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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 224–241.
Published: 01 May 2022
... representatives. Part 1 focuses on factors that make elections ill suited for democracy. These include a variety of human traits studied intently by contemporary psychologists. Part 1 assesses many studies of this type. Discussed as well are the ignorance and inattention of voters, which can be rationally...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., involves the investigation of discrete contexts in order to elucidate their similarities and differences, then relativism, as a tendency, stance, or working method, usually involves the assumption that contexts exhibit, or may exhibit, radically different, incomparable, or incommensurable traits...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 117–122.
Published: 01 January 2011
... processes of boundary making and boundary maintenance whereby contrasting cultural traits or contents are arbitrarily assigned to and distributed among preexisting social forms and social scales (whether individuals, communities, or nations). Conversely, the more intensive intertribal engagements described...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 286–310.
Published: 01 April 2003
... or integrality of these positions, at the very least their deliberate recurrence in several of Condillac’s texts, begin- ning with the lesser-known Traité des animaux (1755). 5. Georges Gusdorf, L’Avènement des sciences humaines au ing traditional views...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 365–366.
Published: 01 April 2014
... orie Daston — Lorraine doto it. book the is this so,then demons? If metaphysical hygienealone exorcise linguistic Can villain. chief the is rolelanguage but contendsthat amuddling plays also politics that She recognizes mutants. with mutations differences, trait and traits...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 366–367.
Published: 01 April 2014
... orie Daston — Lorraine doto it. book the is this so,then demons? If metaphysical hygienealone exorcise linguistic Can villain. chief the is rolelanguage but contendsthat amuddling plays also politics that She recognizes mutants. with mutations differences, trait and traits...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 273–279.
Published: 01 April 2002
... of our “second-grade system”] is not to be distinguished from a quest of ultimate categories, a limning of the most general traits of reality.” 3 Only (properly formalized) science tells us “the most general traits of reality” or at least what our current best...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (3): 388–409.
Published: 01 August 2006
... ). But many of the traits and emotions for which people nowforwhich emotions and traits of).the But many...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 January 2011
...” the self of or being “collectivist” versus “individualistic” in regard to traits other cognitive “independent” versus “interdependent” having contrasting example, for (as, “Westerners” putatively the regarding psychologists categories. To the extent such suspicions are warranted, claims...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 151.
Published: 01 January 2022
... other such revisionist history spawned by our Great Awokening are bound to have an even more negative caricature indelibly etched in their imaginations—one that depicts Puritans as avatars of the worst traits bequeathed to the world by Western civilization. One must wonder, then, whether...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 214–219.
Published: 01 April 2004
...: THE GREATER APES All “primates are willing to sacrifice for the cause of justice.” Or so a recent arti- cle in Newsweek begins. It would be nice to regard altruism as an inborn trait of monkeys—the trait seems tenuous among the greater apes—so I read both...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 124.
Published: 01 January 2015
... but instead ensemble of them, orany notis one trait species porary contem among us distinguishes What ofa school minnows.” as undifferentiated look as ofchimpanzees atroop would make cafeteria at asingle variation human of range have:“The peopleroutinely that ofvariation degree...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 304–305.
Published: 01 May 2022
... wiped out the first sentence, the most important, where Sablé summarized what she saw as the achievement of the Maximes : “It is a treatise about movements of the heart of man which we may say have been ignored until now” ( C'est un traité des mouvements du cœur de l'homme, qu'on peut dire lui avoir...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 January 2015
... but instead ensemble of them, orany notis one trait species porary contem among us distinguishes What ofa school minnows.” as undifferentiated look as ofchimpanzees atroop would make cafeteria at asingle variation human of range have:“The peopleroutinely that ofvariation degree...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 233–234.
Published: 01 May 2023
... the same. In 2012, Hajo Adam and Adam Galinsky asked a group of students to perform a task demanding concentration. Those given a white medical coat to wear during the experiment performed better, probably because they were more prone to adopt traits and postures attributed to doctors—postures thought...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 387–401.
Published: 01 April 2002
... territories by ordering schol- ars to search for titles in the archives, or when necessary, to invent titles.10 As 6. The general histories I have found most useful include mentation and a parallel push toward the fabrication of Gabriel Richou, Traité théorique et pratique des...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 434–435.
Published: 01 August 2020
... was always among his defining traits. As for his personal life, it included every- thing necessary to make an exciting novel, yet even after reading five hundred pages of Walter Gropius, one does not get a feel for the man and remains emo- tionally uninvolved. The fault may lie not with the author...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 436–437.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., Leshko states that most of the animals in her por- traits died within six months of her taking their pictures and that grief played a large part in her project. Because we license animals for our daily use, even a few among us mourning the loss of them is subversive. I had to say goodbye to one of my...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 437–438.
Published: 01 August 2020
... to live out their lives? In her introduction, Leshko states that most of the animals in her por- traits died within six months of her taking their pictures and that grief played a large part in her project. Because we license animals for our daily use, even a few among us mourning the loss of them...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 435–436.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of functionalism but of a humanist. She writes that, when asked what color he liked best, the young Gropius answered, all of them and open- mindedness was always among his defining traits. As for his personal life, it included every- thing necessary to make an exciting novel, yet even after reading five...