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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2012
... In this introduction to a Common Knowledge special issue on the Warburg Institute, the authors argue that the Institute remains today — as it has been, in different forms, for almost a century — one of Europe's central institutions for the study of cultural history. At once a rich and uniquely organized library...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 79–85.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Carlo Ginzburg The author describes his research experience in the 1960s, as an apprentice historian, in the Warburg Library. His work on witchcraft trials in early modern Italy, he argues, was deeply affected by the Library's unique character. Aby Warburg's law of the “good neighbour” (the book we...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 117–127.
Published: 01 January 2012
... has been transformed from a private collection containing around 15,000 books in 1911 to a public institution today housing over 350,000 volumes, while still maintaining its unique character. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 UNPACKING THE WARBURG LIBRARY Jill Kraye In his famous...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 128–133.
Published: 01 January 2012
...” of cultural analysis. The essay includes a tribute to Anne Marie Meyer (1919 – 2004), Warburg scholar and long-time affiliate of the Institute, with special emphasis on the question that she uniquely raised: “Exactly what was the relation between [Aby] Warburg's research on paganism in the Renaissance and his...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 180–187.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Library's rare and singular collections are less about the books and more about the uniqueness of the content and what it does. This essay proposes that what makes the Library vital to today's networked epistemology is the insights that its volumes provide to the varieties of human ordering, organization...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 380–383.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Miguel Tamen; Wayne Andersen; Velcheru Narayana Rao; Sanjay Subrahmanyam; Ingrid D. Rowland; J. Paul Hunter; Yoke-Sum Wong The essay discusses the presumption of one's singularity, the uniqueness of one's time, the picturesqueness of one actions, and the capacity of human beings, whether...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 220–236.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Russians tend to scorn, and the intensely emotional and intimate sort of friendship, usually shared in a group rather than a dyad, that Russians consider uniquely their own. Both types, however, have long histories in Russia, which this article undertakes to trace. Intimate friendship appears...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 305–326.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Kevin M. F. Platt Latvia presents a unique and counterintuitive case in the history of postsocialist ethnic relations. Despite the USSR's having annexed Latvia by fiat and armed force in the 1940s—and despite the population transfers of so many Russians and other Soviet peoples to the region...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 453–551.
Published: 01 August 2020
... be unique to individuals. An obliviousness to these three discourses can limit seriously what can be said about, and what can be said on behalf of, the literary and critical texts framed in their terms and also, most importantly, what can be said about the nature of literary characters. Copyright © 2020...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 389–396.
Published: 01 August 2018
... on the unique challenges and unexpected rewards of learning by doing, stepping outside of academic comfort zones, and finding success in failure. The compiling of these collective encounters depended on cooperation and coordination, as the authors worked across continents—via email, phone, text, and video chat...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 285–291.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Carlo Ginzburg; Jeffrey M. Perl The author describes his research experience in the 1960s as an apprentice historian in the Warburg Library. His work on witchcraft trials in early modern Italy, he argues, was deeply affected by the library’s unique character. Aby Warburg’s law of the “good neighbor...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 January 2020
...? . Randall considers Cavell’s influence on her own unique, perhaps insupportable, understanding of passages in all three of her eponymous authors—passages dealing with an infant’s acquisition of language and reflecting on Randall’s own relationship as a child with Cavell. Copyright © 2020 Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 505–506.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of powerwith assertion the and mastery with abstraction confuse day own ofour Somescholars sight. as way same the kind of difficulty is not unique to unique...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 506–508.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of powerwith assertion the and mastery with abstraction confuse day own ofour Somescholars sight. as way same the kind of difficulty is not unique to unique...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 384–395.
Published: 01 August 2008
... wrote about the apparently unique quality of Japanese attitudes toward change — both pocket change and the kinds of revolutionary upheaval that have been called paradigm shifts (by Kuhn) and epistemic shifts (by Foucault).1 Noting that “Plato was not Japanese...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 211–213.
Published: 01 August 2007
... street to of trays offerings, and coffins states to mantras, the chanting excited mob of gawkers, to the bearers of animal sandalwood carriers, to the carriers of heirloom weapons, to the priests in trance throng half-crazed the tive powers, almost uniquely suited to receive touch...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 550.
Published: 01 September 2017
... on “conceptual critique his focuses Grusin, editor, the Richard collection, this to introduction his In human. uniquely thing any with association from refrain to is days these humanities of the A tendency (Minneapolis: University of MinnesotaPress, 2015),255pp. Richard Grusin,ed...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 358–359.
Published: 01 April 2017
... she shines light on their unique expressions. expressions. unique ontheir light she shines now seems most dated in admitting admitting in dated most now seems...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 549–550.
Published: 01 September 2017
... on “conceptual critique his focuses Grusin, editor, the Richard collection, this to introduction his In human. uniquely thing any with association from refrain to is days these humanities of the A tendency (Minneapolis: University of MinnesotaPress, 2015),255pp. Richard Grusin,ed...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 595–607.
Published: 01 August 2002
... tulips and this old wall or that fountain in a particular garden— and only for some few days. From this unrepeatable, unique reality (call it pres- ence), a concept is abstracted; and it is these presences and their occasional dis- appearance (call...