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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 46–54.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Bruce Krajewski In this contribution to an exchange of views about “lyric philosophy,” the author argues that the philosopher-poet Jan Zwicky, beginning as early as her dissertation at the University of Toronto, has championed the nonlogical, including the ineffable, the oracular, and the mystical...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 265–272.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Angela Hobbs In a response to two essays by Jan Zwicky on “lyric philosophy,” this piece questions whether there are positions that cannot be fully articulated in conventional, linear prose without contradiction and, if so, whether or in what sense they can be considered philosophical positions...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 235–256.
Published: 01 April 2014
...M. F. Simone Roberts The philosophy suggested by Jan Zwicky's expanded understanding of lyric and use of the fragment-as-method inspired this notebook of misunderstanding. Seeking to read Zwicky in the tradition of the aleatory genre and its basic form, the fragment, Roberts finds that her own...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 62–67.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Colin Davis This contribution to a symposium on “lyric philosophy” argues that there is much in Jan Zwicky's work that should make it attractive to literary critics, in particular her insistence that form and content are inextricably bound up with one another. Lyric compositions should not be...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 223–234.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Ronald de Sousa In a colloquium on “lyric philosophy,” this contribution records the efforts of an analytic philosopher to come to grips with questions that Jan Zwicky, who is both a fine poet and a subtle philosopher, has raised about anglophone analytic philosophy. The essay situates Zwicky...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 257–264.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Danielle Allen Jan Zwicky's fertile essays expose by contrast the aridity of much contemporary writing about the point of humanistic endeavor and intellectual life. Thinking, in her account, is importantly the work of imagination. The more common focus on critical thinking, in arguments on behalf...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 214–222.
Published: 01 April 2014
... meaning, and (e) the larger problem of what Simone Weil called “enslavement to one's own method.” What Jan Zwicky urges, and philosophically as well as poetically works toward, is, in Wittgenstein's terms, “a changed way of seeing,” though in her work the focus is specifically on a changed way of seeing...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 55–61.
Published: 01 January 2014
...John Koethe As part of an exchange of views on what Jan Zwicky calls “lyric philosophy,” this contribution suggests a way of understanding it that brings out affinities between it and the standard discursive model of philosophy with which she is dissatisfied. Good discursive philosophy is based on...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 14–27.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jan Zwicky These sixty-one numbered paragraphs offer an overview of the idea and practice of lyric philosophy. They draw heavily on the author's texts Lyric Philosophy (1992, 2011), Wisdom & Metaphor (2003), and “Bringhurst's Presocratics: Lyric and Ecology” (1995). The present essay outlines...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 28–45.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jan Zwicky In this essay, part of a cluster of pieces on her concept of “lyric philosophy,” the author explores connections between imagination, understood as the capacity to think in images, and what Wittgenstein called “seeing-as.” In seeing-as, we focus on what Wittgenstein identifies as inner...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 197–203.
Published: 01 April 2014
... challenged to write like poets — more specifically, like modern lyric poets: Jan Zwicky's essays on “lyric philosophy,” analyzed by several contributors in this and the immediately preceding issue of the journal, are cited as examples. What these experiments along the frontier between poetry and philosophy...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 January 2014
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2014
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