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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Richard Shiff This article, a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies: On the Consequence of Blur,” documents how some modern artists and critics have argued against any sort of verbal thinking about art. Beyond describing works of visual art and pronouncing on their relative...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 551.
Published: 01 August 2003
.../Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking 551 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2000), 371 pp. There is no modernity without coloniality. Hence there are two critiques of modernity, one internal (postmodernism, deconstruction...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 498.
Published: 01 August 2005
..., blockbusters coming out faster than you could absorb them? Here are two items to help you think about the problem. A pamphlet in English, a cry of anguish from the longtime humanities editor at Harvard University Press. And an amazingly civilized report...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 424–433.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Jed Perl Duke University Press 2003 THE ARTIST IN CONFLICT Ways of Thinking about Style Jed Perl Leonardo da Vinci, that master of polished lyrical effects, believed that many artists of his day were far too fond...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 411–412.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Quentin Skinner; Jeffrey M. Perl Clark Stuart , Thinking with Demons: The Idea of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe ( Oxford : Clarendon Press , 1997 ), 827 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 108.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Barry Allen Kimhi Irad , Thinking and Being ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2018 ), 166 pp. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 1 0 8 Irad Kimhi, Thinking and Being (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018), 166 pp...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 206–215.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., then the war has happened because politicians wanted to make war. We too are at fault when these men take us into war, because, from stupidity or cowardice, we let them play with fire. I consider the demythologizing of politics to be the first duty of grown, thinking people. . . . The medium of politics...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2017
... University Press 2017 humanistic invention transformative humanities futurology “death of the author” manifestos COLUMNS INVENTIVE THINKING IN THE HUMANITIES Mikhail Epstein When introducing the iPad 2 in March...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 January 2011
...John Q. Stilwell Frederick Schauer, Thinking Like A Lawyer: A New Introduction to Legal Reasoning (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009), 256 pp. Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Steve Pincus, 1688: The First Modern Revolution (New Haven...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 139–140.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Amanda Anderson Kahneman Daniel , Thinking Fast and Slow . ( New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux , 2011 ), 499 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas J. Heffernan, The Passion of Perpetua and Felicity (Oxford: Oxford...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 527–539.
Published: 01 August 2014
... to infra critique requires that the “good faith analyst” make her own ontological commitments explicit and accept responsibility for making judgments. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Unfinished Business WORKING WITH THOSE WHO THINK...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 555.
Published: 01 August 2010
...William M. Chace Michèle Lamont, How Professors Think: Inside the Curious World of Academic Judgment (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009), 330 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Sarah McNamer, Affective Meditation and the Invention of Medieval...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 366–374.
Published: 01 August 2018
... the professional and pedagogical challenges involved in organizing the class and the strategies employed to encourage critical reflection and historical thinking among the students. In addition, the author explores his own insecurities as a teacher and explains the means that, over many years of teaching...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 January 2013
... presidents of the American Historical Association such as Andrew Dickson White, Carl Becker, Charles Beard, and William McNeill admitted that writing history is a desperate attempt at pattern recognition in a fuzzy discipline. Pattern recognition is a tool, valuable as a stage in historical thinking...
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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 (2015) 21 (3): 451–463.
Published: 01 September 2015
... posthuman risks posed by radioactive waste. Conventional models of risk and threat are inadequate to thinking through the problems of temporality raised by nuclear materials: those problems may well require the speculative resources of fiction if we are even to begin conceptualizing them. Millet's novel...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 393–414.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Peter Skafish In this conversation, Brazilian anthropologist, philosopher, and political activist Eduardo Viveiros de Castro offers an overview of his thinking, both past and present. After explaining why initially he argued that ontology should be a topic of anthropologists, he discusses his more...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 31–36.
Published: 01 January 2011
... is to defuse some of the unfair thoughts that have fueled the antirelativist industry in academia, then how might one think of the character of such “anti-anti-“moves themselves? What manner of academic debate does a properly relative notion of relativity allow for? The response herein to these questions takes...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 257–264.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Danielle Allen Jan Zwicky's fertile essays expose by contrast the aridity of much contemporary writing about the point of humanistic endeavor and intellectual life. Thinking, in her account, is importantly the work of imagination. The more common focus on critical thinking, in arguments on behalf...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 105–123.
Published: 01 January 2008
... and the concept of the masterpiece have narrowed musical thinking harmfully. We need to look back at the fruitful collegiality that existed between canonic and contemporary music in the early nineteenth century, involving as it did a wide array of composers and tastes not yet bound by rigid assumptions about...