Philosophy in 90 minutes

On 10/07/2012, in Philosophy, by wouter

Philosophy in 90 Minutes by Luke Muehlhauser on March 9, 2011 in Resources   Philosophy lecturer Paul Strathern has written short introductions to famous philosophers, similar to my Painless Introductions series. His books are more chatty and biographical than mine, and also longer. There are also some inaccuracies that seem to have slipped in due to an urge to make the books […]

 

The Chicago Sessions

On 06/17/2012, in Finance & Economics, Philosophy, Politics & Law, by thomas

Widely known philosopher and University of Chicago Law School professor Martha Nussbaum explores the ethical implications of the financial crisis during three sessions with a group of ten law and philosophy students.

Zeitgeist: Moving forward 2011

Zeitgeist: Moving Forward is the third and final installment in Peter Joseph’s Zeitgeist film trilogy. The film is arranged into four successive parts. Within each part is an amalgam of interviews, narration and animated sequences: Part 1: The discussion turns to human behavior and the nature vs. nurture debate. This portion begins with a small clip with Robert Sapolskysumming […]

Baraka

On 02/26/2012, in Mythology, Philosophy, Psychology, Spirituality, by werner

Baraka is a 1992 non-narrative film directed by Ron Fricke. The title Baraka means blessing in a multitude of languages, deriving from the Arabic بركة,[2] descending from a common Semitic ancestor and cognate to the Hebrew Baruch. Baraka has no plot, no storyline, no actors, no dialogue nor any voice-over. Instead, the film uses themes to present new steps and evoke emotion through pure cinema. Baraka is a kaleidoscopic, global compilation of both […]

The Quantum Activist

On 10/09/2011, in Philosophy, Physics, Quantum mechanics, Spirituality, by werner

There is a revolution going on in science. A genuine paradigm shift. While mainstream science remains materialist, a substantial number of scientists are supporting and developing a paradigm based on the primacy of consciousness. Amit Goswami, Ph.D., a pioneer of this revolutionary new perspective within science, shares with us his vision of the unlimited potential […]

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Through the Wormhole

On 06/21/2011, in Cosmology, Philosophy, by thomas

What are we made of? What was there before the beginning? Are we really alone? Is there a creator? These questions have been pondered by the most exquisite minds of the human race. Now, science has evolved to the point where hard facts and evidence may be able to provide us with answers instead of […]

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The Day the Universe changed

On 02/09/2011, in History, Philosophy, Technology R&D, by wouter

(subtitled “A Personal View by James Burke”) is a British documentary television series written and presented by science historian James Burke, originally broadcast in 1985 by the BBC. The series’ primary focus is on the effect of advances in science and technology on western philosophy. The title comes from the philosophical idea that the universe […]

 

The Tribal eye

On 02/08/2011, in History, Mythology, Philosophy, by wouter

The Tribal Eye is a seven-part BBC documentary series on the subject of Tribal art, written and presented by David Attenborough. It was first transmitted in 1975. Episodes 1. “Behind the Mask” This episode centers on the life and customs of the Dogon people in Mali, concentrating primarily on their masks and mask rituals. After […]

 

Return to Source: Philosophy & ‘The Matrix’

On 01/22/2011, in Philosophy, by wouter

Return to the source. Philosophy & The Matrix – a documentary about the film The Matrix and its relationship to philosophy Philosophy And The Matrix via Berto : “This is a documentary about the film The Matrix and its relationship to philosophy and philosophical themes. The discussion is broad, and explains how masterfully and seamlessly […]

 

The landscape of Alan Moore

On 01/21/2011, in Art and artists, Philosophy, by werner

The Mindscape of Alan Moore is a 2003 feature documentary which chronicles the life and work of Alan Moore, author of several acclaimed graphic novels, including From Hell, Watchmen and V for Vendetta.[1] The Mindscape of Alan Moore is Shadowsnake’s first completed feature project, part One of the Shamanautical / 5 Elements series. It is the directorial debut of DeZ Vylenz. It is the only […]

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