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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 140.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Kathy Eden Zerba Michelle , Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the Renaissance . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2012 ), 270 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas J. Heffernan, The Passion of Perpetua and Felicity (Oxford...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 420.
Published: 01 April 2002
... of Skepticism: Politics, Philosophy, 420 and Dialogue in the English Public Sphere, 1660–1740 (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2001), 256 pp. Remarking on the way in which the printed dialogue contributed to debate while imitating it, Dykstal concludes...
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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 (2019) 25 (1-3): 45–50.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Albert O. Hirschman; Jeffrey M. Perl In a survey spanning over half a century of his own work, Hirschman, among the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century on political economy, celebrates the ability to undermine one’s own claims and theories. Whereas skepticism toward other people’s...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 422–481.
Published: 01 August 2021
... by their titles. The trilogy is the consummation of Coetzee's meditations on analogy and linguistic skepticism; on the ontological status of fictions; on the eschatological impulsion of writing; and on memory's capacity for true recognitions that have no empirical basis. The trilogy presents us with a world...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., and an Indian Mughal city, Lucknow. Second, in his detailed account of a patriotic performance that he attended in Dublin of the British siege of Seringapatam in 1799, he identifies with the skeptical audience who, he assumes, are self-conscious about this propagandistic medium. © 2017 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 154–163.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Belle Randall Skeptical of the arguments put forth in Robert Duncan's long-awaited, post-humously published The H. D. Book , this review essay questions the elevation of Pre-Raphaelite, Aestheticist, and Decadent poetry that forms the basis of Duncan's revisionist canon—a revision in which Wallace...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 237–256.
Published: 01 April 2013
... examined — which may be called “intellectualist” — share two features: they originate in skeptical doubt about whether what appears to be rational activity really is, and they ascribe knowledge of the norms of her activity to the person doing it. Given their first feature, intellectualist accounts seek...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 348–364.
Published: 01 August 2009
...A. W. Price In one sense of the term current among analytical philosophers, the quietist _lacks skeptical doubts about the metaphysical or epistemological status of ethical judgments as a class of judgment. He may still have doubts about, say, the current state of morality. There are criteria...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 390–398.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of MBA students in business ethics classes at Harvard and the University of Chicago over the past decade. Asked whether Franklin's business principles have stood the test of time, students are typically skeptical that the thirteen are suited to modern commerce, regarding them instead as ethical nostrums...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 511–517.
Published: 01 August 2014
... as their instrument and identity. The king thus had his own reasons for upholding the liberty of conscience, and so James II can be found using the language of a skeptical Enlightenment, while at the same time affirming the absoluteness of his authority and incurring the suspicion of popery. How “toleration...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 157–163.
Published: 01 April 2009
... ), in in ), 1927 timore: Johns Hopkins University Press, Press, University Hopkins Johns timore: (Bal Eliot After and Before Enmity: Modern and Skepticism Perl, M. Jeffrey see context, the for Krishna: by spoken 8 (“Foreign Metaphysics Metaphysics (“Foreign...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 281–314.
Published: 01 August 2007
... “meaning-skepticism.” ence, the home address of antiobjectivism,antirealism, and Anglo-American philosophy has been for some time, under Wittgenstein’s influ argue to want I students. their of well as demand they that kind the and produce, faculties their that work of kind...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (2): 193–200.
Published: 01 April 2008
... Nietzsche was, of course, ironical and skeptical aboutbut he“truth,” was skeptical and ironical ofcourse, was, Nietzsche I once asked Dick Rorty if he wanted to publish a second edition...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 7–22.
Published: 01 January 2009
... is skepticism Butsuch be. itlyaddress skepticism about will of towhat ourability know victory effects the letter,explic this in not, does Pascal right. and/or true seems what of advocacy point it:ofpoint proposalisnotrather, is, the advocating main the to persistin Moreover, is whatwants...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 12–38.
Published: 01 January 2020
... that the psychoanalysts would attempt to answer. Cavell was preoccupied, for much of his career, with the problem of skepticism, but he took it as a problem for psychology more than for philosophy. He described the threat or temptation of skepticism as an intrusion into the ordinary or everyday life by a surmise that I...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 126–135.
Published: 01 January 2005
... d h to the Cartesian skeptic: what skeptic: Cartesian tothe...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 464–481.
Published: 01 August 2002
.... As skeptical philosophers make us wonder whether they can CK 8.3-05 Terada 7/14/02 3:12 PM Page 469 “live” their skepticism, Wittgenstein makes us wonder whether he can live his pragmatism.8 469...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 541–546.
Published: 01 August 2012
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 199–203.
Published: 01 April 2003
... of skepticism (“there is no truth” cannot be asserted truly—or even skeptically) has been overcome by an assertion of perfect and well-meaning omniscience. Now what? Or—let us say that this supreme, sweet-tempered, transcendent, all...