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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
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            Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life

            Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Peterson, Jordan B.

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            In 12 Rules for Life, acclaimed public thinker and clinical psychologist Jordan B. Peterson offered an antidote to the chaos in our lives- eternal truths applied to modern anxieties. His insights have helped millions of readers and resonated powerfully around the world. Now in th...is long-awaited sequel, Peterson goes further, showing that part of life's meaning comes from reaching out into the domain beyond what we know, and adapting to an ever-transforming world. While an excess of chaos threatens us with uncertainty, an excess of order leads to a lack of curiosity and creative vitality. Beyond Order therefore calls on us to balance the two fundamental principles of reality - order and chaos -- and reveals the profound meaning that can be found on the path that divides them. In times of instability and suffering, Peterson reminds us that there are sources of strength on which we can all draw- insights borrowed from psychology, philosophy, and humanity's greatest myths and stories. Drawing on the hard-won truths of ancient wisdom, as well as deeply personal lessons from his own life and clinical practice, Peterson offers twelve new principles to guide readers towards a more courageous, truthful and meaningful life.
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            ISBN 9780241407639
            Released NZ 4 Mar 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The French Art of Not Trying Too Hard
             

            The French Art of Not Trying Too Hard (Hardback, Main)

            By Pourriol, Ollivier; Translated by Stevenson, Helen

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            Whether it's the Protestant work ethic, or the capitalist need for productivity, most of us in the English-speaking world believe that in order to achieve anything worthwhile, we must first expend huge amounts of effort. In fact, just the opposite is true. In The French Art of No...t Trying Too Hard, Ollivier Pourriol shows how the best results in life, love, work, art and even sports come not from working harder, but from letting go. This is not a new idea in France: since Montaigne, philosophers have suggested that a certain je ne sais quoi is the key to a more creative, fulfilling and productive existence. We can see it in their laissez faire parenting, their chic style, their haute cuisine and enviable home cooking - the French barely seem to be trying, yet the results are world famous. Drawing lessons from French legends like Descartes, Stendhal and Francoise Sagan, Rodin and Zidane, Cyrano de Bergerac and Coco Chanel, Ollivier Pourriol explores how to be efficient a la francaise, and how to effortlessly reap the rewards.
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            ISBN 9781788163279
            Released NZ 7 Jan 2021
            Publisher Profile Books Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
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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 Socrates Express: In Search of Life Lessons from Dead Philosophers

            The Socrates Express: In Search of Life Lessons from Dead Philosophers (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Export)

            By Weiner, Eric

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            The New York Times bestselling author of The Geography of Bliss embarks on a rollicking intellectual journey, following in the footsteps of history's greatest thinkers and showing us how each-from Epicurus to Gandhi, Thoreau to Beauvoir-offers practical and spiritual lessons for ...today's unsettled times. We turn to philosophy for the same reasons we travel: to see the world from a dif ferent perspective, to unearth hidden beauty, and to find new ways of being. We want to learn how to embrace wonder. Face regrets. Sustain hope. Eric Weiner combines his twin passions for philosophy and global travel in a pil grimage that uncovers surprising life lessons from great thinkers around the world, from Rousseau to Nietzsche, Confucius to Simone Weil. Traveling by train (the most thoughtful mode of transport), he journeys thousands of miles, making stops in Athens, Delhi, Wyoming, Coney Island, Frankfurt, and points in between to recon nect with philosophy's original purpose: teaching us how to lead wiser, more meaningful lives. From Socrates and ancient Athens to Simone de Beauvoir and twentieth-century Paris, Weiner's chosen philosophers and places provide important signposts as we navigate today's chaotic times. In The Socrates Express, Weiner invites us to voyage alongside him on his life-changing pursuit of wisdom and discovery as he attempts to find answers to our most vital questions.
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            ISBN 9781982152093
            Released NZ 7 Oct 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster
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            Be Water, My Friend: The True Teachings of Bruce Lee
             

            Be Water, My Friend: The True Teachings of Bruce Lee (Hardback)

            By Lee, Shannon

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            But Lee was also a deeply philosophical thinker, believing that martial arts are more than just an exercise in physical discipline - they are a perfect metaphor for personal growth.In Be Water My Friend, Shannon Lee shares previously untold stories from her father's life along wi...th the concepts at the core of his teachings.
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            ISBN 9781846046667
            Released NZ 29 Dec 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
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            Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life

            Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life (Hardback)

            By Peterson, Jordan B.

