to argument, and the church may find elements to commend or oppose in any given definition. Since the nineteenth century the church has often found itself in opposition to various ideas of “liberty,” especially those...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 364–377.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., and from the mid-1970s until 1989 this quest for unmasking existed in tension with an ongoing desire for evasion. This tension drove the “Historians’ Debate” of those years. Since reunification in 1989, Germany’s attitude toward its past has remained ambivalent. Today a New Right calls for the self...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 378–383.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Václav Havel; Adam Michnik; Translated by Clare Cavanagh; Jeffrey M. Perl This guest column amounts to a conversation between two of the most crucial Soviet bloc dissidents about developments since the 1989 overthrow of communismin their part of the world. They agree that a “creeping coup d’état...