Examined life.

Contributor(s): Taylor, Astra [film director.] | Imperial, Bill [producer.] | Marin, Lea [producer.] | Tran, John M. (John Minh) [cinematographer.] | Kennedy, Robert [editor.] | Kanopy (Firm)Publisher number: 1178180 | KanopyPublisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2015Description: 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 89 minutes) : digital, .flv file, soundContent type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceSubject(s): Life | Philosophy, Modern -- 21st century | Philosophy and civilization | Social structure -- Philosophy | Philosophers, Modern -- Interviews | Philosophers, Modern | Philosophy, ModernGenre/Form: Documentary films. Online resources: A Kanopy streaming video | Cover Image Summary: Examined Life takes philosophy out of the darkened corners of academia and into the hustle and bustle of the everyday, a visual reminder that great ideas are born through profound engagement with the world around us. It is directed by Astra Taylor, whose feature documentary portrait of world famous philosopher Slavoj Zizek, ZIZEK!, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2005. Examined Life interweaves fascinating "walks" with philosophers through places that hold special resonance for them and their ideas - crowded city streets, deser ted alleyways, Central Park and even a garbage dump.
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Originally produced by Films We Like in 2008.

Examined Life takes philosophy out of the darkened corners of academia and into the hustle and bustle of the everyday, a visual reminder that great ideas are born through profound engagement with the world around us. It is directed by Astra Taylor, whose feature documentary portrait of world famous philosopher Slavoj Zizek, ZIZEK!, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2005. Examined Life interweaves fascinating "walks" with philosophers through places that hold special resonance for them and their ideas - crowded city streets, deser ted alleyways, Central Park and even a garbage dump.

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