10 Big Questions of Philosophy

Podcast-style audio course - 13 Topics
Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
Closer to Truth
Audio Download + Subscription
$0.00
Audio Download + Subscription
$0.00

10 Big Questions of Philosophy

Podcast-style audio course - 13 Topics
Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
Closer to Truth
Audio Download + Subscription
$0.00
Audio Sample:


Join National Humanities Medal recipient Rebecca Newberger Goldstein and a host of other brilliant minds as they seek to answer ten perennially mystifying questions of philosophy.

What is truth? As humans, how can we know what is real? How can the philosophies of science, cosmology, and biology help us understand the mysteries of our existence? In this compelling audio series, Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn, creator and host of the hit PBS series Closer to Truth, probes the nature of truth and other heady philosophical questions in intimate conversations with 13 of the world’s greatest thinkers.

Kuhn’s respondents include novelist and philosophy professor Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, recipient of the National Humanities Medal and author of Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won’t Go Away; John Cardinal O’Hara Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame Peter van Inwagen, celebrated for his many contributions to contemporary metaphysics; and professor of philosophy at Australian Catholic University and the University of Southern California John Hawthorne, author of the acclaimed collection Metaphysical Essays.

Kuhn’s intellect and down-to-earth approach to understanding the complexity of the human condition make h

Join National Humanities Medal recipient Rebecca Newberger Goldstein and a host of other brilliant minds as they seek to answer ten perennially mystifying questions of philosophy.

What is truth? As humans, how can we know what is real? How can the philosophies of science, cosmology, and biology help us understand the mysteries of our existence? In this compelling audio series, Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn, creator and host of the hit PBS series Closer to Truth, probes the nature of truth and other heady philosophical questions in intimate conversations with 13 of the world’s greatest thinkers.

Kuhn’s respondents include novelist and philosophy professor Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, recipient of the National Humanities Medal and author of Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won’t Go Away; John Cardinal O’Hara Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame Peter van Inwagen, celebrated for his many contributions to contemporary metaphysics; and professor of philosophy at Australian Catholic University and the University of Southern California John Hawthorne, author of the acclaimed collection Metaphysical Essays.

Kuhn’s intellect and down-to-earth approach to understanding the complexity of the human condition make him an exceptionally gifted interviewer. As you gaze into the cosmos with Kuhn and his interlocutors, you’ll find your own philosophical curiosity awakened.

Learn about downloadable programs.

$8.99

Frequently Bought Together

  • Can You Believe in God and Science?

    Can You Believe in God and Science? Surprising Answers from Leading Thinkers

    $8.99
    Select options
  • Sale!

    Greek Philosophy 101: Surprising Insights from Ancient Wisdom

    $15.99
    Select options
  • Philosophy 101: How to Think Big

    Philosophy 101: How to Think Big

    $16.99
    Select options
  • Sale! The Cosmos: Exploring the Big Questions with the Pope's Astronomer

    The Cosmos: Exploring the Big Questions with the Pope’s Astronomer

    $14.99$19.99
    Select options

Frequently Bought Together

  • Can You Believe in God and Science?

    Can You Believe in God and Science? Surprising Answers from Leading Thinkers

    $8.99
    Select options
  • Sale!

    Greek Philosophy 101: Surprising Insights from Ancient Wisdom

    $15.99
    Select options
  • Philosophy 101: How to Think Big

    Philosophy 101: How to Think Big

    $16.99
    Select options
Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer, executive producer, and host of Closer To Truth—the public television series that invites leading scientists, philosophers, and creative thinkers to discuss fundamental questions of consciousness, the cosmos, and meaning.
After completing his undergraduate degree in human biology at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Kuhn went on to earn a doctorate in Anatomy/Brain Research from the University of California, Los Angeles, and then later, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr. Kuhn has published more than 30 books, including The Mystery of Existence: Why Is There Anything At All? (with John Leslie); Closer To Truth: Challenging Current Belief; Closer To Truth: Science, Meaning and the Future; How China’s Leaders Think (featuring President Xi Jinping); and The Man Who Changed China: The Life and Legacy of Jiang Zemin (China’s best-selling book in 2005).
  • What is Truth?
  • What is Philosophy of Science?
  • What is Philosophy of Cosmology?
  • What is Philosophy of Biology?
  • What is Strong Emergence?
  • Is the Anthropic Principle Significant?
  • What is the Doomsday Argument?
  • Epistemology: How Do I Know?
  • Can Metaphysics Descern God I?
  • Can Metaphysics Discern God II?
  • What Things Really Exist?
  • Why Anything at All? I
  • Why Anything At All? II

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “10 Big Questions of Philosophy”

Stay in the know.

Enter your email address for a free coupon, and to find out about future specials and promotions. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Now You Know Media is now Learn25

In an effort to provide our customers the best possible experience, we have created a new website for you at Learn25.com to browse our selection of over 400 audio and video courses by top professors.