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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 124–135.
Published: 01 January 2008
.... But parrhesia also was prized in the more private arena of the philosophical schools, where it was associated with the art of moral guidance. The philosophers were united in regarding frank criticism as the mark of true friendship. The consensus among them appears to have been that frank criticism was best...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2008
... and practices are entirely transformative not only of their futures but also of their pasts. Benjamin argued that a work of art is a set of potentials that may or may not be realized in the vicissitudes of its afterlife. The true significance of works might be said, therefore, to emerge only after some as-yet...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 381–395.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... On islands of stability, Cartesian dualism is simply true: humanity achieves command over entities that reliably serve our will. Still, while our worlds are built on them, their stability is not complete. To remain on islands of stability requires continual constructive work, and sometimes we fall off them...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 204–219.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of unrestrained and incoherent sexual indulgence.” These women, however, “know what love is,” namely “the touchstone of a true or a false spirituality,” and each of them finds a means of “telling God.” Sappho Marguerite Porete Simone Weil decreation women’s spirituality Copyright © 2002 Duke...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 163–164.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Keith Thomas; Jeffrey M. Perl 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...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 292–320.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to those questions, insofar as they are true, cannot contradict each other; and (3) that human beings have a distinctive character, which is essentially social. Each of these tenets has been attacked, the first by the German Romantics of the late eighteenth century, the second by Machiavelli in sixteenth...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 422–481.
Published: 01 August 2021
... by their titles. The trilogy is the consummation of Coetzee's meditations on analogy and linguistic skepticism; on the ontological status of fictions; on the eschatological impulsion of writing; and on memory's capacity for true recognitions that have no empirical basis. The trilogy presents us with a world...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 247–268.
Published: 01 April 2011
...” of 1730s Leipzig, 1780s Vienna, and 1930s New York. Duke Ellington is said to be Bach's and Mozart's true successor. Duke University Press 2011 Symposium: Between Text and Performance TEXT AND THE VOLATILITY OF SPONTANEOUS PERFORMANCE Robert Levin...
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Common Knowledge (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...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 451–455.
Published: 01 August 2007
... condition doesitthe And of in minors. faith, in mustnotchildren remain of that we Christ” are calledif towe attain are to adultsbe true thein Wefaith. accordance the with Greek wetext, should speak of the “measure of the fullness it slightly. More simplifying says, text precisely,of Italian...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 160–172.
Published: 01 January 2005
... truth alone, and devote all my effort and time to being able to contribute something pleasing to good men, and suitable to learned ones, and of service to the world of letters. I fi nd this sentence moving, but not because it is true that Harvey followed truth...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (2): 193–200.
Published: 01 April 2008
... in philosophy too. An important philosopher is an important argument. Important doesn’t mean true; it doesn’t even have to be plausible, just important. I wonder if Putnam is right, though, to tie the value of a philosopher’s work to an argument. Is philosophy so committed to dialectics? What...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 205–210.
Published: 01 April 2013
...   as of“I” understanding the true. be to of reports kinds enoughfor those assurance not constitute might feelings or her own on his whoreporting is person the being people that most to donot applyto seem here.not It occur does perspectivism and diversity to whatConcessions happened...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 48–65.
Published: 01 January 2010
...; but to many observers out- side philosophy departments, his fundamental assessment of the discipline —  irrelevance — rang true to their own experience. They too sensed that analytic philosophy in particular had become proudly isolationist and was deliberately...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 514–521.
Published: 01 August 2005
.... The one is that everything in an autobiographical novel is true. The other says that nothing is true in an autobiographical novel because all narrative is fi ctional by nature: just a story, made that way to satisfy the demands of style and literary quality. We...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 216–223.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... A precise remembrance can be deepened. The truth is interesting for holding this extra dose of enchantment. Taking the elements apart, then reconstructing and recomposing them is pure arbitrariness, and there is no narrative without it. A creative arbitrariness is no less true for all that. Everything...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 128–145.
Published: 01 January 2011
...   apparently “tribespeople” his self- however, The awkwardness, tual. resides not in the subject of butthe phrase in its self- a and ofview point pological tone).chummy But I do not see any relation of anthro the consequence between their long- recog would true, is it Geertz, nize...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 95–109.
Published: 01 January 2010
... from visible objects into a true stillness and nothingness of self. nothingness and stillness true a into objects visible from...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 229–238.
Published: 01 April 2012
...” all in whenit true is true bald” is “John astatementlike make they asolution: as proposed been also have ations...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 227–249.
Published: 01 August 2007
... hollowness the murderous exposed targets the American Rothstein, Edward columnist, the to According Believers.” True Postmodern Challenge U.S. on “Attacks headline, arresting after shortly appeared that column newspaper a in also recurs regard for everyone else...