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            He Pou Hiringa: Grounding Science and Technology in Te Ao Maori
              

            He Pou Hiringa: Grounding Science and Technology in Te Ao Maori (Paperback)

            Edited by Amoamo, Maria; Kawharu, Merata; Rukstuhl, Katharina

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              15 Nov 21

            Written by Maori from diverse disciplines, this book brings together writing on the big questions about the role of Maori, tikanga and matauranga in shaping science and technological innovation.

            ISBN 9781988587486
            Published NZ 15 Nov 2021
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series BWB Texts
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            The Hidden Beauty of the Microscopic World: What the tiniest forms of life can tell us about existence and our place in the universe

            The Hidden Beauty of the Microscopic World: What the tiniest forms of life can tell us about existence and our place in the universe (Hardback, 0th New edition)

            By Weiss, James

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            The videographer behind the Journey to the Microcosmos YouTube channel (386K subscribers) James Weiss presents a beginner's guide to the extremely small and utterly strange life that surrounds us.

            ISBN 9781786784490
            Released NZ 17 Aug 2021
            Publisher Watkins Media
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            Why Trust Science?

            Why Trust Science? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Oreskes, Naomi; Contributions by Edenhofer, Ottmar; Krosnick, Jon; Lindee, M. Susan; Lange, Marc

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            Why the social character of scientific knowledge makes it trustworthy Do doctors really know what they are talking about when they tell us vaccines are safe? Should we take climate experts at their word when they warn us about the perils of global warming? Why should we trust sci...ence when our own politicians don't? In this landmark book, Naomi Oreskes offers a bold and compelling defense of science, revealing why the social character of scientific knowledge is its greatest strength--and the greatest reason we can trust it. Tracing the history and philosophy of science from the late nineteenth century to today, Oreskes explains that, contrary to popular belief, there is no single scientific method. Rather, the trustworthiness of scientific claims derives from the social process by which they are rigorously vetted. This process is not perfect--nothing ever is when humans are involved--but she draws vital lessons from cases where scientists got it wrong. Oreskes shows how consensus is a crucial indicator of when a scientific matter has been settled, and when the knowledge produced is likely to be trustworthy. Based on the Tanner Lectures on Human Values at Princeton University, this timely and provocative book features critical responses by climate experts Ottmar Edenhofer and Martin Kowarsch, political scientist Jon Krosnick, philosopher of science Marc Lange, and science historian Susan Lindee, as well as a foreword by political theorist Stephen Macedo. -- New Scientist
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            ISBN 9780691212265
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2021
            Publisher Princeton University Pre
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The University Center for Human Values Series
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            Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law
             

            Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law (Hardback)

            By Roach, Mary

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            Join America's funniest science writer (Peter Carlson, Washington Post), Mary Roach, on an irresistible investigation into the unpredictable world where wildlife and humans meet.

            ISBN 9781324001935
            Released NZ 14 Sep 2021
            Publisher WW Norton & Co
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            The Poetics of Space

            The Poetics of Space (Paperback)

            By Bachelard, Gaston; Foreword by Danielewski, Mark Z.; Introduction by Kearney, Richard

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            Beloved and contemplated by philosophers, architects, writers, and literary theorists alike, this book examines the places in which we place our conscious and unconscious thoughts and guides us through a stream of cerebral meditations on poetry, art, and the blooming of conscious...ness itself.
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            ISBN 9780143107521
            Released NZ 25 Feb 2015
            Publisher Penguin
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            Language (English)
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            Life Is A Miracle: An Essay Against Modern Superstition

            Life Is A Miracle: An Essay Against Modern Superstition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By Berry, Wendell

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            An analysis and rebuttal of E.O. Wilson's Consilience , this volume is a devotion of science to the quantitative and reductionist world, measured against the mysterious, qualitative suggestions of religion and art.

            ISBN 9781582431413
            Released NZ 19 Apr 2001
            Publisher Counterpoint
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest
              

            Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

            By Simard, Suzanne

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            A personal and scientific work on trees, forests, and the author's profound discoveries of tree communication --

            ISBN 9780593459423
            Released NZ 8 Jun 2021
            Publisher Diversified Publishing
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            Heaven on Earth: How Copernicus, Brahe, Kepler, and Galileo Discovered the Modern World

            Heaven on Earth: How Copernicus, Brahe, Kepler, and Galileo Discovered the Modern World (Paperback)

            By Fauber, J. S.

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            'What Fauber does well is humanize these four residents of the pantheon of science... The story is seldom less than fascinating. A readable, enjoyable contribution to the history of science.' - Kirkus An intimate examination of a scientific family - that of Nicolaus Copernicus, T...ycho Brahe, Johannes Kepler and Galileo Galilei. Fauber juxtaposes their scientific work with insight into their personal lives and political considerations, which shaped their pursuit of knowledge. Uniquely, he shows how their intergenerational collaboration made the scientific revolution possible. These brave scientists called each other 'brothers', 'fathers' and 'sons', and laid the foundations of modern science through familial co-work. And though the sixteenth century was far from an open society for women, there were female pioneers in this 'family' as well, including Brahe's sister Sophie, Kepler's mother, and Galileo's daughter. Filled with rich characters and sweeping historical scope, this book reveals how the strong connections between these pillars of intellectual history moved science forward.
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            ISBN 9781529362220
            Released NZ 11 May 2021
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Beneath the Night: How the stars have shaped the history of humankind

            Beneath the Night: How the stars have shaped the history of humankind (Hardback, Main)

            By Clark, Stuart

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            From stone age to space age, every human who has ever looked up at the night sky has seen the same stars in the same patterns. They reveal our entire history, as well as hinting at our ultimate fate. In Beneath the Night, Stuart Clark investigates this incredible relationship bet...ween humanity and the night sky.
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            ISBN 9781783351534
            Released NZ 18 Nov 2020
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
             

            Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kimmerer, Robin Wall

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            I give daily thanks for Robin Wall Kimmerer for being a font of endless knowledge, both mental and spiritual. --RICHARD POWERS, NEW YORK TIMES

            ISBN 9781571313560
            Released NZ 11 Aug 2015
            Publisher Misc - NewSouth
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