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Common Knowledge (1 January 2007) 13 (1): 98–112.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Jeffrey J. Kripal Jeffrey J. Kripal 2007 S y m p o s i u m : U n s o c i a l T h o u g h t , U n c o m m o n L i v e s , Pa r t 3 REALITY AGAINST SOCIETY William Blake, Antinomianism, and the American Counterculture Jeffrey J...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 503–504.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Susan Stephens Jean Bingen, Hellenistic Egypt: Monarchy, Society, Economy, Culture , ed. and intro. Roger Bagnall (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007), 302 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 505.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Peter T. Leeson Chartier Gary , Anarchy and Legal Order: Law and Politics for a Stateless Society . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013 ), 416 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 515–516.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Marjorie Perloff Blazwick Iwona , ed., Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society, 1915–2015 , with McKinlay Sophie , Petersens Magnus af , and Stobbs Candy . ( London : Prestel and Whitechapel Gallery , 2015 ), 288 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2002) 8 (2): 287–303.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Stanley N. Katz Duke University Press 2002 CONSTITUTIONALISM, CONTESTATION, AND CIVIL SOCIETY Stanley N. Katz This journal, of which I am a member of the founding editorial board, has stood for a variety of aims that are incompatible—it would seem—in theory, if not in practice...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 538–540.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Southeast Asia ), it lacks any reflection on the history of anarchism beyond the observation that tens of millions of persons wanted to avoid being bossed and taxed by the state. There is in the book, moreover, an absence of reflection on the oppressive nature of society: the state, Scott claims, is always...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 554.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Don Seeman Rupert Stasch, Society of Others: Kinship and Mourning in a West Papuan Place (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009), 336 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Sarah McNamer, Affective Meditation and the Invention of Medieval Compassion...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2006) 12 (2): 261–278.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Tom McCall © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 S y m p o s i u m : U n s o c i a l T h o u g h t , U n c o m m o n L i v e s , Pa r t 1 SOCIETY—“A GANG OF MURDERERS” Freud on Hostility and War Tom McCall Like primeval men, we are a gang of...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 419–489.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Johan M. G. van der Dennen This monograph-length contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Peace by Other Means” reviews and assesses the state of ethnographic and political scholarship concerning how nonstate, tribal societies deal with peacemaking and peacekeeping. A central argument is...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 209.
Published: 01 January 2002
...-increasing and “popular taste for facts.” In Shapiro’s formulation, then, it was not a genteel class of virtuosi (not Royal Society scientists), but rather a cul- 206 ture of common-law juries and witnesses, that produced the framework for the rise of fact. Thus, as Shapiro...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 366–367.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Inga Clendinnen Gerlach Christian , Extremely Violent Societies: Mass Violence in the Twentieth-Century World ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2010 ), 489 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 LITTLE...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2005) 11 (1): 56–80.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im Duke University Press 2005 S y m p osium: Talking Peace with God s, Part 2 THE INTERDEPENDENCE OF RELIGION, SECULARISM, AND HUMAN RIGHTS Prospects for Islamic Societies Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 412–418.
Published: 01 August 2014
... societies have dealt with matters of war and peace. He in particular examines and finds wanting the approach that Jared Diamond takes in The World until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? (2012). Whereas Diamond's theme is that modern states can learn much about many things from...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 184–189.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Daniel Innerarity In a so-called knowledge society, whenever we have to choose, decide, anticipate, or entrust a task, the range of options available tends to be so large that we cannot be satisfied that no relevant possibilities have been overlooked. Both individuals and societies as a whole are...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 363–370.
Published: 01 April 2011
... many individuals being sued for debt, in particular English villages in this period. Discussion then focuses on the extent to which the proliferation of unpaid debts between villagers led to tensions or a breakdown in trust within rural society. The essay concludes with comments on the character and...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 324–330.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Aidan O'Neill Aidan O'Neill remembers Britain as a fundamentally riven society twenty-five years ago under the premiership of Margaret Thatcher; a country divided by she who sought to rule it with certainty, but without compassion. The memories of Britain as a bitter and broken polity split asunder...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 16–28.
Published: 01 January 2008
... (given their hostility to religion) misunderstand that Evans's stance was not one against female individualism, but rather (given her commitment as a Christian) a stance against the unbridled individualism of modern American society. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 COLUMNS...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 January 2008
... events in England and France of 1454–85 but that what was most modern about him was his resistance to concomitant changes in English society. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Symposium: Devalued Currency, Part 1 MALORY AND MODERNITY A Qualm about Paradigm Shifts...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 134–148.
Published: 01 January 2012
... architecture in terms of design issues, but moreover as an actor shaping society and culture. This article concludes that Warburg's thought offers important, and thus far hardly explored, starting points for new investigations of the built classical heritage. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 256–279.
Published: 01 April 2018
... history of Jews’ relations with Christians and Muslims. Abraham Geiger, one of the founders of the reform movement, which sought to modernize Judaism by simplifying its ritual and making it more amenable to European society, was also a scholar of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Geiger presented Muhammad...