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Examined life

Author: Astra TaylorBill ImperialLea MarinJohn M TranRobert KennedyAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Zeitgeist Films, 2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Interviews
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Astra Taylor; Bill Imperial; Lea Marin; John M Tran; Robert Kennedy; Cornel West; Avital Ronell; Peter Singer; Anthony Appiah; Martha Craven Nussbaum; Michael Hardt; Slavoj Žižek; Judith Butler; Sunaura Taylor; Sphinx Productions.; National Film Board of Canada.; Ontario Media Development Corporation.; Knowledge Network (B.C.); TVOntario.; Zeitgeist Films.
OCLC Number: 326861642
Language Note: Includes optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Notes: Liner notes contain Q&A with director and suggested further reading.
Special features: Extra walk: Simon Critchley; Extra walk: Colin McGinn; Q&A segments: Cornel West, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Avital Ronell; Philosopher bios: Kwame Anthony Appiah, Judith Butler, Michael Hardt, Martha Nussbaum, Avital Ronell, Peter Singer, Sunaura Taylor, Cornel West, Slavoj Žižek; Theatrical trailer; Žižek! trailer.
Disc also issued in Zeitgeist Video box set: Great minds: 20 years of thinkers on film.
Originally produced in 2008.
Credits: Director of photography, John M. Tran ; editor, Robert Kennedy.
Performer(s): Cornel West, Avital Ronell, Peter Singer, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Martha Nussbaum, Michael Hardt, Slavoj Žižek, Judith Butler, Sunaura Taylor.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 liner notes (8 pages : color illustrations)
Details: DVD, NTSC; stereo; 1.85:1 aspect ratio.
Contents: Cornel West, part 1 : examining yourself --
Avital Ronell : paths that lead nowhere --
Peter Singer : the shallow pond --
Kwame Anthony Appiah : the cosmopolitan --
Martha Nussbaum : the capabilities approach --
Cornel West, part 2 : "truth as a way of life" --
Michael Hardt : becoming capable of democracy --
Slavoj Žižek : ecology as ideology --
Judith Butler & Sunaura Taylor : "what can a body do?" --
Cornel West, part 3 : rejecting romanticism.
Other Titles: Examined life :
Responsibility: Sphinx Productions in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada in association with Ontario Media Development Corporation ; Knowledge Network and TVO present ; directed by Astra Taylor ; producer, Bill Imperial ; producer (NFB), Lea Marin ; written by Astra Taylor.

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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.

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