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
What Would An Infinite Cosmos Mean? (Episode #1107)
KQED World: Fri, Feb 22, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
Do stars and spaces go on forever? Do the numbers of galaxies, and even of universes, have no end? Here's how "infinity" enriches appreciation of reality.
- KQED World: Fri, Feb 22, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
How Do Brains Work? (Episode #1106)
KQED World: Fri, Feb 15, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
Everything we know, everything we think, comes from our brain. Are brains our "window to reality," seeing what truly exists? Or are we bound by brains, mental slaves of the meat in our heads?
- KQED World: Fri, Feb 15, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
Pantheism: Is The World God? (Episode #1105)
KQED World: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
Is our search for God too narrow? Why do some philosophers espouse Pantheism? Pantheism's claim is not shy-God is Everything and Everything is God.
- KQED World: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
Alternative Concepts of God (Episode #1104)
KQED World: Fri, Feb 1, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
Philosophers explore novel ideas of what God may be like. They challenge classical theism-the personal creator of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
- KQED World: Fri, Feb 1, 2013 -- 10:30 AM