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            The Mythology in Our Language - Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough
             

            The Mythology in Our Language - Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wittgenstein, Ludwig; Edited by Da Col, Giovanni; Preface by Palmie, Stephan

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              31 Aug 20

            In 1931 Ludwig Wittgenstein wrote his famous Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough, published posthumously in 1967. At that time, anthropology and philosophy were in close contact - thinkers drew heavily on anthropology's theoretical terms, in order to help them explore the limits of ...human belief and imagination. This is a translation of his work.
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            ISBN 9780990505068
            Released NZ 31 Aug 2020
            Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Billy Goats Gruff: A Noisy Picture Book
              

            Billy Goats Gruff: A Noisy Picture Book (Mixed media product / Mixed Media, Contains 1 Paperback / softback and 1 CD-Audio)

            By Umansky, Kaye

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            Take a great story and lots of silly sounds, mix with a happy helping of children, and you have a recipe for a Kaye Umansky Noisy Picture Book. Riotously funny retellings of favourite tales as you have never heard them before.traditional story as you have never heard it before.

            ISBN 9781408192375
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2013
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 0-5 years
            Series Noisy Picture Books
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            Philosophical Investigations
             

            Philosophical Investigations (Paperback, 4th Edition)

            By Wittgenstein, Ludwig; Edited by Hacker, P. M. S.; Schulte, Joachim

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            An en face German-English version of one of the most important works of 20th-century philosophy. It corrects mistakes to text and illustrations and misleading renderings of the German in Anscombe's earlier translation.

            ISBN 9781405159296
            Released NZ 6 Nov 2009
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Art of Travel
             

            The Art of Travel (Paperback)

            By Botton, Alain de

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            Few activities seem to promise us as much happiness as going travelling: taking off for somewhere else, somewhere far from home, a place with more interesting weather, customs and landscapes. But although we are inundated with advice on where to travel to, we seldom ask why we go... and how we might become more fulfilled by doing so. With the help of a selection of writers, artists and thinkers - including Flaubert, Edward Hopper, Wordsworth and Van Gogh - Alain de Botton's bestselling The Art of Travel provides invaluable insights into everything from holiday romance to hotel mini-bars, airports to sight-seeing. The perfect antidote to those guides that tell us what to do when we get there, The Art of Travel tries to explain why we really went in the first place - and helpfully suggests how we might be happier on our journeys. 'Richly evocative, sharp and funny. De Botton proves himself to be a very fine travel writer indeed.' Sunday Telegraph 'Delightful, profound, entertaining. I doubt if de Botton has written a dull sentence in his life.' Jan Morris 'An elegant and subtle work, unlike any other. Beguiling.' Colin Thubron, The Times 'Honest, funny and dripping with witty aphorisms. Extremely entertaining and enlightening . . . all the way to journey's end.' Herald
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            ISBN 9780241970065
            Released NZ 25 Jun 2014
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche

            I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche (Paperback, Main)

            By Prideaux, Sue

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            The Times Biography of the Year 'Outstanding.' The Sunday Times 'A revelation.' Guardian 'Wonderful.' The Times 'Riveting.' New Statesman Friedrich Nietzsche's work rocked the foundation of Western thinking, and continues to permeate our culture, high and low - yet he is one of h...istory's most misunderstood philosophers. Sue Prideaux's myth-shattering book brings readers into the world of a brilliant, eccentric and deeply troubled man, illuminating the events and people that shaped his life and work. I Am Dynamite! is the essential biography for anyone seeking to understand Nietzsche, the philosopher who foresaw - and sought solutions to - our own troubled times.
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            ISBN 9780571336227
            Released NZ 28 Oct 2019
            Publisher Faber and Faber
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            Human Capital in Gender and Development

            Human Capital in Gender and Development (Paperback)

            By Calkin, Sydney

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            Human Capital in Gender and Development addresses timely feminist debates about the relationship between feminism, neoliberalism, and international development. The book engages with human capital theory, a labour economics theory associated with the Chicago School that now anima...tes a wide range of political and economic governance. The book argues that human capital theory has been instrumental in constructing an economistic vision of gender equality as a tool for economic growth, and girls and women of the global South as the quintessential entrepreneurs of the post-global financial crisis era. The book's critique of human capital theory and its role in Gender and Development gives insights into the kinds of development interventions that typify the `Gender Equality as Smart Economics' agenda of the World Bank and other international development institutions. From the World Bank, to NGOs, and private businesses, discourses about the economic benefits of gender equality and women's empowerment underpin a range of development interventions that aim to unlock the `untapped' potential of the world's women. Its implications are both conceptual and material, producing more interventionist forms of development governance, increased power by private sector actors in development, and de-politicization of gender equality issues. Human Capital in Gender and Development will be of particular interest to feminist scholars in Politics, International Relations, Development Studies, and Human Geography. It will also be a useful resource for teaching key debates about feminism, neoliberalism, and international development.
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            ISBN 9780367437015
            Released NZ 12 Dec 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics
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            The Art of Travel
              

            The Art of Travel (EPUB ebook)

            By De Botton, Alain

            Offers insights into things that range from holiday romance to hotel mini-bars, airports to sight-seeing. This book explains why we really went in the first place - and suggests how we might be happier on our journeys.

            ISBN 9780141930268
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            Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
            Language en
            Released NZ 29 May 2003
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            All Life is Problem Solving
             

            All Life is Problem Solving (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Translated by Camiller, Patrick; By Popper, Sir Karl

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            A selection of Popper's writings on his main preoccupations towards the end of his life. Illuminates his process of working on his theory of science, and indicates his view of the state of the world at the end of the Cold War.

            ISBN 9780415249928
            Released NZ 18 Jan 2001
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Open Society and its Enemies: The Spell of Plato
              

            The Open Society and its Enemies: The Spell of Plato (Paperback, New edition)

            By Popper, Sir Karl

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            Written in political exile in New Zealand during the World War II and first published in two volumes in 1945, Karl Popper's The Open Society and Its Enemies is considered by some to be one of the most important books of the 20th century.

            ISBN 9780415237314
            Released NZ 11 Jul 2002
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Classics
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            The Myth of Sisyphus

            The Myth of Sisyphus (Paperback, New title)

            By Camus, Albert

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            Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. ...Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are. Inspired by the myth of a man condemned to ceaselessly push a rock up a mountain and watch it roll back to the valley below, The Myth of Sisyphus transformed twentieth-century philosophy with its impassioned argument for the value of life in a world without religious meaning.
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            ISBN 9780141023991
            Released NZ 24 Oct 2005
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Penguin Great Ideas
            Language (English)
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