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Overcoming ‘Being’ in Favour of Knowledge: The fixing effect of ‘mātauranga’
It is common to hear Māori discuss primordial states of Being, yet in colonisation those very central beliefs are forced into weaker utterances. In this process those utterances merely conform to aExpand
Throughout colonization, Maori have been constantly urged to think of their terminology, and the objects it relates to, along constrained lines. In this practice, the self and other things areExpand
Coming of age?: Infants and toddlers in curriculum
Te Whariki was the first early childhood framework to give infants and toddlers an inclusive position within a curriculum for teaching and learning. Since it was introduced, several other countriesExpand
Towards a philosophy of academic publishing
Abstract This article is concerned with developing a philosophical approach to a number of significant changes to academic publishing, and specifically the global journal knowledge system wrought byExpand
Infinitely welcome: Education pōwhiri and ethnic performativity
When as Mäori we organise or participate in Mäori culture within nonMäori settings, we must always act with a generous spirit: to remember that this is a gift we offer to ourselves (that is, to otherExpand
“Thereness”: Implications of Heidegger's “presence” for Māori
For Māori, the philosophical consequences of colonization are a hugely important issue, due to both the subtlety and the omnipresence of Western metaphysics. In this article I refer to theExpand
The Co-Existence of Self and Thing Through Ira
ABSTRACT In traditional Maori discourse, the division between metaphysical concepts and everyday life was non-existent. Because of that lack of delineation, the perception of objects was governed byExpand
The thing’s revelation: Some thoughts on Māori philosophical research
In indigenous research projects, there is a strong emphasis on interviews and the analysis of the data that results. There is, however, another form of research that still calls to be fullyExpand
“Papatuanuku/papa:” Some thoughts on the oppositional grounds of the doctoral experience
There are significant challenges that face Māori students and supervisors as a “doctoral team.” Perhaps the most fundamental of these is that there is a metaphysics at work in writing and talkingExpand
Philosophy of education in a new key: A collective project of the PESA executive
Michael Peters, Sonja Arndt & Marek TesarThis is a collective writing experiment of PESA members, including its Executive Committee, asking questions of the Philosophy of Education in a New Key. Co...