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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 50–78.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of culture amounted to a great psychomachia of the astra (concepts) and the monstra (chaos), as Warburg said, the war was for him a direct test of his theory (or Kulturwissenschaft ). It should be no surprise, then, that between 1914 and 1918 he should assemble a large iconographic collection of materials...
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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...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 66–142.
Published: 01 January 2022
... that received little coverage in the press. During 2015, the fiftieth anniversary of the Vatican II declaration Nostra Aetate , Francis paid a surprise visit to a new statue in the United States, “Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time” by Joshua Koffman, as a sign of his endorsement of its radical reconsideration...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 177–183.
Published: 01 April 2015
... but also by their evident surprise at being asked to recall what they had studied in any previous course. This essay—a guest column in Common Knowledge —goes on to generalize the implications of the incident, arguing that, paradoxically, the effect of period courses is to erase the sense of historical...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2016
... disciplinary configurations are thus likely to play out in surprising and, not inconceivably, positive ways. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 scientizing humanities interdisciplinarity hybridity literary studies COLUMNS...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 490–505.
Published: 01 August 2013
... in the second millennium, yoga was practiced widely among Sufis, who adapted it in surprising and idiosyncratic ways to make it compatible with their own Islamic philosophies. Nicholson concludes with an appeal for a more nuanced understanding of religious contact that goes beyond the pejorative term syncretism...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 251–279.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of Lamarck. In writing on evolution, Butler was not presenting science for a popular audience but deliberately intervening in the scientific argument about Darwinism. Surprised by the success of his first venture in philosophical biology, Life and Habit , Butler committed himself to the project of developing...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (3): 283–308.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Isabelle Stengers Abstract This memorial to Latour is not an appraisal of his fifty-year research career but the report of a traveling companion with a story to share about the apparent lack of continuity, the sudden, unapologetic, unprincipled changes of position, with which he surprised...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (3): 398–399.
Published: 01 September 2023
... , I also felt relatively indifferent (apart from the element of surprise) to learn about her sudden death. I was aware of my indifference at the time and was surprised at my (non)reaction. It surprised me yet again in my recent rereading of the novel. Manipulating and withholding the reader's...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 117.
Published: 01 January 2021
... of the link is evident not only in the surprise of going from the familiar national line of Petrarch, Boccaccio, and Ariosto straight to Gaskell s Mary Barton, but also in the rather strained claim that the plot of Mary Barton turns on the daughter s not following a traditional female role, a quite different...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 82–86.
Published: 01 January 2011
... the and knowledge” objective relevant of relations. rule I am “the not very surprised that between J. B. Watson was not unhappy dissymmetry with the But so...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 January 2021
...- dition. The looseness of the link is evident not only in the surprise of going from the familiar national line of Petrarch, Boccaccio, and Ariosto straight to Gaskell s Mary Barton, but also in the rather strained claim that the plot of Mary Barton turns on the daughter s not following a traditional...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (2): 296–306.
Published: 01 April 2008
... pages (another surprise), book the tells howa professorof Portuguese...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 359–360.
Published: 01 April 2017
... and texts, noncanonical to and authors noncanonical relatively to drawn been has Ashbery more surprises. contains not Itprovided). are also (the originals more material far but contains poetry volumeof translated the as large as is Translations: Prose French ofvolume Collected...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 451–463.
Published: 01 September 2015
...   off slightly is Masco perhaps TenSo Years Solitude? of Thousand telling: is produced D)they that (Appendix document of the title four. interrogative ofThe the not surprising. are words, other in result, its aB- in appeared Space”not could have from Return Warriors “Human...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 284–286.
Published: 01 May 2022
... are sympathetically described here by Kusch, and (as detailed by Richard Staley in an especially rich chapter) Einstein and Ernst Mach, both of whom, contrary to a later practice of protective distinction, understood the concept of “relativity” expansively. Other notable and perhaps surprising exceptions include Marx...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2010
... but one step removed “encouraged Worldanthropologists, WarII during that worries Price text. Indeed the of drift main the given reader, the to surprise a as comes judgment conciliatory final norms,”that ethical postwar coming violated clearly war the true) conclusion...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 339–345.
Published: 01 April 2010
... movethat our rethinking homosexuality can remake heterosexuality in surprising ways...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 198–205.
Published: 01 May 2022
... every turn, surprising and often scandalizing us with their decisions not to conform to social expectations, linguistic or otherwise. But their curious behavior is not simply a gratuitous performance of breaking the rules. It seems more akin to a genuine search for the proper terms and the proper...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 380–382.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., - - - - - —Andrew P.—Andrew Tuck waterglass. his whenoverlyhe asiptook long from pauses those without feelabit empty journals the that I’m not surprised wish. methat granted retrospectively have journals edited Casey’s Nell and pages, on those whatwas see Icould wished it. Ialways...