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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 321–322.
Published: 01 April 2018
...John Watkins Wyatt Thomas Sir , The Complete Works , vol. 1, Prose , ed. Powell Jason ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2016 ), 528 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 339–340.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Anthony Kenny Turner Denys , Thomas Aquinas: A Portrait . ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2014 ), 312 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2002) 8 (2): 418–419.
Published: 01 April 2002
.... —Don Seeman Steve Fuller, Thomas Kuhn: A Philosophical History for Our Time (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000), 472 pp. Fuller claims to account for why a major intellectual moment—a reconceptu- alization of the nature of science—took the...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 174–175.
Published: 01 January 2008
...James Olney Matthew J. Bruccoli, ed., The Sons of Maxwell Perkins: Letters of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe, and Their Editor (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2004), 361 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 9–10.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Keith Thomas This guest column comprises both a review of the English translation of Carlo Ginzburg's book Threads and Traces: True False Fictive (2012) and some general comments on the merits and demerits of microhistory as a genre poised between historical writing and fiction. The column is...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Colin Richmond This essay takes the Morte Darthur of Sir Thomas Malory as a test case for the applicability of Thomas Kuhn's notion of “paradigm shifts” to the history of culture. While Kuhn apparently found inspiration in the disciplines of cultural and art history for his idea that scientific...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 411–422.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Colin Richmond The author here extends a dialogue with Jeffrey M. Perl, published in the Spring 2010 issue of Common Knowledge , under the title “`Decorate the Dungeon.'” That dialogue concerns whether Thomas More could have avoided martyrdom though he acted with heroic quietism during the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 223–232.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Colin Richmond; Abdulaziz Sachedina; Branka Arsić; Anonymous Envoi In the place of an introduction to part 5 of the Common Knowledge symposium on forms of quietism, the journal's editor and one of its longtime columnists discuss, in dialogue format, the case of Thomas More. Could...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 133.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Keith Thomas Koslofsky Craig , Evening's Empire: A History of the Night in Early Modern Europe ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2011 ), 431 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2003) 9 (2): 286–310.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Downing Thomas Duke University Press 2003 CK 9.2-09 Thomas 3/14/03 10:50 AM Page 286 CONDILLAC’S OTHER AMBITIONS Scholarship after the Heyday of Heydays Downing Thomas If we were to sketch out a...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Terry Eagleton This essay introduces a cluster of articles titled “Devalued Currency: An Elegiac Symposium on Paradigm Shifts.” Eagleton's piece addresses, from a perspective indebted to Walter Benjamin, the notion of Thomas Kuhn that “shifts” in the controlling paradigms of disciplines and...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 105–123.
Published: 01 January 2008
... blind spots for composers then widely performed—Louis Spohr, Thomas Arne, Giovanni Viotti, Etienne-Nicolas Méhul, George Onslow, Louise Farrenc, and Robert Franz, for example. To understand musical life of that time, it is necessary to rethink the language of canon and canonization. The concept of...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 445–471.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Yoke-Sum Wong According to Thomas Kuhn, the entrenchment of a paradigm, especially in the critical stages when facing anomalies, requires the further suppression of competing ideas. This essay addresses the unconscious entrenchment of European modernist aesthetics in the everyday, especially in the...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 373–384.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Nicolas Langlitz Based on anthropological fieldwork on the revival of hallucinogen research as well as on the epistemic culture of neurophilosophy, this Common Knowledge guest column examines two very different philosophical engagements with psychedelic drugs. In Thomas Metzinger's evidence-based...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 446–473.
Published: 01 August 2013
... legal roll, and finally a pair of French poems about the death of the English commander, Thomas Montagu, fourth earl of Salisbury, at the English siege of Orléans in 1428, contrasted with some English translations of poems by Charles d'Orléans. The essay argues that blurriness in medieval bilingualism...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., with the distinction between narrative history and fiction, or between discursive philosophy and poetry, is a time-honored maneuver. Hence the appearance in this special issue of three pieces (by historians Natalie Zemon Davis, Sir Keith Thomas, and Colin Richmond) on microhistory, along with the first...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 11–13.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Colin Richmond In an issue of Common Knowledge given over to experiments in scholarly form and to the discussion of them, this piece is one of three on the genre of microhistory. The other two (by Natalie Zemon Davis and Sir Keith Thomas) argue the merits and demerits of the genre, while this piece...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 436.
Published: 01 August 2018
...G. Thomas Tanselle Hitchings Henry , ed., Browse: The World in Bookshops ( London : Pushkin Press , 2016 ), 253 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 344.
Published: 01 April 2015
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 5–7.
Published: 01 January 2016
... III Thomas More Elizabeth Woodville COLUMNS UTOPIA Colin Richmond Edward IV, sailing from Lynn to the Low Countries in 1470, never gets there, as the boat sinks with all hands. Henry VI is restored. The...