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
How Do Consciousness and Language Relate? (Episode #1604)
KQED World: Fri, Aug 26, 2016 -- 3:30 AM
Why the tension between consciousness, my inner experience, and language, enabling thought and culture? Does consciousness cause language? Or language cause consciousness?
- KQED World: Fri, Aug 26, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
How Could God Make Miracles? (Episode #1603)
KQED World: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 -- 3:30 AM
Where do miracles fit in belief systems that center on God? If God exists, how could God make miracles happen, and what would miracles imply about the way God relates to the world?
- KQED World: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
What Is The Doomsday Argument? (Episode #1602)
KQED World: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 -- 3:30 AM
Have we underestimated the risks of global catastrophe and human extinction? There is an odd argument that claims to justify end-of-the-world worries with raw statistics.
- KQED World: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 -- 10:30 AM
When Brains Go Bad? (Episode #1601)
KQED World: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 -- 3:30 AM
What does brain damage do to people? By observing strange behaviors in brain impaired patients, scientists discern how normal brains works For example, what happens to "the self"?
- KQED World: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 -- 10:30 AM