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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 337–361.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Jeffrey M. Perl 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 ” ? T. S. ELIOT’S SMALL BOAT OF THOUGHT Jeffrey M. Perl . . . The boat responded Gaily, to the hand expert with sail and oar The...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 495–496.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Ryan Balot Malkin Irad , A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2011 ), 304 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 143.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Kwame Anthony Appiah Arjun Appadurai, Fear of Small Numbers: An Essay on the Geography of Anger (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006), 176 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Reviel Netz, Barbed Wire: An Ecology of Modernity...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 468–495.
Published: 01 September 2017
... kind of xenophilia that can lead to conversion. The essay argues that Lord Headley's attraction to the Muslim world and his religious conversion in 1913 were typical of a small minority of Britons who chose Islam with the guidance of Indian Muslim missionaries in the first half of the twentieth century...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 172–192.
Published: 01 January 2014
... argument is that there is a range of styles of noncoherence or “modes of syncretism.” In small case studies, the authors identify six such modes or styles, which they term denial, domestication, separation, care, conflict , and collapse . Given that consistency and coherence seem less important now than...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 437–450.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and gated communities, the institution of the house gun, the general acquiescence in stop-and-frisk encounters, and the incarceration in huge numbers of gang members and small-time drug dealers are examples. An inverse relationship of wartime and peacetime abuses is also apparent: behaviors associated...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 83–103.
Published: 01 January 2015
... presence in the Holy Land (1097 – 1291). Explored here is how each party overcame this incongruity between ideology and praxis and sought a “small peace,” which is temporary and practical, rather than “great peace,” which is a final settlement. Features of these peace-making efforts examined here include...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 196–235.
Published: 01 April 2015
... communities. Demands for harmony are performatively integrated into social practices. The authors argue that, rather than searching for a scale of sociality where harmony might be “organic,” it is necessary to critically assess proclamations of and demands for harmony as means of coercion even within small...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 43–68.
Published: 01 January 2016
... among indigenous actors. Although these processes are mostly absent from colonial or later sources, they should not remain foreign to ethnology, as the three empirical cases analyzed in this essay show. Methodologically, the essay asks why the regulatory image of Rousseau's small community, meeting face...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 5–7.
Published: 01 January 2016
... canonized. In this version of events, England evades the Reformation and the wars of religion and enters modernity as a prosperous nation of small farmers who have no interest in enclosures and engrossing, let alone in capitalism and industrialization. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Richard...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 387–418.
Published: 01 August 2012
... made by the Czech philosopher Jan Patočka between “great history” and “small history.” In periods of greatness, the Czechs led European civilization toward the path it would subsequently take; at other times, they withdrew into the “banality of provincialism.” This tribute to Havel ultimately argues...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 9–10.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Kwame Anthony Appiah; Joseph Frank; Stanley N. Katz; Jeffrey M. Perl At the founding editor’s invitation in 1991–92, the members of the editorial board and the department editors of Common Knowledge wrote individual and small-group calls for papers to be published in the inaugural issue of Spring...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 43.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Stephen Toulmin; Jeffrey M. Perl At the founding editor’s invitation in 1991–92, the members of the editorial board and the department editors of Common Knowledge wrote individual and small-group calls for papers to be published in the inaugural issue of Spring 1992 and the succeeding issue, Fall...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 122.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Clifford Geertz; Jeffrey M. Perl At the founding editor’s invitation in 1991–92, the members of the editorial board and the department editors of Common Knowledge wrote individual and small-group calls for papers to be published in the inaugural issue of Spring 1992 and the succeeding issue, Fall...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 339–340.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Paul Feyerabend; Jeffrey M. Perl At the founding editor’s invitation in 1991–92, the members of the editorial board and the department editors of Common Knowledge wrote individual and small-group calls for papers to be published in the inaugural issue of Spring 1992 and the succeeding issue, Fall...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 44.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Cornelius Castoriadis; Stanley Cavell; Steven Marcus; Jeffrey M. Perl At the founding editor’s invitation in 1991–92, the members of the editorial board and the department editors of Common Knowledge wrote individual and small-group calls for papers to be published in the inaugural issue of Spring...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 395–411.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Wittgenstein's way of speaking—are the sides of the happy and the unhappy. To approach quietism from one side rather than another is no small matter. In Tolstoy's case in particular, it made all the difference in the world. Symposium: Apology for Quietism, Part 3 Quietism From...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 180–185.
Published: 01 January 2011
... this coffin a family is gathering for dinner, cashmere with oil, some garlic, a little salt, lit and wings warmed by mealtime stories about flying at night into small fires grazing on the somewhere that became the out-­of-­tune...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 115.
Published: 01 January 2017
... box, all fragile and jeweled and small. I show my lizard: “Please come in, see the rare reptile with water green skin.” I lash my lizard with a silver thread to bring forth one drop, pomegranate-­seed red. I command my lizard: “Roll over. Play dead.” It takes all his strength, but he does...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 531.
Published: 01 September 2017
... manufactured in Italy, the appetite for which was often whetted by Romans who traveled to Egypt. In a study on this topic, we expect to find discussion of the extravagant — for example, the small pyramid, which survives today, that Cestius had built for his own tomb. More surprising is the great...