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's in a Resurrection? (Episode #1111)
KQED World: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
Judaism, Christianity and Islam each proclaim a resurrection of the dead-a bodily reconstruction of all people from all time. How would it work? Does it make sense?
- KQED World: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
Is Free Will An Illusion? (Episode #1110)
KQED World: Fri, Mar 15, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
Some philosophers and scientists claim that because every event is determined by prior events, including every event in our brains, free will is not real. What are the arguments, the evidence?
- KQED World: Fri, Mar 15, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
Why Is Free Will A Big Question? (Episode #1109)
KQED World: Fri, Mar 8, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
Free will seems obvious, simple, common; but it's subtle, profound, maddening, Free will probes the deep nature of human existence. But big questions have big problems.
- KQED World: Fri, Mar 8, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
What Is God's Eternity? (Episode #1108)
KQED World: Fri, Mar 1, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
Does God exist in time, experiencing time's flow? Or is God eternal, existing outside of time, creating time? These questions help assess God's existence and discern God's essence.
- KQED World: Fri, