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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 397–404.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Lynn Hunt This essay—a contribution to “Inside the Humanities Classroom,” a seriatim symposium in Common Knowledge —is a first-person account of the development and teaching of an online version of a UCLA course on the history of Western civilization (1715 to the present). The author finds...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 366–374.
Published: 01 August 2018
...William P. Caferro This contribution to the second installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Inside the Humanities Classroom” describes the experience of teaching a single class meeting of the year-long Western Civilization survey course at Vanderbilt University. The essay examines both...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 417–418.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Sari Nusseibeh; Jeffrey M. Perl Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Fraenkel Carlos , Teaching Plato in Palestine: Philosophy in a Divided World ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2016 ), 240 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 434.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Barry Allen Crick Nathan , Dewey for a New Age of Fascism: Teaching Democratic Habits ( University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press , 2019 ), 234 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 4 3 4 Nathan Crick, Dewey for a New Age...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 509.
Published: 01 September 2016
...John Paul Rollert Longley Clifford , Just Money: How Catholic Social Teaching Can Redeem Capitalism . ( London : Theos , 2014 ), 92 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016   group adiverse In timidity. such by served ill is on, moving and of learning of failure...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 April 2011
..., assures intellectuals' sense of superiority but at the cost of real understanding. Duke University Press 2011 In memory of Stephen Toulmin TEACHING TOLSTOY WITH TOULMIN Gary Saul Morson In memory of Stephen Toulmin I had the privilege of teaching three courses...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 67–74.
Published: 01 January 2017
... those in art history to study objects and also texts normally regarded as outside of their purview. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 objects humanities teaching n'kisi n'kondi Marilynne Robinson medieval nuns Symposium: In the Humanities Classroom...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 327–328.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Sari Nusseibeh Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Fraenkel Carlos , Teaching Plato in Palestine: Philosophy in a Divided World ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2016 ), 240 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 522.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Randy Malamud Massumi Brian , What Animals Teach Us about Politics . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2014 ), 137 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 542.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Émilie Hache Oliver Kelly , Animal Lessons: How They Teach Us to Be Human ( New York : Columbia University Press , 2009 ), 376 pp. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Amir Alexander, Duel...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 244–245.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Inbar Graiver gr.comknow@biu.ac.il Kim Haines-Eitzen , Sonorous Desert: What Deep Listening Taught Early Christian Monks—and What It Can Teach Us ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2022 ), 168 pp. Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 A strange...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 91–100.
Published: 01 January 2017
... students requested the use of “trigger warnings” before the utterance of words like rape . The instructor and her teaching assistant Katharine Wallerstein individually give their views of this disconcerting experience and comment on the difficulties of teaching critical thinking in the current political...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 375–388.
Published: 01 August 2018
... and Art History.” While the essay engages with the particular challenges and satisfactions of teaching about medieval Sicily under Muslim rule (focusing on a tenth-century text about Palermo by Ibn Hawqal) and early medieval manuscript illumination (especially the Echternach Gospels of ca. 700...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 259–270.
Published: 01 April 2019
... definitions. But universities also have an obligation to teach the young and to do so within the context of a common set of values that both determines the setting in which teaching takes place and encourages students to develop values that will shape their own lives. Katz argues in particular...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 59–66.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Mary Harvey Doyno As part of a series of case studies titled “In the Humanities Classroom,” this essay asks how one can teach college students with little or no exposure to close reading, critical analysis, or the premodern world to read a text written c. 202 CE. An instructor at Sacramento State...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., a center for doctoral and postdoctoral research, and a teaching faculty, the Institute was first envisioned by Aby Warburg, a pioneering historian of art and culture from a wealthy Jewish family in Hamburg. Warburg rejected the traditional view that the classical tradition was a simple, purely rational...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 26–34.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and regress from mutual understanding of Jewish and Muslim undergraduates in a course on Christianity that he teaches at an Israeli university. He offers, in addition, documentary, anecdotal, and personal evidence of Jewish and Christian Islamophilia, Muslim and Christian philo-Semitism, and Jewish and Muslim...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 280–290.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of the East (1923), he recounts his journey to Catholicism, showing how it was driven by an ever-deepening appreciation for Hinduism, which, by his teaching and his largely unpublished writings, shaped the history of Western Jesuits in India in the twentieth century. We see a complicated xenophilia at work...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 415–429.
Published: 01 August 2018
... discussion, common assumptions about how a discourse of study emerges. At the class meeting described, the students argue that all teaching is and should be an exposure to the instructor’s own political viewpoint and methodology. To the instructor’s dismay, the conversation turns to and cannot be diverted...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 12–38.
Published: 01 January 2020
... as achievements of maturity and as a means of enlarging the self. Moreover, they all look to literature for figures that connect us to our preverbal selves and help to stimulate self-transformation. Artists—from Sophocles to Emerson, Melville, and (in the Cavellian reading of him) Freud—teach invaluable lessons...