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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 323–325.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Charles Sullivan Goldberg Chad Alan , Modernity and the Jews in Western Social Thought ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2017 ), 256 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 50–77.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Roxanne L. Euben CK 9.1-06 Euben 10/31/02 10:29 AM Page 50 A COUNTERNARRATIVE OF SHARED AMBIVALENCE Some Muslim and Western Perspectives on Science and Reason Roxanne L. Euben...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 595–607.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Yves Bonnefoy Duke University Press 2002 Translated by James Petterson CK 8.3-15 Bonnefoy 7/14/02 3:18 PM Page 595 AT STAKE Poetry in the Western World Yves Bonnefoy Translated by James Petterson...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 366–374.
Published: 01 August 2018
...William P. Caferro This contribution to the second installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Inside the Humanities Classroom” describes the experience of teaching a single class meeting of the year-long Western Civilization survey course at Vanderbilt University. The essay examines both...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 433.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Mikhail Epstein Gilburd Eleonory , To See Paris and Die: The Soviet Lives of Western Culture ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2018 ), 480 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Li tt le R ev ie w s 4 3 3Eleonory Gilburd, To See Paris and Die: The Soviet...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 499–500.
Published: 01 August 2014
...David Blackbourn Dennis David B. , Inhumanities: Nazi Interpretations of Western Culture . ( New York : Cambridge University Press , 2012 ), 553 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 208–209.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Caroline Walker Bynum Aviad Kleinberg, Flesh Made Word: Saints' Stories and the Western Imagination , trans. Jane Marie Todd (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008), 352 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Aviad Kleinberg, Flesh Made Word: Saints...
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Common Knowledge (2024) 30 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Anna Harrison Abstract As a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Caroline Walker Bynum across the Disciplines,” this article argues that Bynum's work on gender has overturned bedrock interpretations of the religious significance of the widespread ascetic practices of the Western...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 303–324.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Peter Valdina The basic argument of this contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia is that colonial attitudes toward South Asian religion and Hindus' attitudes toward Western intellectual discourse reveal an ambiguous mix of xenophilia and xenophobia. This articles focuses...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 291–311.
Published: 01 April 2018
... in Western Europe seemed to graduate students to represent a kind of “other.” Recently the European Middle Ages has come to seem familiar, and medievalists, still in search of the unfamiliar, have reached beyond the borders of Western Europe and the type of documents traditionally studied to research new...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 21–42.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Eduardo Viveiros de Castro; Jeffrey M. Perl Originally published in 2004 in the Common Knowledge symposium “Talking Peace with Gods,” this article elaborates the nature and consequences of the perspectivist cosmologies of Amerindian societies. Contemporary Western cosmologies regard humans as ex...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 151–154.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of recognizing how uncemented values of Amerindians can be recombined with Western concepts to shape an ongoing “found object” relationship of Western and Amerindian intellectual traditions that is capable of addressing complexities of shifting power in modern times. Duke University Press 2011...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 450–532.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Barry Allen In this monograph-length article, which inaugurates a multipart symposium titled “Fuzzy Studies,” the significance and virtues of blur are investigated through the whole history of Chinese intellectual tradition. In the Western tradition, the blur of becoming seems to disqualify...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 325–344.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of the principles (in particular, the principle of non-contradiction) that underlay early Western metaphysics. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Guarani Pierre and Hélène Clastres metaphysics cosmopolitics Eduardo Viveiros de Castro...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 276–284.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Anonymous Envoi This essay explores the possibilities of quietism in our time. It begins by examining briefly versions of quietism, Eastern and Western, then turns to particular works of Rilke, Kafka, and Beckett to review exigent images of quietism, variously relevant to the modern condition...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2009
... as well as religious, and in religious terms is said to cover not only the Catholic and Protestant quietisms (most properly so called) of the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, but also the proto-quietisms of the medieval Western church and reputedly quietist aspects of the Gnostic, Eastern...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 280–290.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of the East (1923), he recounts his journey to Catholicism, showing how it was driven by an ever-deepening appreciation for Hinduism, which, by his teaching and his largely unpublished writings, shaped the history of Western Jesuits in India in the twentieth century. We see a complicated xenophilia at work...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 397–404.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Lynn Hunt This essay—a contribution to “Inside the Humanities Classroom,” a seriatim symposium in Common Knowledge —is a first-person account of the development and teaching of an online version of a UCLA course on the history of Western civilization (1715 to the present). The author finds...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 292–320.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Isaiah Berlin; Jeffrey M. Perl Berlin discerns three great crises in Western political thought, each challenging one of its three primary tenets. The three tenets are (1) that questions about correct human actions are answerable, whether the answers are yet known or not; (2) that the answers...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 412–418.
Published: 01 August 2014
... and detail non-Western and premodern European means of keeping peace that modern theorists of conflict resolution are reluctant to credit or incompetent to assess. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 PEACE BY OTHER MEANS Symposium on the Role of Ethnography...