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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 221–230.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Philip Gossett; Robert Levin; Jeffrey Kallberg; Steven E. Jones; Martin Puchner; Tiffany Stern; Mark Franko; Roger Moseley This essay introduces a Common Knowledge symposium on the relationship between texts (for instance, musical scores or dramatic scripts) and performance...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 441–449.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Natalie Zemon Davis; Barry Allen In this introduction to Part 1 of the Common Knowledge symposium, “Fuzzy Studies,” the journal's editor discusses four essays from the 1980s by Richard Rorty, in which Rorty chose to associate himself with various neopragmatists, Continental...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 441–452.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Jeffrey M. Perl In this introduction to Part 1 of “Contextualism—the Next Generation: Symposium on the Future of a Methodology,” the editor of Common Knowledge , a “journal of left-wing Kuhnian opinion,” reports that the new symposium responds to contextualist criticism of the previous CK symposium...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Paul J. Griffiths; G. R. Evans; Clark Davis This essay, which is the editor's introduction to part 1 of a multipart symposium on quietism, also constitutes his call for symposium papers. The symposium is meant be comprehensive. It is described as political and broadly cultural...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Battaglia; Roy Wagner This introduction to the Common Knowledge symposium titled “Comparative Relativism” outlines a variety of intellectual contexts where placing the unlikely companion terms comparison and relativism in conjunction offers analytical purchase. If comparison, in the most general sense...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 247–275.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Branka Arsić This article is a contribution to the fifth part of the Common Knowledge symposium on forms of quietism. Responding to a sense that prior installments of the symposium had overlooked the phenomenology of quietism, of patient suffering, the essay details the daily life of Mary...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Peter Burke Abstract This essay, published originally in 2002, is reprinted in “Contextualism—The Next Generation: Symposium on the Future of a Methodology,” because of its impact on the thinking that informs and has led to this new symposium. Burke's argument is that the term context has become...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 399–405.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Christian B. N. Gade; Rane Willerslev; Lotte Meinert; Beverly Haviland; Nancy Scheper-Hughes; Daniel Grausam; Daniel McKay; Michiko Urita In this introduction to part 4 of the Common Knowledge symposium “Peace by Other Means,” the journal's editor assesses the argument made...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 8–24.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Douglas P. Fry; Geneviève Souillac This essay, which introduces the fifth installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Peace by Other Means,” explores four ethnographically observed areas in which indigenous knowledge and practice hold insights for the prevention and reduction of enmity...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 385–392.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Peter Skafish; Eduardo Viveiros de Castro; Patrice Maniglier; Louis Morelle This introduction to “Anthropological Philosophy: Symposium on an Unanticipated Conceptual Practice” comprises a brief history of attitudes among anthropologists toward the philosophical field of ontology, and attitudes...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 332–338.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Jeffrey M. Perl This introduction to the third and final part of the Common Knowledge symposium “Unsocial Thought, Uncommon Lives” (13:1 [Winter 2007]: 33–39) is reprinted here in a special issue of representative pieces from the journal’s first twenty-five years. The title...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 346–347.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Frank Kermode; Jeffrey M. Perl This retitled excerpt from Frank Kermode’s introduction to the symposium “Beyond Post-: A Revaluation of the Revaluation of All Values” ( Common Knowledge 1:3 [Winter 1992]: 10–12) is republished here in a special issue of representative pieces from the journal’s...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 86–103.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Michiko Urita This autobiographical, sociological, and musicological essay, written for a symposium on xenophilia, concerns how the love of a foreign culture can lead to a better understanding and renewed love of one’s own. The author, a Japanese musicologist, studied Hindustani music with North...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Barry Allen; Bernard Faure; Jacob Raz; Glenn Alexander Magee; N. Verbin; Dalia Ofer; Elaine Pryce; Amy M. King Introducing the sixth and final installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Apology for Quietism,” Allen looks at the symposium retrospectively and concludes that it has mainly...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 225–231.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Humberto Garcia; Noa Halevy; Peter Valdina In this introduction to the first installment of the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, the editor explains the rationale of the new project, citing increases in aggressive xenophobia internationally. He comments on the intergroup...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 384–395.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Wayne Andersen This essay forms part of an “elegiac symposium” on “what gets lost during paradigm shifts,” and it replies to an earlier contribution to that symposium, “ Regarding Change at Ise-Jingu ” by Jeffrey M. Perl ( 14 , no. 2 [ 2008 ]: 208 -20; DOI 10.1215/0961754X-2007-069 ]) . Andersen...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 218–233.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Benoît Fliche; John Angell In his introduction to the third installment of the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia (vol. 24, no. 1), the journal’s editor, Jeffrey M. Perl, writes about exopraxis and xenophilia, giving as an example of their convergence a Muslim student’s practice of confessing...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 220–236.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Oleg Kharkhordin In the context of a symposium on enmity, this article—the product of extensive research done by a group of colleagues in St. Petersburg—concerns characteristic types of friendship in Russia. The author distinguishes in particular between instrumental political friendship, which...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 284–300.
Published: 01 May 2016
...James Trilling This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Peace by Other Means” rereads the works of J. R. R. Tolkien as a study of pyrrhic victory. It argues that the origin of Tolkien's cycle of tales is inseparable from his experience of World War I, which ended in anomie...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 518–523.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Jeffrey M. Perl In this essay review of Megan Quigley's Modern Fiction and Vagueness: Philosophy, Form, and Language (2015), the editor of Common Knowledge comments on the explicit relationship between that book's arguments and those of the journal's six-part series “Fuzzy Studies: A Symposium...