Examined Life takes philosophy into the hustle and bustle of the everyday. The "rock star" philosophers of our time take "walks" through places that hold special resonance for them and their ideas. These places include crowded city streets, deserted alleyways, Central Park, and a garbage dump.
Cornel West : examining yourself -- Avital Ronell : paths that lead nowhere -- Peter Singer : the shallow pond -- Kwame Anthony Appiah : the cosmopolitan -- Martha Nussbaum : the capabilities approach -- Cornel West : truth as a way of life -- Michael Hardt : becoming capable of democracy -- Slavoj Žižek : ecology as ideology -- Judith Butler & Sunaura Taylor : what can a body do? -- Cornel West : rejecting romanticism.
|Physical Description:||1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 liner notes (8 p. : col. ill.)|
|Publisher:||Distributed by Zeitgeist Films, 2010.|
Philosophy, Modern > 21st century.
Philosophy and civilization.
Social structure > Philosophy.
Philosophers, Modern > Interviews.
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