The Examined Life 1999 | TV Show Watchlist

Episode Guide

Is There an Enduring Self?

September 2, 1999

Does God Exist?

September 1, 1999

Is Time Real?

September 1, 1999

Is Reason the Source of Knowledge?

Does Morality Depend on One's Culture?

What Is Philosophy?

Do We Have Free Will?

How Does Science Work?

Does the Mind Shape the World?

What Is Real?

Can Interpretations Be True?

Do Consequences Make Actions Right?

Does All Knowledge Come from Experience?

Is Ethics Based on Virtue?

What Is Art?

How Do We Encounter Reality?

Is Mind Distinct from Body?

Are We Social Beings?

What Is Justice?

What Is the Meaning of Life?

Can We Know God Through Experience?

Does Science Give Us Truth?

Can We Resolve Moral Quandaries?

What Is Human Nature?

What Justifies the State?

Cast & Details

  • Premiered: September 1, 1999
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A 26-episode series surveying the philosophic wisdom of the Western world. Included: interviews with present-day philosophers; archival footage.

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