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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 427–438.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Stanley N. Katz Duke University Press 2002 CK 8.3-01 Katz 7/14/02 3:07 PM Page 427 EXCELLENCE IS BY NO MEANS ENOUGH Intellectual Philanthropy and the Just University Stanley N. Katz Last year...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 533–534.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Adam S. Cohen Derolez Albert , The Making and Meaning of the Liber Floridus: A Study of the Original Manuscript, Ghent, University Library MS 92 . ( Turnhout : Brepols , 2016 ), 355 pp. Joyner Danielle , Painting the “Hortus Deliciarum”: Medieval Women, Wisdom, and Time...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 259–270.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Stanley N. Katz; Jeffrey M. Perl This essay asks the question “What would it mean to be a just university?” and answers to that the question may be understood in two ways. One way to understand “just” is procedural, having to do with internal governance and ensuring that a university’s policies...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 154–155.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Stanley N. Katz William M. Chace, 100 Semesters: My Adventures as Student, Professor, and University President, and What I Learned Along the Way (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006), 368 pp. Duke University Press 2010 Little Reviews Mark S. Schantz, Awaiting...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 22–32.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Jean-Marie Cardinal Lustiger Jean-Marie Cardinal Lustiger 2005 Translated by Devorah R. Karp S y m p osium: Talking Peace with God s, Part 2 REDISCOVERING UNIVERSAL REASON Jean-Marie Cardinal Lustiger Translated...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 81–88.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Adam B. Seligman Duke University Press 2005 Sym p osium: Talking Peace with God s, Part 2 PARTICULARIST UNIVERSALISM A Response to Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im Adam B. Seligman Rather than respond to Professor An-Na’im’s article, with whose...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 499.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Rebecca Bushnell Paul F. Grendler, (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002),592 pp. Duke University Press 2005 LITTLE REVIEWS Lindsay Waters, Enemies of Promise: Publishing, Perishing, and the Eclipse of Scholarship (Chicago: Prickly Paradigm...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 211–216.
Published: 01 April 2013
...William M. Chace This guest column, written by a former president of Emory University, examines arguments made by Jonathan Cole, a former provost of Columbia, in his book The Great American University . Cole illustrates his history of the modern American research university with a vivid comparison...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 May 2022
... dimension of humanistic inquiry. Together, Permanent Crisis and Battle of the Classics describe an antinomy that can be neither resolved nor ignored: the methodological norms of the modern university tend to subvert the humanities’ investment in meaning and value, but without that investment, humanistic...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 424–433.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Ingrid D. Rowland Burned at the stake for heresy in Rome in 1600, the Italian philosopher Giordano Bruno was the first modern thinker to propose that the universe contained an infinite number of planetary systems revolving around individual stars. He announced his startling propositions...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 457–473.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., including Kant, Fichte, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Wittgenstein, and Heidegger. Magee treats each of these in turn, establishing case by case that the relation of the individual to the universal is the central issue of German thought, as it is of quietist thinking generally. The identity...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 13–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
... by anthropologists or historians, of attitudes of epistemic tolerance or efforts at explanatory or evaluative symmetry. Objections here commonly involve mistaken, unwarranted universalizing of those attitudes or recommendations. Purported refutations of what is identified as relativism commonly have no force...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 63–75.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., and this is why no consensus as to either the meaning or the interpretation of the world can ever be final or universally valid.” Frank moreover cites the even more radical position of Friedrich Schlegel: “All truth is relative—but together with that proposition another must be coordinated: there is essentially...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 327–330.
Published: 01 May 2016
... terms empire and nation-state , which increasingly pervade Chinese perceived realities, lack precise Chinese equivalents. Meanwhile, the terms that the Chinese use in referring to the same historical transition, tianli (“Heavenly Principle”) and gongli (“Universal Principle”), are obscure to the Euro...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 January 2011
... as differences are observed in ancient Chinese and ancient Greek responses to cultural difference; also the significantly different views of these matters among the Greek philosophers. In the same vein, discussing studies of cultural/linguistic variability or counterclaimed universality among humans in color...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham This memorial tribute reflects on the personal and intellectual qualities of Elizabeth Fox-Genovese (1941–2007), who was the author's teacher. Higginbotham says that her first impressions of Fox-Genovese, formed in a graduate seminar in European history at the University...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Orville Schell This essay, written in memory of the Chinese astrophysicist and dissident Fang Lizhi, reexamines the period in Fang's life when he was vice president of the University of Science and Technology of China and, because of his activities as an educational and political reformer, came...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 January 2013
... of recent vintage. In the days when postmodernism was a technical term used mainly by scholars of art and architecture—and indeed, decades before then—professional historians were grappling with the incapacity of facts to write themselves into a universally satisfying, single version of history. Successive...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 346–350.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Miguel Tamen Tamen's essay is one of a group of responses to Émilie Hache and Bruno Latour's article “Morality or Moralism?” which advocates our “sensitization” to nonhuman things. Tamen examines the picture of universal reciprocation that Hache and Latour propose, according to which, when I “bow...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 180–187.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Barbara Maria Stafford Received opinion holds that it would be more efficient, hence more economical, to compress and thus dissolve the holdings of the Warburg Institute Library into an overarching university library system. This essay argues two points: first, that we should not be automatically...