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            The long-awaited sequel to 12 RULES FOR LIFE, which has sold over 5 million copies around the world In 12 Rules for Life, acclaimed public thinker and clinical psychologist Jordan B. Peterson offered an antidote to the chaos in our lives: eternal truths applied to modern anxietie...s. His insights have helped millions of readers and resonated powerfully around the world. Now in this much-anticipated sequel, Peterson goes further, showing that part of life's meaning comes from reaching out into the domain beyond what we know, and adapting to an ever-transforming world. While an excess of chaos threatens us with uncertainty, an excess of order leads to a lack of curiosity and creative vitality. Beyond Order therefore calls on us to balance the two fundamental principles of reality - order and chaos - and reveals the profound meaning that can be found on the path that divides them. In times of instability and suffering, Peterson reminds us that there are sources of strength on which we can all draw: insights borrowed from psychology, philosophy, and humanity's greatest myths and stories. Drawing on the hard-won truths of ancient wisdom, as well as deeply personal lessons from his own life and clinical practice, Peterson offers twelve new principles to guide readers towards a more courageous, truthful and meaningful life.
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            ISBN 9780241407622
            Released NZ 2 Mar 2021
            Publisher Penguin
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            A Practical Guide to World Philosophies: Selves, Worlds, and Ways of Knowing
              

            A Practical Guide to World Philosophies: Selves, Worlds, and Ways of Knowing (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kirloskar-Steinbach, Monika; Kalmanson, Dr Leah; Edited by Kalmanson, Leah; Madaio, James

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              11 Mar 21

            Traditions throughout the world and across history have tackled fundamental questions about the human condition. This one-of-a-kind guide shows how these different philosophies can be effectively studied together. Monika Kirloskar-Steinbach's and Leah Kalmanson's introduction mar...ks a break from conventional approaches. Instead of assuming philosophy has always operated with a single, easily identifiable conceptual framework across space and time, which we call-and have always called-philosophy, they attest to the plurality of concepts and methods adopted at different times and places. The book serves as a practical teaching guide to the theoretical and methodological diversification of philosophy as practiced in academia today. Complementing the Bloomsbury Introductions to World Philosophies series, it covers a variety of traditions featured in the book series, exploring how Anglo-American, Chinese, Indian, African, Islamic and Maori thinkers have all addressed fundamental questions such as: - How do we understand ourselves and our relations to others? - How do we understand our world? - How do we seek knowledge, share knowledge, and, importantly, intervene in the norms of received knowledge when needed? Featuring teaching notes, discussion questions, and a list of further reading, this is a book packed with the background, guidance, and tools required to teach different philosophies. Through it we come to see why making room for different conceptual frameworks improves our understanding of ourselves and the worlds we live in.
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            ISBN 9781350159099
            Released NZ 11 Mar 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Series Bloomsbury Introductions to World Philosophies
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            Self-Confidence: 10 Lessons for Life in the Age of Anxiety
             

            Self-Confidence: 10 Lessons for Life in the Age of Anxiety (Paperback)

            By Pepin, Charles

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              1 Apr 21

            An essential read for anyone who has encountered a crisis of confidence.

            ISBN 9780008324049
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Culture Warlords: My Journey into the Dark Web of White Supremacy

            Culture Warlords: My Journey into the Dark Web of White Supremacy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lavin, Talia

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            Fearless investigative journalist takes a deep dive into the dark world of online racist hatemongers - and shows us how we can fight back

            ISBN 9781913183943
            Released NZ 12 Nov 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
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