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Common Knowledge (1 January 2003) 9 (1): 50–77.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Roxanne L. Euben Duke University Press 2003 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...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 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 (1 April 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 (1 August 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 the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 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 (1 August 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 (1 April 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 on...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 291–311.
Published: 01 April 2018
... 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 (1 August 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 an...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 151–154.
Published: 01 January 2011
... 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 (1 April 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 (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 325–344.
Published: 01 April 2017
... 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 (1 January 2009) 15 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2009
... 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 (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 280–290.
Published: 01 April 2018
... 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 in...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 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 that...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 487–504.
Published: 01 August 2012
... in this article by a critique of reductionist labels. Embracing the concept of vagueness offers an alternative way to think about Cerrate and similar borderline cases—not in terms of fixed categories (“Byzantine” or “Western”), but as points on an art-historical continuum that is enriched by...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 411–423.
Published: 01 August 2013
... practice. Where traditional Western painting, Jullien argues, calls for voyeuristically intense focus, traditional Chinese painting stimulates “ dé-tente , relaxation or ‘untensing’.” Intense focus on a blur is still, Perl observes, an intense focus. In describing a painting by the Yuan Dynasty master Ni...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 269–315.
Published: 01 April 2009
... political mores of Western (particularly European) democracies, and the greater readiness by Church officials to take it upon themselves explicitly to instruct the laity in political matters, puts this whole issue again into question. Should the bishops of the Catholic Church be seeking to use their...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 424–438.
Published: 01 August 2010
... been directed by Buddhist schools against one another. Certain Chan schools had accused other Chan schools of quietism and nihilism, and Western scholars even in the later twentieth century have taken sides in these disputes as well. However, Faure argues, the “no-thought” of Chan is not the “blank...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... relativize what different peoples—say, Western academics and Amerindian shamans—compare things “for.” Jensen concludes that what is compared and relativized in this symposium are the methods of comparison and relativization themselves. He ventures that the contributors all hope that treating these terms in...