Browsing by Subject "Western"

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  • Overcoming ‘Being’ in Favour of Knowledge: The fixing effect of ‘mātauranga’

    Mika, Carl Te Hira (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
    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 a colonised agenda. ...
  • The Science of Meditation: From Mysticism to Mainstream Western Psychology

    Pevreal, Jennifer Christine (University of Waikato, 2012)
    Psychological applications of meditative practice have become the ‘third-wave’ tools in the psychology clinician’s therapeutic tool kit. Meditation techniques for numerous psychological disorders, as well as the psychological ...
  • Western historical traditions of well-being

    Michalos, Alex C.; Weijers, Dan M. (Springer International Publishing, 2017-01-09)
    This chapter provides a brief historical overview of Western philosophical views about well-being from the eighth century before the Common Era to the middle of the twentieth century. We explain different understandings ...