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

What Is Philosophy?

What Is Justice?

What Is the Meaning of Life?

What Justifies the State?

Does the Mind Shape the World?

Is Reason the Source of Knowledge?

Is Mind Distinct from Body?

Are We Social Beings?

Can We Know God Through Experience?

What Is Human Nature?

Can Interpretations Be True?

What Is Real?

How Do We Encounter Reality?

Does All Knowledge Come from Experience?

Do Consequences Make Actions Right?

Do We Have Free Will?

Does Science Give Us Truth?

Can We Resolve Moral Quandaries?

Is Ethics Based on Virtue?

What Is Art?

Does Morality Depend on One's Culture?

How Does Science Work?

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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