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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 452–463.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Gianni Vattimo; Santiago Zabala Duke University Press 2002 Translated by Yaakov Mascetti CK 8.3-04 Vattimo 7/14/02 3:12 PM Page 452 “WEAK THOUGHT” AND THE REDUCTION OF VIOLENCE A Dialogue with Gianni Vattimo...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 348–349.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Nelson M. Kasfir Boyle Michael J. , Violence after War: Explaining Instability in Post-conflict States . ( Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2014 ), 433 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 241–253.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Colin Davis Duke University Press 2003 CK 9.2-06 Davis 3/14/03 10:49 AM Page 241 THE COST OF BEING ETHICAL Fiction, Violence, and Altericide Colin Davis Murder is commonplace in all forms of fiction, so...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 344.
Published: 01 April 2003
... Samir Khalaf, Civil and Uncivil Violence in Lebanon 344 (New York: Columbia University Press, 2002), 224 pp. Despite Khalaf’s wish to find the socioeconomic sources of violence in a country at war with itself since the first clash of Christians...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 92–103.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Gianni Vattimo; Santiago Zabala; Translated by Yaakov Mascetti; Jeffrey M. Perl In this interview Vattimo discusses with Zabala the possibility of a nihilist philosophy of law as an alternative to the idea of justice and the violence that predictably results from it. To make this substitution would...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 419.
Published: 01 April 2019
...David A. Hollinger; Jeffrey M. Perl Robbins Bruce , Perpetual War: Cosmopolitanism from the Viewpoint of Violence ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2012 ), 247 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 110.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Paul Seabright Wrangham Richard , The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution ( London : Profile , 2019 ), 400 pp. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 11 0 Richard Wrangham, The Goodness...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 366–367.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Inga Clendinnen Gerlach Christian , Extremely Violent Societies: Mass Violence in the Twentieth-Century World ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2010 ), 489 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 LITTLE...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 506.
Published: 01 September 2016
... , and —  is taken from poetic meditations on the violence of of violence onthe meditations poetic from taken is , as well...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 497–498.
Published: 01 August 2014
...David A. Hollinger Robbins Bruce , Perpetual War: Cosmopolitanism from the Viewpoint of Violence . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2012 ), 247 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Siniša Malešević Given the paucity of evidence available, scholarship in archaeology and the social sciences is deeply divided over the question, how old is human violence? Some scholars have concluded that humans are intrinsically violent, and others that they are basically nonviolent, but in both...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Jeffrey M. Perl Fiske Alan Page and Rai Tage Shakti , Virtuous Violence: Hurting and Killing to Create, Sustain, End, and Honor Social Relationships , with a foreword by Pinker Steven . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 ), 357 pp. Biggar Nigel...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 130–131.
Published: 01 January 2016
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Susan Neiman Reemtsma Jan Philipp , Trust and Violence , trans. Bonfiglio Dominic ( 2008 ; Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2012 ), 393 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas J. Heffernan, The Passion of Perpetua...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 69–80.
Published: 01 January 2016
... violence against conspecifics. There are circumstances, however, in which acts of lethal violence are individually or collectively advantageous and attractive. To perform such acts, we must override our inhibitions. This essay argues that this tension causes us to be ambivalent about killing other human...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 305–326.
Published: 01 April 2015
... that Latvians themselves nearly became an ethnic minority in “their own” republic—there has been no ethnic violence between Latvians and Russians in the postsocialist era. Yet the events of summer 2014 have radically shifted the political imaginary of this region, raising the specter of a loss of social...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 424–433.
Published: 01 August 2008
... at the moment when European explorers were beginning to reveal the real size and complexity of earth itself (indeed, Bruno also spoke forcefully against the violence and profiteering of Spanish colonial efforts) and when natural philosophers had begun to dispute about the very structure of the universe. It may...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 104–121.
Published: 01 April 2019
... that keeps violence there under control is probably less the result of an applied pacifist ideology—that is, rejection of war as the socius ’s generative matrix—than the effect of a specific conception of knowledge. It is through the Xinguans’ refusal of the idea of singular truth, rather than through...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 501–524.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of, on the one hand, the investments of the progressive Russian intelligentsia in atonement for anti-Semitic policies and social violence, and, on the other, Jewish assimilation to Russian cultural life led to an identification of Jews with revolutionary and anti-tsarist culture. Among the figures treated here...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of the hostility to Hillary Clinton's candidacy. Comparing the widespread resistance to Donald Trump's proposals in early 2017 with recent single-issue protests, the author suggests that it is a strength of the current moment that women confront a wide range of issues, from sexual harassment to gun violence...