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            Aroha: Maori wisdom for a contented life lived in harmony with our planet
             

            Aroha: Maori wisdom for a contented life lived in harmony with our planet (Hardback)

            By Elder, Hinemoa

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            Ki te kotahi te kakaho ka whati, ki te kapuia, e kore e whati When we stand alone we are vulnerable but together we are unbreakable See the world differently, through some of the wisest of human eyes. Discover traditional Maori philosophy through 52 whakatauki - simple, powerful ...life lessons, one for every week. Each one is retold by respected Maori psychiatrist Dr Hinemoa Elder to show how we can live a less stressful daily life, with more contentment and kindness for each other and the planet. Find out how the power of aroha can help you each day, and through its many meanings - fundamental Maori values - make a happier world for everyone. Chapters include- - Manaakitanga (love for each other) - Kaitiakitanga (respect for our planet) - Whanaungatanga (community and connectivity) - Tino rangatiratanga (self-determination)
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            ISBN 9780143775225
            Published NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Maori Philosophy: Indigenous Thinking from Aotearoa
              

            Maori Philosophy: Indigenous Thinking from Aotearoa (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Stewart, Dr Georgina

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            This book is a concise introduction to Maori philosophy, covering the symbolic systems and worldviews of the indigenous people of Aotearoa, New Zealand. This book addresses core philosophical issues including Maori notions of the self, the world, epistemology, the form in which M...aori philosophy is conveyed, and whether or not Maori philosophy has a teleological agenda. The book introduces key texts, thinkers and themes and includes pedagogical features including: - A Maori-to-English glossary; - Accessible English translations of primary source material; - Teaching notes, and reflections on how the studied material engages with contemporary debates - End-of-chapter discussion questions that can be used in teaching - Comprehensive bibliographies and guided suggestions for further reading. Knowledge, Self and World in Maori Philosophy is an ideal text for students studying World Philosophies, or anyone who wishes to use indigenous philosophies or methodologies in their own research and scholarship.
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            ISBN 9781350101654
            Released NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Bloomsbury Introductions to World Philosophies
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            The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse

            The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse (Hardback)

            By Mackesy, Charlie

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            We have a long way to go, sighed the boy.Charlie Mackesy invites us into the world of the characters he has created and shared on Instagram since 2016. In this beautiful tribute to their friendship, Charlie shares the full story of how they first met and their most important life... lessons, through his illustrations and moving captions.
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            ISBN 9781529105100
            Released NZ 3 Jul 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age 0-5 years
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            Humankind: A Hopeful History

            Humankind: A Hopeful History (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Bregman, Rutger

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            It's a belief that unites the left and right, psychologists and philosophers, writers and historians. It drives the headlines that surround us and the laws that touch our lives. And its roots sink deep into Western thought: from Machiavelli to Hobbes, Freud to Pinker, the tacit a...ssumption is that humans are bad. Humankind makes the case for a new argument: that it is realistic, as well as revolutionary, to assume that people are good. When we think the worst of others, it brings out the worst in our politics and economics too. In his long-awaited second book, international-bestselling author Rutger Bregman shows how believing in human kindness and altruism can be a new way to think - and act as the foundation for achieving true change in our society. It is time for a new view of human nature.
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            ISBN 9781408898949
            Released NZ 19 May 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            This One Wild and Precious Life: A Hopeful Path Forward in a Fractured World

            This One Wild and Precious Life: A Hopeful Path Forward in a Fractured World (Hardback)

            By Wilson, Sarah

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            International bestselling author and activist Sarah Wilson goes on a three-year hiking odyssey around the world to pave a radically hopeful path to the connected, meaningful and kind life we all crave.

            ISBN 9781760556730
            Published NZ 25 Aug 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            How to Argue With a Racist: History, Science, Race and Reality

            How to Argue With a Racist: History, Science, Race and Reality (Hardback)

            By Rutherford, Adam

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            An illuminating manifesto for a twenty-first century understanding of human evolution and variation by the author of A BRIEF HISTORY OF EVERYONE WHO EVER LIVED

            ISBN 9781474611244
            Released NZ 11 Feb 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Tony Hill and Carol Jordan
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            Humankind: A Hopeful History
             

            Humankind: A Hopeful History (Hardback)

            By Bregman, Rutger

            • RRP: $64.99
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            It's a belief that unites the left and right, psychologists and philosophers, writers and historians. It drives the headlines that surround us and the laws that touch our lives. And its roots sink deep into Western thought: from Machiavelli to Hobbes, Freud to Pinker, the tacit a...ssumption is that humans are bad. Humankind makes the case for a new argument: that it is realistic, as well as revolutionary, to assume that people are good. When we think the worst of others, it brings out the worst in our politics and economics too. In his long-awaited second book, international-bestselling author Rutger Bregman shows how believing in human kindness and altruism can be a new way to think - and act as the foundation for achieving true change in our society. It is time for a new view of human nature.
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            ISBN 9781408898932
            Released NZ 4 Aug 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Psychology of Stupidity
             

            The Psychology of Stupidity (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Marmion, Jean-Francois

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            • Pub Date
              25 Nov 20

            Some of the world's smartest people explain stupidity, among them: Daniel Kahneman, Dan Ariely, Alison Gopnick, Howard Gardner, Antonio Damasio, Aaron James and Ryan Holiday

            ISBN 9781529053838
            Released NZ 25 Nov 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            Philosophy: A Visual Encyclopedia
             

            Philosophy: A Visual Encyclopedia (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
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            • Pub Date
              3 Nov 20

            The perfect book for young readers looking for answers to some of life's biggest questions. Thousands of years ago, ancient philosophers asked some important questions: Where do we come from? , What is right and what is wrong? , Am I real? , and What is the point of existence? Th...ese questions have gone on to spark passionate debates about our existence and how we understand the world around us. In this fun and engaging introduction to philosophy, readers aged 11+ will be introduced to a variety of philosophical ideas through the teachings of Plato, Confucius, Simone de Beauvoir, and many more. Vibrant, reader-friendly illustrations bring the history of ideas and thinking to life, from metaphysics to moral imperatives. With biographies of the most influential philosophers from around the world, young readers will explore the questions and answers that have been fundamental to the development of scientific study, logical thinking, religious beliefs, laws and governance, and much more. Thought experiments peppered throughout will help to connect readers with the ideas presented so they can apply them to their own lives.
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            ISBN 9780241412992
            Released NZ 3 Nov 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Maori Philosophy: Indigenous Thinking from Aotearoa
              

            Maori Philosophy: Indigenous Thinking from Aotearoa (Hardback)

            By Stewart, Dr Georgina

            • RRP: $110.00
            • $110.00
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            This book is a concise introduction to Maori philosophy, covering the symbolic systems and worldviews of the indigenous people of Aotearoa, New Zealand. This book addresses core philosophical issues including Maori notions of the self, the world, epistemology, the form in which M...aori philosophy is conveyed, and whether or not Maori philosophy has a teleological agenda. The book introduces key texts, thinkers and themes and includes pedagogical features including: - A Maori-to-English glossary; - Accessible English translations of primary source material; - Teaching notes, and reflections on how the studied material engages with contemporary debates - End-of-chapter discussion questions that can be used in teaching - Comprehensive bibliographies and guided suggestions for further reading. Knowledge, Self and World in Maori Philosophy is an ideal text for students studying World Philosophies, or anyone who wishes to use indigenous philosophies or methodologies in their own research and scholarship.
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            ISBN 9781350101661
            Released NZ 3 Sep 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Bloomsbury Introductions to World Philosophies
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