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Common Knowledge (1 January 2005) 11 (1): 136–159.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Marianna Papastephanou Duke University Press 2005 A RTICLES: Ref resh ing Ph i l osophy CAN SUBJECTIVITY BE SALVAGED? Marianna Papastephanou Discourse on subjectivity reached its culmination in modernity. German Ideal- ist accounts...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2006) 12 (2): 219–251.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Gregory B. Stone © 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 THE NAMELESS WILD ONE The Ethics of Anonymous Subjectivity —  Medieval and Modern Gregory B. Stone He...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 504–505.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Richard A. Shweder João Biehl, Byron Good, and Arthur Kleinman, eds., Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007), 464 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 120–142.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and W. V. Quine, and in contrast to those of philosophical liberals, in particular J. S. Mill. Both the rabbis and the pragmatists emphasize the harmony that innovation must maintain with extant webs of meaning. Conceptions of objectivity and subjectivity in Jewish medieval rationalism and in early...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2004) 10 (3): 463–484.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Eduardo Viveiros de Castro Duke University Press 2004 Symposium: Talking Peace with Gods, Part 1 EXCHANGING PERSPECTIVES The Transformation of Objects into Subjects in Amerindian Ontologies Eduardo Viveiros de Castro At the outset of his reply...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 382.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Victoria Wohl Holmes Brooke , The Symptom and the Subject: The Emergence of the Physical Body in Ancient Greece ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2010 ), 392 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Amy Knight Powell, Depositions...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 553–554.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Ian Hacking Mialet Hélène , Hawking Incorporated: Stephen Hawking and the Anthropology of the Knowing Subject ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2012 ), 266 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 204–213.
Published: 01 April 2014
... lyric philosophy as a direct self-expression of the thinking subject in the process of attaining self-cognition — as represented, for instance, in the work of Augustine, Montaigne, Kierkegaard, Emerson, and Nietzsche. Philosophical subjecthood as a means of self-expression for the transcendental subject...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 19–56.
Published: 01 January 2017
... concentrating on a single humanities field, literary studies, this response to Epstein makes the case that fear and awe of the sciences have resulted in the exclusion of subjectivity from literary criticism, even though regarding the critic as anything but a subjective human being responding to the creative...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 498–542.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Yuri Tynianov Yuri Tynianov’s seminal 1924 review of contemporary poetry discusses the work of many bright lights of the early Soviet avant-garde, as well as the prerevolutionary modernist poets who were still a presence in literature of the 1920s: his subjects include Anna Akhmatova, Sergei Esenin...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 155–162.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Roy Wagner This essay asks: Is “culture” the subject of a communication among anthropologists, or are anthropologists subjects to a communication among cultures? Put more simply, is there only one culture, comprised of multiplex variations recovered from various parts of an ever-changing world, or...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2009) 15 (1): 97–153.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Alick Isaacs This memoir is a detailed and reflective (though highly subjective) account of the author's experiences in the summer of 2006. Starting with the outbreak of the Second Lebanese War, it moves on to describe his call-up and conscription, border service at the IDF outpost in Metulla and...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 249–254.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Christopher P. Jones The subject of “the last pagans” or “the end of paganism” in the Greco-Roman world has interested scholars for over a century but begs the question “What is paganism?” Is the term usable as a tool of analysis? It originates from the Latin paganus , meaning “villager,” “rustic...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 424–445.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Bakhtinian apology for quietism and seeks to contribute to recent work in Common Knowledge on that subject. Bakhtin's conception of reticence is usefully understood with reference to threshold situations: in withholding a future word, a human being hovers on the borders of nonbeing and being, on the borders...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 518–529.
Published: 01 August 2013
... objective and subjective, scientific and social, precise and penumbral. Taken together, the pervasive fuzziness of race and law ensured the resilience of clear and definable regimes of discrimination and hierarchy. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Symposium: Fuzzy Studies, Part 6...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 296–336.
Published: 01 April 2014
... subjected to only the lightest analysis. Scant thematic cues organize this in-depth exploration of the wills, deeds of purchase, quitclaims, rentals, indentures, receipts, charitable bequests, and other legal and commercial transactions of John Tasburgh I (d. 1473), his wife Margery (d. 1485), John Tasburgh...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Matthew A. Taylor Written exclusively in the third-person by a narrator who repeatedly refers to “Henry Adams” as “passive,” “submissive,” and “a helpless victim” in relation to the “forces” in the world that form him, The Education of Henry Adams attenuates both author and subject by valuing...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 441–449.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., and fallibilist.” He defined the “new fuzziness” as “an attempt to blur just those distinctions between the objective and subjective and between fact and value which the critical conception of rationality has developed.” This introduction also examines W. V. Quine's essay “Speaking of Objects” (1957...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 117–122.
Published: 01 January 2011
... identity and what might be called non-identity politics. If the former amounts to an ethnic economy in which subjectivities are exchanged in a commodity-like, alienable way, then, in the latter, stereotypical naming and other seeming “ethnic” practices amount to gift-like, non-alienable insertions of...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 431–452.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Peter Skafish This article is an ethnographic account of the speculative thought of Jane Roberts, a spirit medium or “channel,” important in New Age religion for the books that she dictated at the behest of a personality named “Seth.” At first, she tried to understand her strange subjectivity in...