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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 168.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Robert B. Pippin William Righter, American Memory in Henry James: Void and Value , ed. Rosemary Righter (Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, 2004), 220 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Gabriel Piterberg, An...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 499–500.
Published: 01 August 2005
...,whom Diagoras the “atheist” work the was —Belle Randall brought home.” graces and manifested), (and valued are virtues resisted), (and performance.in “Dylan’s than whichin texts aresins laid isart written barean plays, Dylan’s lyricscan be appreciated differently, and insome ways better...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 334–350.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Charles Altieri This article elaborates on the dilemma faced by modernist poets in seeking to define values in an intellectual context that was post-Romantic and post-epistemic. Pound and Stevens, for example, reacted strongly against the ways that Romantic writers had tried to tie the rhetorical...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2004) 10 (1): 151.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Richard Rorty Duke University Press 2004 LITTLE REVIEWS Hilary Putnam, The Collapse of the Fact-Value Distinction and Other Essays (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002), 224 pp. Putnam is at his best when...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 567–568.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Lloyd I. Rudolph Sorabji Richard , Gandhi and the Stoics: Modern Experiments on Ancient Values ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2012 ), 240 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 353–355.
Published: 01 August 2018
... “ethnographies” of the humanities classroom, which complements a first set that appeared in Common Knowledge in the spring of 2017. The first set aroused interest because it took the innovative approach of describing particular pedagogical experiences rather than simply making general arguments about the value...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 474–492.
Published: 01 August 2010
... article treats a relevant paradox in the worldview of the early Wittgenstein: his positive exhortations for certain types of speech and silence, for certain types of action and inaction, seem in conflict with his statement that, in the world, “there is no value—and if there were, it would be of no value...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 277–283.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jack Zipes This essay proposes that storytelling be reintroduced into schools and universities, at all levels and in all languages, though in a new and quite particular way. Instead of traditional storytelling that reaffirms the values of a mindlessly competitive and materialist world, the author...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 181–189.
Published: 01 April 2018
... difficult but of inestimable value. Our best work is on the margins of sense. This conclusion is elaborated with a look at recent work in “philosophical anthropology” and “anthropological philosophy” associated with the so-called ontological turn in anthropology. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 528–537.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Sanford F. Schram James C. Scott’s book The Art of Not Being Governed is offered, in this essay review, as the latest evidence of the high value of Scott’s transdisciplinary research into how ordinary people resist state power. Scott’s critics have found his work methodologically deficient...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 224–236.
Published: 01 April 2013
... sense, is language.) Knowledge, as the additional symbolic value, is distributed and at the same time preserved in the process of permanent communication. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Symposium: Fuzzy Studies, Part 5 MATHEMATICS, MEDIA, AND CULTURAL TECHNIQUES...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 269–274.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Bruce B. Lawrence Few modern artists so consistently embodied a fuzzy logic of their own as did the Indian painter Maqbool Fida Husain (1915 – 2011). His critics tried to define him as a reckless defamer of Hindu values, but another way to define him is as a dutiful devotee of a vision that was...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 11–13.
Published: 01 January 2014
... written as if a parable, and while its moral goes unstated, the reader's attention is drawn to the unsettled question of whether James exerted maximal effort for minimal results, or whether he knew something about the value of freshness undreamed of by those more patient and dignified in pursuing their...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 337–362.
Published: 01 April 2014
... environments, both anthropology and STS currently experience heightened levels of uncertainty about theories and methods, means and ends. In this context, the emergence and vigor of a number hybrid positions, eschewing traditional separations between facts and values, the conceptual and the empirical, and the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 164–180.
Published: 01 April 2009
... emerging set of political values in which legitimate authority was transparent and open while illegitimate power operated in the shadows. Duke University Press 2009 Symposium: Apology for Quietism, Part 2 A BETRAYAL OF TRUST The Jesuits and Quietism in Eighteenth-Century...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 229–268.
Published: 01 April 2009
... conclusions—and content to implement them partially—hypocritically. The religious value of such a system is that the truth claims of the law are thus modeled upon—and duplicate—the paradoxical opaqueness of prophetic revelation. Ultimately, this essay argues that this conception of the halakha is inherently...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Matthew A. Taylor Written exclusively in the third-person by a narrator who repeatedly refers to “Henry Adams” as “passive,” “submissive,” and “a helpless victim” in relation to the “forces” in the world that form him, The Education of Henry Adams attenuates both author and subject by valuing...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2010) 16 (1): 66–78.
Published: 01 January 2010
... advocates fatalism and escapism, both of which could be seen as tenets of (anti-)Catholic Quietism, of which Fénelon is cited as a practitioner. A close reading shows that Jünger's protagonists value their carefree and quiet lives before the story's wars and only join the militant Mauretanian order...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 427–432.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Kermode that he wrote, in 1977, that, even if his own theory of spatial form were to be shown worthless, it would still have value in having provided some of the stimulus for Kermode to write The Sense of an Ending . © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 441–449.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., and fallibilist.” He defined the “new fuzziness” as “an attempt to blur just those distinctions between the objective and subjective and between fact and value which the critical conception of rationality has developed.” This introduction also examines W. V. Quine's essay “Speaking of Objects” (1957...