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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 32–49.
Published: 01 January 2012
... itself to be a spectacularly rich resource for twentieth-century cultural and intellectual history. The secretariat was efficient: most everything was kept, letters received as well as copies of letters sent, meaning that the visitor to Woburn Square can sit in a single archive, read both sides...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 439–456.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Jacob Raz A contribution to the sixth installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Apology for Quietism,” this article proposes that, despite endless debates within Zen Buddhism between quietist tendencies (“sitting quietly, doing nothing”) and the instruction to act in the world (“go wash...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 154–164.
Published: 01 January 2016
... chief Indian the and signed, was Show. contract the So West Wild forthe achoiceattraction was Bull Sitting because negotiations, the didn’t Burke John autograph. prolongof his use the with along of himself graphs ofphoto sale overthe rights exclusive headdedwouldretain...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 424–438.
Published: 01 August 2010
... In , sitting meditation) as “a profound meditation of divine mysterious and holy Histoire naturelle, civile et ecclesias et civile naturelle, Histoire , 3 vols. (Hague: P. Gausse...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 218–268.
Published: 01 January 2002
...? actor: Again the question. actress: I don’t understand why my questions irritate you so much. actor: Let me remind you that we’ve already played this particular bit before. silence actress: Why don’t we try something with those coffins. Let’s say we bring them here, sit on them and casually...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 308–317.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and her new self emerged, trimmer and more beautiful than ever before. “I'm not expecting miracles,” my mother said, “And I'm certainly not looking forward to spending two weeks with Jan—Lord, that woman! But I think maybe I could stay on a diet if I just had this head start.” My mother was sitting across...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 404–416.
Published: 01 August 2010
.... without context any intosentences,isfit sentencesnotand that are text Aobjects text. a from thing sit. youto allowing forces of those node a simply sityouwho are and sitting not itis that say not, should and We not, do investigate. physicists that domain greater...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2015
... house mostly Columbia faculty. It also sits above a precipitous incline from Morningside Park, a narrow green swath several blocks long, that borders on predominantly black Harlem. Spanish Harlem, or El Barrio, lies to the south and east. The hospital’s clientele is extremely varied. Roosevelt...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 223–232.
Published: 01 April 2010
... JP intervention. divine or sit cannot back (orour thumbs andtwiddle crossour fingers),human expecting...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 122–125.
Published: 01 January 2005
... ey sit...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 171–177.
Published: 01 May 2016
...? Is the new enthusiasm for things and thing theory­  — in art history, cultural stud- ies, sociology, and literary criticism — any help? Despite Bruno Latour’s or Arjun Appadurai’s arguments for the “life” of things, objects seem to us in fact to sit there, lumpish, inarticulate, enduring. Even...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 407–414.
Published: 01 April 2002
... of the Axiom the of Proof The For your directions aren’t overthrown • by th’element they swim in You almost talk whereas I sit under infinitesimal pieces of glass Ostashevsky instead of doing philosophy If I were a rich...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 113–130.
Published: 01 January 2007
... spread out around me and think about my childhood. The memories were so vivid rememberstill so clearly. Sometimes I liked to sit on my bed with my mementos ofglue and plastic, cracked microscope exotic slidestiny worlds containing ren bureau in their bed, as they had done when I was a child...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 59–66.
Published: 01 January 2017
... or watching lowered,heads tapping either their sit with But they homescampus. to their from rect him in the most matter- most the in him rect Icor aline, heskips words.When overseveral tripping introduction...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 131–141.
Published: 01 January 2007
... perched at the table’s precipice head on his hand, of the old morning in man this the sitting shade, as the dry skin it lies here in its leaves, wilted, plundered by birds. Gone now the pride,sunny honeycomb of a thousand cells of the flower, its hugeinsect eyemyriad...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 22–31.
Published: 01 January 2012
.... Presumably the case is much the same as that of absent friends, just more painful. In my experience they usually have an air of sitting and not so much talking as being in talking position, often in a specific but hardly par- ticularized locale, known to no one. If one...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 367–373.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., and sits there eating lettuce for lunch just like any rabbit. She says it’s a diet. She does that and the hair spray for reasons that I’ll tell you later on. Basically, though, she does the hair spray to keep her hair piled on her head in a funny way. She rats it up real high and kind of lets it wing...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 61–65.
Published: 01 January 2022
... to me. He appears worn-out (worn down, burnt out, utterly resigned), and is virtually silent when we do sit facing one another in the sitting room, which looks out into the 1930s courtyard. I can think of no questions to ask a man who has been through what he has been through, seen what he has seen...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 477–496.
Published: 01 August 2007
... WE’LL SEE EACH OTHER SOON Silently we’ll agree on details. necessary all We’ll sit face to face in cushy armchairs. When we meet once more, we’ll have a lot to say. time we’ll this ofDuring often eachthink other. Later we’ll be apart for some long, monotonous days. (Silently we’ll agree...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 214–218.
Published: 01 April 2006
.... Given that the counters in Greek draughts piece sit can out agame maliciously, “spoilsport” and “wallflower”theare worst or else moved it away from the field of engagement. Even if weallow that agame pieceon a gameboard notis solitary by choice but because a playerleft it alone, isolated piece...