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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 424–445.
Published: 01 August 2013
... for remaining silent and not stepping into the world in speech: in reticence, the human being avoids both judgment and being judged, eludes the risk of the addressee's absence or unreliability, and resists the finality of utterance that shares in the finality of death. This essay makes a case for a Bakhtinian...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 474–492.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of the article treats a relevant paradox in the worldview of the early Wittgenstein: his positive exhortations for certain types of speech and silence, for certain types of action and inaction, seem in conflict with his statement that, in the world, “there is no value—and if there were, it would be of no value...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 303–324.
Published: 01 April 2017
... on yoga, whose macrohistory comprises a global case of xenophilia, beginning with Vivekananda's address at the World's Parliament of Religions in Chicago and still ongoing today. Before that watershed speech in 1893, however, indigenous scholars were translating Sanskrit texts into Bengali as part...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 124–135.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Glenn Holland Speaking freely is considered an essential component of academic freedom and freedom of inquiry. Unfortunately, historically as well as currently, the right to speak freely has often resulted in polemics and disputes between scholars. But the entire purpose of frankness in speech...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 207–210.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to this article, has a revolutionary potential. When young Malala Yousafzai cited Badshah Khan in a speech at the United Nations in 2013, therefore, she may have done more good than she realized. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Badshah Khan Malala Yousafzai nonviolence “paradox of repression...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 155–162.
Published: 01 January 2011
... an independent existence, untroubled by the people who constantly keep occurring to it? It is of course absurd to ascribe agency to what amount to mere figures of speech, metaphors, or enigmatic perceptual cues, “but if a metaphor could not think, as an agency in and of itself, then neither could we.” (Memories...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 237–256.
Published: 01 April 2013
... sharply defined norms. Thus, such critics evince the same kind of concern about the legitimacy of literary or historical studies as intellectualist philosophers do about the reality of apparent soccer kicks or meaningful speech. Whatever the merit of these concerns, there is no comfort to be had...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 91–100.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and of causing him trauma in the process. He threatened to bring charges against her to campus authorities, claiming the support of fellow students. In her lecture, she had discussed the classical figuration of rhetoric—persuasive speech—as violence and sometimes rape. In a discussion the following week, some...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 198–205.
Published: 01 May 2022
... pages of this crystalline novel, so dense and rich in dialogue as to hover on the verge of drama, withholding speech is Mari's main tactic in Fair Play . As the charismatic, domineering Jonna takes center stage, Mari all but disappears into the commotion, resembling a deer in the headlights whenever...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 315–336.
Published: 01 August 2007
... philosophy of tates, haunts, and would supplant being or As such, truth. it is the other imi that speech with knack shadowy and illusory an considered is ric comments on Plato’s Levinas’s earlyelucidate writings the deceptiveness of rhetoric through the Sophists is, importantly...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (1): 150–176.
Published: 01 January 2006
... was the Moses had a severe speech impediment of his own. Yet own. of his somehowimpediment Moses speech asevere had Moses...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 100–118.
Published: 01 January 2003
.... These are only a few of the diverse speech-acts that the utterance of identical words may perform. They are verbal performances, the distinctive character of which was first identified by J. L. Austin. In saying “I’m sorry I’m late,” I am using...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 325–344.
Published: 01 April 2017
.... the the - - - - - - - - - and by migrating to places inhabited by divinities. by inhabited places to migrating by and dance, and speech articulated including practices, ritual through possible made notis onebut ofworship abecoming- divinities to of humans tionship rela The foundation. oratranscendent atheology...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 42–60.
Published: 01 January 2004
.... If pre- is a sign of temporality (“before proto- is a sign of modality: a prefix 11. Hayles, How We Became Posthuman, 290–91. of the subjunctive mood. “Proto-X” means “having a 12. Mikhail Bakhtin, Speech Genres and Other Late Essays, propensity...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 518–526.
Published: 01 August 2014
... for the compensation Fiji’s of Suva, soughthave landowners They capital. original of the descendants peopleSuvavou are giving. gift in made speeches ritual the and incorporation...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 472–500.
Published: 01 August 2009
... (the one engaged in a speech act) and the subject subject the and act) speech a in (theengaged one coincide. the linguistics, In distinction made is between the “subject enunciator” completely never dimensions its that and divided is subject the that agreement referto “semionarrative...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 532–550.
Published: 01 August 2004
... history of political thought and argued that political theory and philosophy are to be understood as political speech acts performed in history. He is the accredited master of this historization as performed in the English-speaking academy, but this does...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 456–457.
Published: 01 September 2022
... . . . the speech varieties associated with less privileged communities.” In all times other than our own, the privileged did not deign to use “less privileged” forms of speech (unless they were Victor Hugo), but if now they do not even dare , we can still guess what will happen. The less privileged will seek...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 530–550.
Published: 01 August 2013
... identity; for an ofsignposts search in meandering offootsteps rhythm the to do, wordscan written muchas as descend, does Roth life. everyday from lected Janácˇek’s like moment, something   melodies speech lived of the anonymity the to geography. nearer We tortured needsomething...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 January 2021
... between, on the one hand, written words, which always contain much that is fanciful or false (since written texts aim to do no better than per- suade the reader), and, on the other hand, speech written on the mind (or, in a M as ce tt i C o n te xt u al is m : P ar t 2 5different translation...