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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 514–521.
Published: 01 August 2005
...György Konrád Duke University Press 2005 Translated by Jim Tucker ARTICLES: Reading and Writing the Self TRUTH IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY György Konrád Translated by Jim Tucker Let two propositions be our starting paradox...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 499.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Michael Fried Clark T. J. , Picasso and Truth: From Cubism to Guernica . ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2013 ), 344 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 what one does it makes, muchmore open- the for cross- search the awayfrom attention “to draw is book, of...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 110.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Anthony Ossa-Richardson Tutino Stefania , Shadows of Doubt: Language and Truth in Post-Reformation Catholic Culture . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2014 ), 278 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 COMMON KNOWLEDGE 110...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2004) 10 (3): 430–449.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Ulrich Beck Duke University Press 2004 Translated by Patrick Camiller Symposium: Talking Peace with Gods, Part 1 THE TRUTH OF OTHERS A Cosmopolitan Approach Ulrich Beck Translated by Patrick Camiller The...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 365.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Colin Davis Vattimo Gianni Girard René , Christianity, Truth, and Weakening Faith: A Dialogue , ed. Antonello Pierpaolo , trans. McCuaig William ( New York : Columbia University Press , 2010 ), 124 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 LITTLE REVIEWS Nanno...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 158–159.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Barry Allen Donald Davidson, Truth and Predication (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005), 180 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Gabriel Piterberg, An Ottoman Tragedy: History and Historiography at Play (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003), 271...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2005) 11 (1): 160–172.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Ian Hacking Duke University Press 2005 A RTICLES: Ref resh ing Ph i l osophy TRUTHFULNESS Ian Hacking I take my title from the late Bernard Williams’s last book, Truth and Truthful- ness, but I shall begin with two striking quotations...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2002) 8 (2): 387–401.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Randolph Starn Duke University Press 2002 TRUTHS IN THE ARCHIVES Randolph Starn For Robert Brentano, Gene Brucker, and Natalie Zemon Davis—Masters of the Archives A lot of us have been concerned lately with theories and practices of authenti- cating the past—a reaction, among...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 128–145.
Published: 01 January 2011
... anthropology, comparison, and relativism. Duke University Press 2011 Translated by Antonia Walford Symposium: Comparative Relativism ZENO AND THE ART OF ANTHROPOLOGY Of Lies, Beliefs, Paradoxes, and Other Truths Eduardo Viveiros de Castro...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2008) 14 (2): 193–200.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Barry Allen © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 COLUMNS A MORE LAUDABLE TRUTHFULNESS Barry Allen When Hilary Putnam wrote in eulogy of his late colleague W. V. O. Quine, he began by asking what it was that made Quine an important philosopher.1 He went on to talk about two...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 229–268.
Published: 01 April 2009
... of the halakha built upon partial and limited evaluations of the law's truth-claims. It argues that rabbinic debating generates multiple understandings for every detail of the law that entangle and conceal any ultimate sense of the law from view. The result is a legal system that is modest about its...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2010) 16 (1): 48–65.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Hanne Andrea Kraugerud; Bjørn Torgrim Ramberg Is Richard Rorty a philosophical quietist? We consider different stances Rorty has assumed toward philosophy, arguing that on the face of it there is no conflict between them. However, Rorty's extensive writing on the topic of truth suggests a tension...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 399–405.
Published: 01 September 2015
... expressed caveats about how justice and truth must take precedence over peace, how recovery from ill treatment may be impossible, how quietism is not a moral option, and how realism demands a national policy and a personal strategy of, at best, contingent forgiveness. He concedes that the attitudes of those...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 331–340.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the law had not yet entered every corner of daily life. There was, moreover, no clerical class at the time to correct heresiarchs on the fringes of the empire. Hence, according to the reviewer, one can easily imagine the situation as Crone does, with the truths of the new faith, in the eastern...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 120–142.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Shlomo Dov Rosen This article argues that the religious epistemology of the rabbinic tradition, which preserves and respects multiple perspectives in intellectual debate, is best understood in comparison to the definitions of truth proposed by philosophical pragmatists, in particular William James...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 14–27.
Published: 01 January 2014
... key concepts — clarity as resonance, metaphor as gestalt shift, meaning as gesture, the overlap between philosophy and poetry, the nature of lyric truth — and suggests that they are essential to an adequate epistemology. These concepts allow us to address serious gaps in our understanding of how...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2018
... in two different ways, which (adapting terminology from Euclid) are described here as theorematic and problematic. Some think that Feynman’s experiment was a theorematic demonstration, a demonstration of the truth of a hypothesis. In this analysis, however, the experiment and, indeed, most of the...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 January 2013
...David S. Katz This contribution to part 4 of the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies: On the Consequence of Blur” shows how the reputedly radical position that history is not about eternal truths but about the creative construction of a convincing narrative of past events is not an argument...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 August 2010
... doctrines), only effectiveness; and he does not need truth or justice, only subtlety. The detachment of a quietist has little, if anything, to do with transcending perspectives. Detachment is good as a means to flexibility, and instead of transcending perspectives, a sage is skilled in the quiet art of...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 13–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
... alleged relativists because relativism-refuters commonly deploy and depend on the very concepts (e.g., truth and reason ) and relations (e.g., between what are referred to as facts and evidence ) that are at issue. The result is circular argumentation, intellectual nonengagement, and perfect deadlock...