Category: Textbook

Exploring Maori Values

Title: Exploring Maori Values Author: John Patterson Publisher: The Dunmore Press Limited ISBN: 0864691564 A good introduction to Maori philosophy, based mainly on the proverbs and narratives collated from Maori oral tradition and the academic literature surrounding it. The author is a senior lecturer in philosophy. Accessible, well-rounded and balanced. Intended for adults but may […]

Looking at Philosophy: The Unbearable Heaviness of Philosophy Made Lighter by Donald Palmer

“Looking at Philosophy” provides an entertaining account of the history of western philosophy, which appears to be written for either older school age students or undergraduate university students. It individually goes over, in chronological order, a huge range of philosophers from the pre-Socratic to post-modern periods. Because of the amount of philosophy the book attempts […]