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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 450.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Miguel Tamen Beer Gillian , Alice in Space: The Sideways Victorian World of Lewis Carroll ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2016 ), 296 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 421.
Published: 01 April 2019
...J. G. A. Pocock; Jeffrey M. Perl Budick Sanford Iser Wolfgang , eds., The Translatability of Cultures: Figurations of the Space Between ( Stanford : Stanford University Press , 1996 ), 348 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 446–447.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Lorraine Daston; Jeffrey M. Perl Keller Evelyn Fox , The Mirage of a Space between Nature and Nurture ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2010 ), 120 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 290–297.
Published: 01 April 2020
... from sub-Saharan Africa have contributed to the growth of both Catholic and Protestant churches in Tunis. This article analyzes the ways in which various Christian groups organize and articulate their religious practice and proselytization in ritual spaces that are sparse and must be shared...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 365–366.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Lorraine Daston Keller Evelyn Fox , The Mirage of a Space between Nature and Nurture . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2010 ), 120 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 257–268.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Alan D. M. Rayner This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies” argues that the inclusion of space in form brings varying degrees of fuzziness and fluidity to all natural identities. Such inclusion is vital to evolutionary creativity, from subatomic to cosmic scales of natural...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 351–379.
Published: 01 April 2013
... to develop the implications, for his ethics of relationship, of what he called his “sense of space.” This article focuses on major paintings (particularly Vir Heroicus Sublimis and The Wild ) in order to ground an interpretation of the perceptual effects of Newman's works. © 2013 by Duke University Press...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 385–392.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., the author discloses the recent emergence of an unexpected cultural practice: a hybrid of anthropology and philosophy that takes metaphysics, as distinct from ontology, as both its object and its method. The distinction between metaphysics and ontology is crucial to this new “intellectual space” because...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 346–347.
Published: 01 April 2015
...G. W. Bowersock Jenkyns Richard , God, Space, and City in the Roman Imagination . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 ), 407 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (2): 278–290.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Uta Gosmann Symposium: Devalued Currency, Part 2 SPACING THE PAST The Mnemotechniques of Ellen Hinsey Uta Gosmann The epigraph to Ellen Hinsey’s collection of poetry Cities of Memory is a passage culled...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 180–187.
Published: 01 January 2012
... persuaded by the popular and largely unexamined goal of efficiency; and second, that the Library indeed requires its own space but that that space must now be reconceived. In line with Aby Warburg's belief that the past should engage the present by expanding and refreshing it, the Warburg Institute...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 367–403.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., and phenomenology. The new sign, a pair of quotation marks around a blank space, signfies the absence of any sign. Most generally, “ ” relates to the blank space that surrounds and underlies a text; by locating “ ” within the text, the margins are brought inside and can become the focus of attention. Not only...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 321–331.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., leaving a space for self-critical reassessment. Finally, Williams suggests that the desire of cultural minorities for separate states in the post-Soviet geopolitical landscape underscores the limits of both pluralism and communitarianism, limits that all of us will need to grapple with as we confront...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 212–229.
Published: 01 April 2020
... progress—from the anthropologist , charged with unraveling techno-scientific networks, to the moralist , participating in the parliament of nature, to the diplomat , negotiating the moderns’ many modes of existence. Rather than a neat blueprint for carving up the knowledge space, this essay argues, Latour...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 298–307.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and spaces of devotion can also be predatory. There are cases in which exopraxis amounts to an act of predation on what makes a religion to which one does not belong successful, and there are cases in which it amounts to an act of appropriation, for one’s own purposes, of a sacred place belonging to another...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 441–452.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and phenomenology, as a means of knowing what it was like to believe in Aristotelian, as opposed to modern, concepts of matter, quality, space, void, position, change, and motion. The essay then introduces the first contribution to the new symposium: a monograph retrieving geometrical and taxonomic—Euclidean...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Barry Allen This Common Knowledge guest column examines Richard Feynman’s tabletop experiment, performed during the inquiry into the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, as a means of demonstrating some of the fundamental qualities of a scientific experiment. Experiments have been interpreted...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 233–246.
Published: 01 April 2010
... of Muslim political theology providing doctrinal resources for Muslim societies to work toward the common good in the public sphere, this latter space functions as a means of critical evaluation of the existing autocratic governments in the Muslim world, prompting political action, however underground...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 134–148.
Published: 01 January 2012
... in the context of the Warburg Institute, is connected not only to Aby Warburg's ideas on Nachleben der Antike and Mnemosyne , but also to the organization and holdings of the Warburg Institute Library. Working in the Warburg Library gives architectural historians the intellectual space to think about...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 353–364.
Published: 01 August 2008
... should be to occasion (and experience) surprise. Like Arendt, we should candidly express “the bliss of thought” as we think and write. On this basis, the political arena can become “a space for self-analysis and (by analogy with psychoanalysis) continuous rebirth.” And it is only on this basis, Kristeva...