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Common Knowledge (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...
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Common Knowledge (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 (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 (2019) 25 (1-3): 405.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Richard Rorty; Jeffrey M. Perl Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Putnam Hilary , The Collapse of the Fact-Value Distinction and Other Essays ( Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 2002 ), 224 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (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 (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 (2019) 25 (1-3): 346–347.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Frank Kermode; Jeffrey M. Perl This retitled excerpt from Frank Kermode’s introduction to the symposium “Beyond Post-: A Revaluation of the Revaluation of All Values” ( Common Knowledge 1:3 [Winter 1992]: 10–12) is republished here in a special issue of representative pieces from the journal’s...
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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 (2019) 25 (1-3): 92–103.
Published: 01 April 2019
... involve the redirection of humanity away from its self-understanding as progressively approaching a metaphysical truth that is eternal and toward the acceptance of an already existing “polytheism of values,” where truth is a contingent and changing product of discursiveness. A society that structures its...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 259–270.
Published: 01 April 2019
... efficient use of natural resources, and so on. But such a view of the university defines its value entirely by factors external to itself. Proponents of one definition of the university’s purpose typically acknowledge some validity in the other, and universities commonly strive to fulfill the claims of both...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 321–331.
Published: 01 April 2019
... more or less culturally homogeneous societies formed around shared values. Williams shares the communitarians’ critique of Rawls’s theory as excessively abstract, questioning whether a rational commitment to pluralism as the most just social arrangement can serve as a sufficiently binding social force...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 353–355.
Published: 01 August 2018
... or “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 (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 (2010) 16 (3): 474–492.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of the 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 (2023) 29 (3): 367–382.
Published: 01 September 2023
... as in opposition to administrative discretion—holds that, in a democracy, value judgments should be made only by elected officials and that all administrators should do is carry out technical tasks calling for expertise. Administrators, however, inevitably make policy decisions that call for value judgments...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 181–189.
Published: 01 April 2018
... is 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 (2019) 25 (1-3): 341–345.
Published: 01 April 2019
... only appears . . . when there is enough money to produce a little leisure, a little time in which to love. . . . The cash value of the Christian ideal of universal brotherhood has, for the last two centuries, been the conviction that once science and technology have produced enough wealth...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 21–42.
Published: 01 April 2019
... cultural models, Amerindian perspectivism holds that human and nonhuman species possess a common values system and cultural framework. While this commonality is ordinarily obscured by biologically grounded, perceptual differences, the gap in perspective may be bridged by shamans, whose gift of adopting...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 357–363.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Roger Cardinal Etchegaray; Translated by Mei Lin Chang; Jeffrey M. Perl Cardinal Etchegaray argues here that the dialogue between church and state, with both parties rooted in sometimes conflicting absolute claims and values, has become more recently a wider-ranging dialogue between the church...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 337–353.
Published: 01 August 2021
..., and it attempts to outline how democratic groups may live well with unresolved disagreement yet not give on up developing truth-sensitive decision-making processes. It argues against the widespread idea that shared values are the social glue of democratic communities. By developing arguments of Manfred Frank...