Closer to Truth
This series on Cosmos, Consciousness and God is a global journey in search of the vital ideas of existence. It explores fundamental issues through intimate, candid conversations with leading scientists, philosophers, scholars, theologians and creative thinkers of all kinds. Dr Robert Lawrence Kuhn, creator and host of the series, seeks answers to fundamental issues of universe, meaning and purpose, with each episode featuring 4 to 7 of the world's foremost thinkers.
Closer to Truth Previous Broadcasts
Does Cosmic Fine Tuning Demand Explanation? (Episode #1208)
KQED World: Fri, Jul 25, 2014 -- 4:30 AM
The universe works for us because of deep physical laws. But if the values of these laws would much change, then all we see and know could not exist.
- KQED World: Fri, Jul 25, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Why Do We Sleep? (Episode #1207)
KQED World: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 -- 4:30 AM
Why do we spend so much of our lives not awake? What do sleeping and dreaming reveal about consciousness?
- KQED World: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Can Philosophy of Religion Find God? (Episode #1206)
KQED World: Fri, Jul 11, 2014 -- 4:30 AM
Does God exist? What are God's attributes and traits? How to examine such questions about God? Philosophy enables analysis and provokes insight.
- KQED World: Fri, Jul 11, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
How Does Personal Identity Persist Through Time? (Episode #1205)
KQED World: Fri, Jul 4, 2014 -- 4:30 AM
Is the self an illusion? Decades roll by; every molecule of my body changes many times over. Yet I sense myself the same. Not just continuity, but unity.
- KQED World: Fri, Jul 4, 2014 -- 10:30 AM