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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 January 2012
... left him feeling that he had (in some sense) come home. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 THE LONGEST WAY AROUND IS THE SHORTEST WAY HOME A Latecomer to the Warburg Paul Crossley I have been a latecomer to the delights...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 154.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Charles Foster Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Hines Richard , No Way but Gentlenesse: A Memoir of How Kes, my Kestrel, Changed my Life ( New York : Bloomsbury , 2017 ), 273 pp. C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 1 5 4 Charles Darwin as he conducted research on bees...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 May 2022
... discrete definitions: “The humanities are a set of academic disciplines; the humanities are a form of humanism; the humanities are a unique set of skills or ways of knowing; the humanities are a kind of self-cultivation” (5). For Reitter and Wellmon, only the first definition is fully intelligible...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 280–290.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., he returned to England, then moved back to Ireland where he had been born, and, after much discernment, converted to Roman Catholicism and became a Jesuit. He returned to India as a Jesuit missionary in 1901. In his remarkable though neglected autobiography, From Evangelical to Catholic by Way...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 January 2013
... University Press 2013 Symposium: Fuzzy Studies, Part 4 HISTORY FROM WAY ABOVE Recognizing Patterns through the Fuzz and Fog of the Past David S. Katz At the end of 2010, Moshe Arens published...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 154–155.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Stanley N. Katz William M. Chace, 100 Semesters: My Adventures as Student, Professor, and University President, and What I Learned Along the Way (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006), 368 pp. Duke University Press 2010 Little Reviews Mark S. Schantz, Awaiting...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 510.
Published: 01 August 2014
...John Boardman Roelstraete Dieter , ed., The Way of the Shovel: On the Archaeological Imaginary in Art . ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2013 ), 328 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 171–175.
Published: 01 April 2019
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 166–167.
Published: 01 January 2003
... evidence in reading—failed, in other words, to see that primary sources are not simply words, but words attached to physical objects made and used at particular past times. (Baker is not, by the way, saying that reproductions should not be made...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 424–433.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Jed Perl Duke University Press 2003 THE ARTIST IN CONFLICT Ways of Thinking about Style Jed Perl Leonardo da Vinci, that master of polished lyrical effects, believed that many artists of his day were far too fond...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 4–8.
Published: 01 January 2014
... 2013 COLUMNS MARTIN LUTHER, MARTIN GUERRE, AND WAYS OF KNOWING Natalie Zemon Davis Reading Keith Thomas’s appreciative review of History in the Making by John Elliott not long ago, I laughed at Sir John’s witty quip — as I had...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 104.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Michael P. Kramer Roy Olivier , Holy Ignorance: When Religion and Culture Part Ways , trans. Schwartz Ros . ( London : Hurst , 2010 ), 259 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 LITTLE REVIEWS Olivier Roy, Holy Ignorance: When Religion...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 259–270.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Stanley N. Katz; Jeffrey M. Perl This essay asks the question “What would it mean to be a just university?” and answers to that the question may be understood in two ways. One way to understand “just” is procedural, having to do with internal governance and ensuring that a university’s policies...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 488–499.
Published: 01 September 2016
...,” claims that it is possible to adopt a position, a “third way,” that is neither relativist nor absolutist. He proposes that the “emergentism” of Michael Polanyi is such a third way. In response, David Bloor argues that Paksi's proposed third way is beset by profound and well-known problems of obscurity...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Anders Blok; Casper Bruun Jensen Abstract This contribution to the second installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Whatever Happened to Richard Rorty?” argues that the field of science studies should be understood as a way of inheriting, rather than fundamentally breaking with, Rorty's...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 366–379.
Published: 01 September 2022
... Happened to Richard Rorty?” He explains in this essay that, as a child, he loved things that would seem to others contradictory, for example the Trotskian socialism to which his family was committed and the wild orchids that he would search for in the local mountains. Finding his own way between what...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 254–302.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Noa Halevy This article is the first installment of a three-part contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia. The series of three examines the ways in which Anglo-American writers, from the mid-nineteenth until the late twentieth century, turned to Russian literature and literary...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 77–81.
Published: 01 January 2011
... and to the workings of particular comparisons. Since (a relativized) comparison is a matter of concern to the scientists involved, finding out what other ways of comparing there are (besides objectivist comparison) should be a matter of concern to those of us who are engaged in studying knowledge production...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 117–122.
Published: 01 January 2011
... by Strathern and certain other anthropologists are relational all the way down, given that everything about the terms of these relations (including their form, scale, and dimensioning) is defined by the particular quality in question. Thus a contrast may be established between the politics of identity and what...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 365–372.
Published: 01 August 2009
...John McDowell In his Philosophical Investigations Wittgenstein describes, and represents himself as pursuing, a way of doing philosophy without putting forward philosophical theses. I exemplify his approach with a sketch of his treatment of rule following. I focus in particular on the simple case...