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Examined life

Format: DVD 2010
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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.
Additional Information
Subjects Life.
Philosophy, Modern -- 21st century.
Philosophy and civilization.
Social structure -- Philosophy.
Philosophers, Modern -- Interviews.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [New York] :Zeitgeist Films,2010
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Examined life :
Contributors Taylor, Astra.
Imperial, Bill.
Marin, Lea.
West, Cornel.
Ronell, Avital.
Singer, Peter, 1946-
Appiah, Anthony.
Nussbaum, Martha Craven, 1947-
Hardt, Michael, 1960-
Žižek, Slavoj.
Butler, Judith, 1956-
Taylor, Sunaura.
Sphinx Productions.
National Film Board of Canada.
Ontario Media Development Corporation.
Knowledge Network (B.C.)
Zeitgeist Films.
Participants/Performers Featured philosophers: Cornel West, Avital Ronell, Peter Singer, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Martha Nussbaum, Michael Hardt, Slavoj Žižek, Judith Butler ; Sunaura Taylor.
Other Contributors Director of photography, John M. Tran ; editor, Robert Kennedy ; sound design, John Laing.
Language English
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Documentary.
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.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; stereo.
Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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