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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 9.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Wayne Andersen © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 COLUMNS This Is How I Want You to Remember Me Wayne Vesti Andersen (1928 – 2014) contemplating works from a series of large paintings...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 395–411.
Published: 01 August 2009
... actions of the multitude of people. What underlies this critique of history in each case is a quietist outlook on life, a perspective from which one must abandon the assertion of the will and accept life as it is given. Tolstoy's quietism, however, is a happy quietism ; he wants his reader to joyfully...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 391–403.
Published: 01 August 2014
... inspired him, from Kant and Hegel to Heidegger and Walter Benjamin. A personal fear of being pinned down, coupled with his tragic Jewish witness to a philosophical quest for certainty gone astray, led the “Sad Rider,” one of many possible Derridas, to want to “erase” as much as he wanted to write — despite...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 198–222.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Lionel Gossman Even if its constituent members still define particular positions and pursue at times somewhat independent policies, the EU acts increasingly in important areas as the unified federal state many have long wanted it to be. It may have come into being in response to practical problems...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 346–350.
Published: 01 April 2010
..., “a promising misunderstanding.” Tamen offers two arguments in response: one against as-if locutions and another against the very notion of setting up a misunderstanding. But it is good news, Tamen concludes, that sensitization cannot be set up. To what extent we would want a “revival of scruple” to succeed...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 353–355.
Published: 01 August 2018
... and of the careful planning and passionate commitment of teachers may help us all to cling to the moral values both professors and their students seem to need and want in these troubled times. the humanities approaches to teaching the value of education online pedagogy professors’ doubts Copyright © 2018...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 346–347.
Published: 01 April 2019
... first twenty-five years. Kermode had called for papers in the journal’s inaugural issue (1:1 [Spring 1992]: 5–6) on “the question of value” and was to a degree disappointed with the results. He had wanted the ensuing symposium to treat and even focus on axiology in the arts, but the papers answering his...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 441–452.
Published: 01 August 2020
... realization that Aristotelian physics is correct in its own context is assessed as an ironic application of biblical scenes of revelation to what is, essentially, a process of scrupulous, piecemeal scholarship. What Kuhn unknowingly wanted, the essay concludes, was a combination of contextualism...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 412–418.
Published: 01 August 2014
... societies have dealt with matters of war and peace. He in particular examines and finds wanting the approach that Jared Diamond takes in The World until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? (2012). Whereas Diamond's theme is that modern states can learn much about many things from...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 211–219.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Gary Saul Morson Despite their professed multiculturalism, educated Americans find it hard to imagine that others do not share their liberal values. Does not everyone love their children and want peace? The author of the article, a Tolstoy scholar and student of Russian culture, discusses topics...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 538–540.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Southeast Asia ), it lacks any reflection on the history of anarchism beyond the observation that tens of millions of persons wanted to avoid being bossed and taxed by the state. There is in the book, moreover, an absence of reflection on the oppressive nature of society: the state, Scott claims, is always...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 231–246.
Published: 01 April 2011
... and early twentieth centuries. There is no moral obligation to avoid such practices, but one wants singers to be fully aware of what they are doing. This essay provides extensive examples of the kind of autograph notation that signals the obligatory intervention of performers and offers many examples from...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 87–103.
Published: 01 January 2011
... and multiplicities, and the other on a world of not-quite repetitions. The article asks if the binary is not essential to the epistemic work that Western (Euro-American) scholars might want to do, since we forever reinvent the divide between the modern and the post-/pre-modern. Strathern assumes the anthropologist's...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 218–268.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... actress: I know. actor: That’s just the kind of thing I don’t want. actress: Forgive me. silence actor: But now it feels like I just beat you at something. silence actor: I wouldn’t want any kind of arbitrariness, either...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 January 2021
... of all, Obinna really, as opposed to notionally, wants to be a doctor. Boys cannot Li tt le R ev ie w s 1 2 5be doctors, of course; only adults can. But in the reality of Tulba s novel, the kind of man that Obinna will have to learn to be is a soldier. How do you teach a boy to become a soldier? First...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 315–317.
Published: 01 April 2013
... Common Knowledge 316 sleeping. She turned her head the other way indicating that she wanted to be left left be to shewanted that indicating way other her headthe sleeping. She turned She was time. last forthe herHe feelhim to wanted them. happened between nothing He pretended...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 304–305.
Published: 01 May 2016
... I replied that she was welcome to some berries but that we wanted some for some for we wanted but that welcome she was someto berries that Ireplied approach. my Ihope“Oh, you don’t forestall to if as out, mind,” she called...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 328–338.
Published: 01 May 2021
... at all of illness. Frau Blume's voice, when she came to the phone, sounded unnatural, swimming and distant, like someone coming out of anesthesia. She used the word fate repeatedly. “Fate holds all the cards,” she told me sadly. And she said she wanted to give me a doll that played die...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 366–379.
Published: 01 September 2022
... to combine or to separate certain ideas, on the basis of our knowledge of the results of past experiments. By doing so, we may be able to help you hold your time in thought. But we are not the people to come to if you want confirmation that the things you love with all your heart are central to the structure...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 235–256.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Obviously, then, I want to agree with, endorse, and develop Jan Zwicky’s developZwicky’s Jan and endorse, with, agree to Iwant Obviously...