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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 175.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Caroline Walker Bynum Donoghue Emma , The Wonder: A Novel ( New York : Little, Brown , 2016 ), 304 pp. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 187b–188.
Published: 01 January 2020
...-7899880 Robert Irwin, Wonders Will Never Cease (Sawtry, UK: Dedalus, 2016), 391 pp. Fake news, fake fantasies (are all the rage). The ghost of Mrs. Radcliffe stalks Mr. Irwin s version of Yorkist England. In the Tower of London, in addition to the Tiptoft Museum of Skulls, there is behind a curtain...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 327–330.
Published: 01 May 2016
...-American mind. The reviewer asks whether the Chinese, now facing a plurality of histories, wonder if there may be a plurality of li (principles), as well, or at least if there can be a li that is “universal” in the sense that it is common to them all. The problem here, the reviewer argues, in part derives...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 204–213.
Published: 01 April 2014
... various feelings that we experience, there is a discrete group that, thanks to their involvement with universals, may be regarded as philosophical. Wonder, grief, compassion, tenderness, hope, despair, and delight are philosophical if they are experienced on behalf of humankind and addressed to the world...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 412–437.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and determinism on Wilde's gospel of inaction, as well as Pater's adaptation of the Winckelmannian view that people and things express their nature most truly when still, one speaker wonders whether aesthetic experience gains some of its significance from its affiliation with leisure. The other resists the idea...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 102–103.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Sari Nusseibeh On the other hand, some questions and answers (such as some on injustice, or luck, or worthiness) seem quite genuine and straightforward, but one wonders if Tawhidi is complaining in them about his own hard life and unfortunate circumstances to one of whom he is envious...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 116–117.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., wonder generated by the sentiment oflogos sentiment wonder the generatedby (is or object source their andunderstands on how one “weakness”) of affirmation for aPauline notshould contends, mistaken “helplessness,” be mental one essays funda ofour awareness an (for them instance...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., wonder generated by the sentiment oflogos sentiment wonder the generatedby (is or object source their andunderstands on how one “weakness”) of affirmation for aPauline notshould contends, mistaken “helplessness,” be mental one essays funda ofour awareness an (for them instance...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 147–151.
Published: 01 January 2002
... one sci-fi revolution to the next, of rich meaning and hard facts and believable reality. The optimists wondered about the next guy’s island—“Who’s marooned thereand the ethical importance of that wondering has only deepened as the years have passed; but scant philo...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 151.
Published: 01 January 2002
... one sci-fi revolution to the next, of rich meaning and hard facts and believable reality. The optimists wondered about the next guy’s island—“Who’s marooned thereand the ethical importance of that wondering has only deepened as the years have passed; but scant philo...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 83–90.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of everything. a sense, in history, the narrative: a continuous in together it all put to want itno someis historians wonder that years, sixty last the in ticularly Earth. on thing living ofevery cell every in DNAwhose survives Ancestor), Common sal aone- to back way the all...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 318.
Published: 01 May 2016
... I was left wondering: what if the translations of Arabic scientific works into works scientific ofArabic translations the whatif wondering: left I...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 107–108.
Published: 01 January 2023
... Moshenska's Iconoclasm as Child's Play , however—whose cover shows “Josh McBig,” a bearded version of Ken with outstretched arms and severed legs, photographed by the Jackson sisters as part of their “Doll Games” project—I have to wonder: was there not in this play an element of parody or blasphemy...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 394–398.
Published: 01 August 2003
... was not for nothing by invitation only. A recent case of what I mean is Leon Wieseltier’s reply in New Republic to Louis Menand’s wondering in New Yorker about the relationship of belligerence and certainty. “Menand thinks that truth is merely a warrant for terrorism,” Common Knowledge 9:3 Copyright...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 536–537.
Published: 01 September 2017
... training the focus of literature departments university in proseminars I wonder, of graduate whyteachers then, no one butthat object written. hehave could atextual produce to subject right the became process, the in and, him preoccupied that objects textual the with dealing...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 537–538.
Published: 01 September 2017
... training the focus of literature departments university in proseminars I wonder, of graduate whyteachers then, no one butthat object written. hehave could atextual produce to subject right the became process, the in and, him preoccupied that objects textual the with dealing...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 317–318.
Published: 01 May 2016
... I was left wondering: what if the translations of Arabic scientific works into works scientific ofArabic translations the whatif wondering: left I...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 190–195.
Published: 01 April 2015
... No wonder, then, that Margaret fails in her missionary effort to convert convert to effort her missionary in fails No Margaret wonder, that then, pas the and prose the that thought the in exhilarating something...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 14–27.
Published: 01 January 2014
... is In In nothing in themselves.) in nothing mean numbers the them; distinguish to only numbered are entries (The phrase. whatit is. of being business acomplexabout as ecology,the goes wetland, of how sense the cursory most the wonder, morealso it than might offer nor can observer an about...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 128–136.
Published: 01 January 2010
... were that nobody could read them anymore, so indistinct that they could be seen only if the old so gem alphabets from letters or numbers, or of faces, birds; of or fish, theshapesof stones light, for all sorts of fleeting and things. wonderful Sometimes there were seen within his...