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Examined life [videorecording] /

by Taylor, Astra; Imperial, Bill; Marin, Lea; Tran, John M. (John Minh); Kennedy, Robert; West, Cornel; Ronell, Avital; Singer, Peter; Appiah, Anthony; Nussbaum, Martha Craven; Hardt, Michael; Žižek, Slavoj; Butler, Judith; Taylor, Sunaura; Sphinx Productions; National Film Board of Canada; Ontario Media Development Corporation; Knowledge Network; TVOntario.
Type: materialTypeLabelVisual MaterialPublisher: [Montréal] : National Film Board of Canada, [2010]Description: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Other Title: Title in French: Vie sous examen.Subject(s): Life | Philosophy, Modern -- 21st century | Philosophy and civilization | Social structure -- Philosophy | Philosophers, Modern -- Interviews | Documentary films | InterviewsSummary: Examined Life takes philosophy out of the darkened corners of academia and into the hustle and bustle of the everyday, a visual reminder that great ideas are born through profound engagement with the world around us. The "rock star" philosophers of our time take walks through places that hold special resonance for them and their ideas
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Special features: Q & As with Cornel West, Avital Ronell, Kwame Anthony Appiah and director Astra Taylor; two extra philosopher walks with Colin McGinn and Simon Critchley; philosopher biographies and selected bibliographies; theatrical trailers

Director of photography, John M. Tran ; editor, Robert Kennedy

Cornel West, Avital Ronell, Peter Singer, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Martha Nussbaum, Michael Hardt, Slavoj Žižek, Judith Butler, Sunaura Taylor

Examined Life takes philosophy out of the darkened corners of academia and into the hustle and bustle of the everyday, a visual reminder that great ideas are born through profound engagement with the world around us. The "rock star" philosophers of our time take walks through places that hold special resonance for them and their ideas

DVD; NTSC; 1.85:1 aspect ratio; Dolby Digital 5.1

Public performance rights included

In English with optional French subtitles

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