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
Death Disrupted? (Episode #1701)
KQED World: Fri, Feb 17, 2017 -- 3:30 AM
Religions offer life after death. Many people are skeptical. Evidence for post-mortem survival? Again, skeptics abound: Can death ever be defeated? Are these possible ways?
- KQED World: Fri, Feb 17, 2017 -- 10:30 AM
Can The Cosmos Have A Reason? (Episode #1502)
KQED World: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 -- 3:30 AM
Perhaps we cannot know the reason for the universe, if there is any. But is it even possible for the universe to have a reason? If yes, how would natural regularities and rules compare with some kind of goal or God?
- KQED World: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 -- 10:30 AM
Does The Cosmos Have A Reason? (Episode #1501)
KQED World: Fri, Feb 3, 2017 -- 3:30 AM
How breathtakingly vast the universe. How majestic. Is there meaning, purpose-a reason? Some scientists say no; we create our own purpose. Others look to God, while some seek meaning in the search for aliens. All see beauty.
- KQED World: Fri, Feb 3, 2017 -- 10:30 AM