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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 89–104.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Tova Hartman Duke University Press 2005 Sym p osium: Talking Peace with God s, Part 2 RESTORATIVE FEMINISM AND RELIGIOUS TRADITION Tova Hartman Feminism, in its many varieties, is inherently forward-looking; it calls for reform. Is a feminism...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 105–110.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Elizabeth Fox-Genovese Duke University Press 2005 Sym p osium: Talking Peace with God s, Part 2 WHY MUST RELIGIOUS TRADITION BE RECONCILED WITH FEMINISM—RESTORATIVE, RADICAL, OR OTHERWISE? A Response to Tova Hartman Elizabeth Fox-Genovese...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 557–558.
Published: 01 August 2010
...John Boardman G. W. Bowersock, From Gibbon to Auden: Essays on the Classical Tradition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), 240 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Sarah McNamer, Affective Meditation and the Invention of Medieval Compassion...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 160–162.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Bruce Krajewski bruce.krajewski@uta.edu Tae-Yeoun Keum , Plato and the Mythic Tradition in Political Thought ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2020 ), 322 pp. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2022 “Who died and made you king?” Many philosophers...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 148.
Published: 01 January 2007
... of traditional caste-bound Hindu tion of attacks on the Ayodhya mosque and the development of the Indian bomb government the (it in fell forming (BJP) Party...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 524–525.
Published: 01 September 2015
...   presentday” at the traditions ancient proofin ofmathematical history dard “stan the calls author ofwhat the rehearsal abrief with starts introduction The Evidence” Traditions: Other The Ancient in Proof cal...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 117.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Simon Goldhill Li tt le R ev ie w s 11 7Peter Mack, Reading Old Books: Writing with Traditions (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2019), 255 pp. Reading Old Books offers readings of an eclectic selection of literary texts Petrarch s love poetry; Chaucer and Boccaccio; Ariosto, Tasso...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 223–234.
Published: 01 April 2014
... between the analytic and Continental traditions in philosophy: like the best analytic philosophers, it is argued, she is enamored of clarity, but, like what is best in the Continental tradition, she demands of philosophy a deeper sense of meaning than philosophical analysts tend to do. It is from...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 46–54.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., and that more recently those concerns have merged in a more focused way in her attention to ecological issues. The impulse to fix philosophy and the environment depends in her work mainly on further linguistic statements and declarations, and on occasional overt rejections of traditional political remedies...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 450–532.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Barry Allen In this monograph-length article, which inaugurates a multipart symposium titled “Fuzzy Studies,” the significance and virtues of blur are investigated through the whole history of Chinese intellectual tradition. In the Western tradition, the blur of becoming seems to disqualify...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 312–324.
Published: 01 April 2012
... spiritual experiences that neither fit easily into the settled doctrines of traditions nor contest those doctrines by offering new, liberal, or relativizing alternatives. Rather, productive spaces open up wherein spiritual insight and uncertainty go hand in hand, created and accentuated by study, a stubborn...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 10–18.
Published: 01 January 2015
... concentrated on ethnography, the second focuses on the peacemaking repertoire of the Greco-Latin tradition, whose basis is psychological. That tradition is characterized by its refusal of wishful thinking about human nature and, in particular, by its doubt about claims that human drives other than thumos...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 412–418.
Published: 01 August 2014
... societies have dealt with matters of war and peace. He in particular examines and finds wanting the approach that Jared Diamond takes in The World until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? (2012). Whereas Diamond's theme is that modern states can learn much about many things from...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 207–224.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Lionel Gossman The topic of this guest column is Beaumarchais's endeavor, as a dramatist, to overcome the irreconcilable polarities of high and low, spirit and body, noble and base, tragedy and comedy that are essential to French classical theater by adapting traditional comedy to the less rigid...
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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 (2012) 18 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Christy Anderson In 1941 Fritz Saxl and Rudolf Wittkower of the Warburg Institute organized an exhibition on English Art and the Mediterranean . The photographic exhibition showed the long history of artistic and cultural ties between English art and the classical tradition, employing Aby Warburg's...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 440–467.
Published: 01 September 2017
... African traditions said to be of Hebrew origin. The third addresses cultural transactions between biblical model and African tradition that have favored the rationale of a common historical and theological provenance. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 African philo-Semitism African Judaism...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 411–423.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and practice. Where traditional Western painting, Jullien argues, calls for voyeuristically intense focus, traditional Chinese painting stimulates “ dé-tente , relaxation or ‘untensing’.” Intense focus on a blur is still, Perl observes, an intense focus. In describing a painting by the Yuan Dynasty master Ni...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 506–517.
Published: 01 August 2013
... have little to say about Buddhism, while they exaggerate the role of the Muslim religion. This problem is acute when treating historical circumstances in which Buddhism and Islam are involved in tandem. Although people of the two traditions interacted throughout Asia for more than a millennium, which...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 277–283.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jack Zipes This essay proposes that storytelling be reintroduced into schools and universities, at all levels and in all languages, though in a new and quite particular way. Instead of traditional storytelling that reaffirms the values of a mindlessly competitive and materialist world, the author...