SummaryExamined 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.
Philosophy, Modern -- 21st century.
Philosophy and civilization.
Social structure -- Philosophy.
Philosophers, Modern -- Interviews.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [New York] :Zeitgeist Films,2010
|Other Titles|| Examined life :
Singer, Peter, 1946-
Nussbaum, Martha Craven, 1947-
Hardt, Michael, 1960-
Butler, Judith, 1956-
National Film Board of Canada.
Ontario Media Development Corporation.
Knowledge Network (B.C.)
Featured philosophers: Cornel West, Avital Ronell, Peter Singer, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Martha Nussbaum, Michael Hardt, Slavoj Žižek, Judith Butler ; Sunaura Taylor.
Director of photography, John M. Tran ; editor, Robert Kennedy ; sound design, John Laing.
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Title on container: Examined life : philosophy is in the streets
Program content: c2008.
Accompanying material may include folded insert comprising Q&A with director and suggested further reading.
Special features: Extra walk: Simon Critchley; extra walk: Colin McGinn; Q&A segments; philosopher bios; theatrical trailer.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; stereo.
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.