Browsing by Author "Mika, Carl Te Hira"

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  • "Thereness": Implications of Heidegger's "presence" for Māori

    Mika, Carl Te Hira (2015)
    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 the “meta-physics of presence” through ...
  • The thing’s revelation: Some thoughts on Māori philosophical research

    Mika, Carl Te Hira (The University of Waikato, 2015)
    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 fully acknowledged. Philosophical ...
  • Towards a philosophy of academic publishing

    Peters, Michael A.; Jandric, P; Irwin, R; Locke, K; Devine, N; Heraud, Richard; Gibbons, A; Besley, Tina; White, Elizabeth Jayne; Forster, D; Jackson, L; Grierson, E; Mika, Carl Te Hira; Stewart, G; Tesar, M; Brighouse, S; Arndt, Sonja Kathrina; Lazaroiu, G; Mihaila, R; Legg, Catherine; Benade, L (Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2016)
    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 by a range of new digital technologies ...
  • Unorthodox assistance: Novalis, Māori, scientism, and an uncertain approach to 'Whakapapa'

    Mika, Carl Te Hira (Goethe Institut, 2011)
    The reductionism of Western science is well noted among several Maori academics, who describe in various ways its methodical tendency to dissemble an organism and isolate its parts. The reductionist nature of the method ...
  • The utterance, the body and the law: Seeking an approach to concretizing the sacredness of Maori language

    Mika, Carl Te Hira (Sites, 2007)
    In what possible ways does the sacredness of a language have application in an everyday, concrete sense – in a contemporary context? If we want to discuss the sacredness of language, can we conceptualise such sacrality in ...