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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Symposium on Paradigm Shifts Part 1 Terry Eagleton, Colin Richmond, Lionel Gossman, William Weber, Glenn Holland, Peter N. Miller INTRODUCTION: THE VIEW FROM JUDGMENT DAY Rather as some scientists regard an event as the actualization of one of an infinity of possible narratives...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 562–563.
Published: 01 August 2013
...William M. Chace Groden Michael , Ulysses in Focus: Genetic, Textual, and Personal Views ( Gainesville : University Press of Florida , 2010 ), 245 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 493–494.
Published: 01 August 2005
... shown are myths outrageous most they the In understood, my view,correctly are doing, things so the by author of this bizarre allegorically; than rather ally liter- texts sacred and rites the fortaking religion traditional in believers ridicules author Its ofreincarnation...
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Published: 01 May 2021
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 46–54.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Bruce Krajewski In this contribution to an exchange of views about “lyric philosophy,” the author argues that the philosopher-poet Jan Zwicky, beginning as early as her dissertation at the University of Toronto, has championed the nonlogical, including the ineffable, the oracular, and the mystical...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 427–432.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Joseph Frank In this memorial essay on Sir Frank Kermode (1919–2010), the author focuses on his own exchange of views with Kermode during the 1970s. In Kermode's book The Sense of an Ending (1966), he had criticized Frank's essay “Spatial Form in Modern Literature” (1945) as part of a larger...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 412–437.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and determinism on Wilde's gospel of inaction, as well as Pater's adaptation of the Winckelmannian view that people and things express their nature most truly when still, one speaker wonders whether aesthetic experience gains some of its significance from its affiliation with leisure. The other resists the idea...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 76–91.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith; Jeffrey M. Perl This essay is a critical examination of the charge of self-refutation, particularly as leveled by orthodoxy-defending philosophers against those maintaining epistemologically unorthodox, especially relativistic or skeptical, views. Beginning...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 404–411.
Published: 01 August 2014
... on Nietzsche's thinking of Spencer and Malthus, Roux and Haeckel — names commonly associated with Darwin — they pay no attention to the greater impact on Nietzsche's thought of Empedocles and other ancient scientists. Nietzsche mounted a cogent condemnation of Darwin's views, moreover, on the empirical insight...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 55–61.
Published: 01 January 2014
...John Koethe As part of an exchange of views on what Jan Zwicky calls “lyric philosophy,” this contribution suggests a way of understanding it that brings out affinities between it and the standard discursive model of philosophy with which she is dissatisfied. Good discursive philosophy is based...
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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 (2011) 17 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 January 2011
... or are, from her perspective, both dubiously radical and otherwise undesirable. She points out that the vulnerable positions, arguments, and views that Holbraad attributes to her are spuriously derived from the texts he cites and that, for this reason, his evident effort to duplicate certain philosophically...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 April 2011
... is open to alternatives. Although he did not use the term “casuistry,” which Toulmin revived, Tolstoy saw ethics as a matter of case-based reasoning irreducible to a system; and both thinkers regarded the realist novel as the natural home of ethics viewed this way. Anna Karenina also contains an argument...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 71–76.
Published: 01 January 2011
... lack. Stengers's ecological view of practices may then ultimately lead to a reappraisal of branches of the human sciences, such as experimental psychology, which she tends, on occasion, to dismiss. Duke University Press 2011 Symposium: Comparative Relativism...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 269–282.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Jeffrey Kallberg When we view Chopin's later works in the context of his biography, we find a conjunction of real-life machines (trains, the telegraph), mimetic mechanical music (music boxes), and prolific textual variants. Particularly fascinating are several late pieces that feature canons...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 292–305.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Martin Puchner In theater studies, the dramatic text tends to be treated as a remnant of an older and even old-fashioned type of theater that has now been replaced by a “post-dramatic” theater, answering only to the logic of performance. Against that view, the article argues for the continuing...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 111–116.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., and the emphasis placed on how splitting open part of patient's body is never a matter of a point of view. But to know exactly what is going on in the operating theater, we might wish to ask how this act speaks to the act of intellectual bifurcation, splitting open what up to then had been a seamless argument...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 321–334.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Mark Franko This article explores the history of dance notation from the Renaissance to postmodern dance. It examines the tension between text and oral tradition in Western dance practices, as well as the issue of how to reconcile our views of choreography as both scriptural and visual. It has been...
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Common Knowledge (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 conclusions...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 31–47.
Published: 01 January 2010
... recent scholarship on John Brown has tended to reinforce Brown's own division of the movement into active reformers like himself and less radical pacifists like Garrison. In this article, McDaniel challenges this polarized view of the abolitionist movement, which is partly the product of the common...