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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 163–164.
Published: 01 January 2020
... the city itself, this monumental scholarly effort can only be a work in progress. Linda Safran doi 10.1215/0961754X-7899844 Christophe Dejours, Jean- Philippe Deranty, Emmanuel Renault, and Nicholas H. Smith, The Return of Work in Critical Theory: Self, Society, Politics (New York: Columbia University...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 31–36.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Martin Holbraad This response to Barbara Herrnstein Smith's article, “The Chimera of Relativism: A Tragicomedy,” presents some thoughts on how the debates about “relativism” upon which Smith comments could be refigured in the light of this symposium's theme of “comparative relativism...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith In this response to comments on “The Chimera of Relativism,” her article in the same Common Knowledge issue, by cognitive neuroscientist Andreas Roepstorff, classicist G. E. R. Lloyd, and anthropologist Martin Holbraad, Smith begins by describing her experiences visiting...
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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 (2010) 16 (2): 276–284.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... Subsequently, it touches on some contradictions of quietism and politics, which Zadie Smith also considers in her essay, “Speaking in Tongues.” Finally, the essay dwells on David Malouf's novel, An Imaginary Life , as a fully achieved parable of quietism, applicable to all places and ages. Throughout...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Casper Bruun Jensen; Barbara Herrnstein Smith; G. E. R. Lloyd; Martin Holbraad; Andreas Roepstorff; Isabelle Stengers; Helen Verran; Steven D. Brown; Brit Ross Winthereik; Marilyn Strathern; Bruce Kapferer; Annemarie Mol; Morten Axel Pedersen; Eduardo Viveiros de Castro; Matei Candea; Debbora...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 13–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith In this contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Comparative Relativisim,” Smith argues that relativism is a chimera, half straw man, half red herring. Over the past century, she shows, objections to the supposed position so named have typically involved either...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 January 2011
...G. E. R. Lloyd This piece is a response to Barbara Herrnstein Smith's article, “The Chimera of Relativism: A Tragicomedy,” in the Common Knowledge symposium on “comparative relativism.” The theme is complexity—as distinct from simple contrast or binarism of any kind—similarities as well...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 37–41.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Andreas Roepstorff In responding to Barbara Herrnstein Smith's article, “The Chimera of Relativism: A Tragicomedy,” this essay addresses a number of recently published research papers attempting to identify the neuronal correlates of cultural selves. However, underlying these studies...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 389–396.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Seminar” component of the “Making and Knowing Project,” under the direction of Professor Pamela Smith, each was responsible for reconstructing, annotating, and contextualizing historical recipes from a sixteenth-century French manuscript. Working both in and beyond their chemistry lab, the authors reflect...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 227–249.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith 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 ” ? RELATIVISM, TODAY AND YESTERDAY Barbara Herrnstein Smith In view of the occasion, the genre of discourse in which...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 491–493.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith Latour Bruno , An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns , trans. Porter Catherine . ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2013 ), 520 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 69–80.
Published: 01 January 2016
...David Livingstone Smith; Ioana Panaitiu We are a supremely social species whose ecological success rests largely on our capacity for large-scale cooperation. This high degree of sociality is only possible against a background of immensely powerful inhibitions against performing acts of lethal...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith Advocates of literary Darwinism, cognitive cultural studies, neuroaesthetics, digital humanities, and other such hybrid fields now seek explicitly to make the aims and methods of one or another humanities discipline approximate more closely the aims and methods of science...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 331–335.
Published: 01 August 2009
... history in 1968: John Carlos, Bob Beamon, Tommie Smith. They were shouted around the world. Which of them still echoes, which is barely a name at all? “Still the spirit of ’68,” John Lydon, born to the world as Johnny Rotten, sang in 1979 with his band PiL, when 1968, not a concept but a year...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 309.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to have, but this book is not quite that. Rather, it starts with a testing point in Adam Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments and then discusses various writers who might be seen to respond to it—principally Laurence Sterne, Henry Mackenzie, Saint-Pierre, Chateaubriand, Mary Shelley, Emily Brontë...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 487–504.
Published: 01 August 2012
... .  .  .  Eastmond, “Limits of Byzantine Art,” 318 Art,” ofByzantine “Limits Eastmond, Cited in Jonathan Z. Smith, “A Matter of Class: Tax ofClass: “A Matter Smith, Z. Jonathan in Cited The exceptions...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (1): 36–46.
Published: 01 January 2006
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 98–112.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Ram Dass and the comparativist of religion Huston Smith. Dass recounts his his recounts Dass Smith. Huston religion of comparativist the and Dass Ram worth mentioning: the Harvard psychologist Richard Alpert-turned-Hindu guru ( law” the “against as did Huxley’s realization...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 January 2015
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