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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 164.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Michael Seidman Graeber David , The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy ( New York : Melville House , 2016 ), 272 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 1 6 4 pressure for the assessment...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (3): 354–378.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Barry Allen Duke University Press 2006 C O L U M N S PROMETHEUS AND THE MUSES On Art and Technology Barry Allen Ship design differs from the creation of poetry only in its numerate content.  — J. E. Gordon, Structures...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 341–345.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Richard Rorty; Jeffrey M. Perl In this essay Rorty argues that care or concern alone is inadequate for dealing with problems of Third World poverty; neither is there likely to be a convenient technological fix. There is no evading the hard decisions that global poverty will require of the rich...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 506–517.
Published: 01 August 2013
... by exploring examples of cross-religious interaction that were not religious but, simply, performed by religious people. The case examined here is of a Buddhist-Muslim interaction that changed the history of the world. The successful spread of Buddhism was tied to the technological prowess and especially...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 192–199.
Published: 01 April 2019
... and, on the other, the technological management of the human species.” Copyright © 2007 Duke University Press 2007 Joseph Ratzinger Jürgen Habermas E.-W. Böckenförde human sciences normativity ...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 271–277.
Published: 01 April 2019
...G. Thomas Tanselle; Jeffrey M. Perl Current technological opportunities for preserving the texts of books, above all the microfilming process, have the unfortunate side effect, Tanselle argues, of destroying the books themselves. This modern form of book-burning is all the more unfortunate insofar...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 230–250.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Casper Bruun Jensen Early in his career, Bruno Latour’s limited readership consisted mainly of the research community in science and technology studies (STS) that he helped to inaugurate. Today the situation could hardly be more different. Latour is now subject to the “translations”—the processes...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 381–395.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., and emergent back-and-forth between a multiplicity of actors, variously human and nonhuman. The author's concern in this new essay is with apparently stable and dependable technologies, such as cars, computers, and power stations, which he conceptualizes here as “islands of stability” in the flux of becoming...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Orville Schell This essay, written in memory of the Chinese astrophysicist and dissident Fang Lizhi, reexamines the period in Fang's life when he was vice president of the University of Science and Technology of China and, because of his activities as an educational and political reformer, came...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 337–362.
Published: 01 April 2014
... are inseparable from questions of theory and method. This essay engages some recent experimental, postcritical responses as formulated by scholars in the fields of anthropology and STS (science, technology, and society). Following decades of reflexive debates and changing institutional and disciplinary...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 557–568.
Published: 01 August 2012
... systems (political, economic, scientific, technological, artistic) and their vocabularies in order to examine the viability of human knowledge and the motivations underlying its creation. Poetry THE ACCIDENT OF BEAUTY Ewa...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 172–192.
Published: 01 January 2014
...John Law; Geir Afdal; Kristin Asdal; Wen-yuan Lin; Ingunn Moser; Vicky Singleton In this contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies,” the authors, all of whom work in the field of science, technology, and society, begin from the assumption that, as Bruno Latour has put it, “we...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2016
... steep prestige differentials between the humanities and sciences, along with significant differences of training, experience, style, and temperament. Meanwhile, both the sciences and humanities are being shaken up by technological and related intellectual developments. Though worrisome, the new...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2017
.... COLUMNS INVENTIVE THINKING IN THE HUMANITIES Mikhail Epstein When introducing the iPad 2 in March 2011, not long before his death, Steve Jobs summarized his strategy in this way: “It is in Apple’s DNA that technology alone is not enough — it’s technology married with liberal arts...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 201–204.
Published: 01 January 2011
... and Civilization; and Artifice and Design: Art and Technology in Human Experience. He has recently completed a book on Chinese philosophy of knowledge. Debbora Battaglia is professor of anthropology at Mount Holyoke College and author of On the Bones of the Serpent: Person, Memory, and Mortality in Sabarl...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 88–95.
Published: 01 January 2013
... and logic fuzzy techniques, computing soft ofthe probably“a accept to method have hybrid will analysis field the technology of For instance, variability. orlinguistic error of human   impacts environmental into research cially...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 505–524.
Published: 01 August 2012
... the —  Even as technologies of scalability advance, the charm of world- charm the advance, of scalability Even technologies as Expansion reflects more than a will to power, although it may reflect...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 184–189.
Published: 01 April 2015
... ignorance is a consequence of three banal characteristics of the knowledge society: the unim- mediate nature of our experience of the world, the concentration of information, and the technology that intervenes between us and what we think of as reality...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 January 2014
... and Painted Faces: The Rhetoric of Fallenness in Victorian Culture. Kristin Asdal is professor of science, technology, and culture at the University of Oslo. She is coeditor (with Ingunn Moser) of Experiments in Context and Contexting and Politikkens natur — Naturens politikk. David Blackbourn...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 172–175.
Published: 01 January 2015
... 2014 Notes on Contributors Barry Allen’s books include Truth in Philosophy; Knowledge and Civilization; Artifice and Design: Art and Technology in Human Experience; Striking Beauty: A Philosophical Look at the Asian Martial Arts; and Vanishing...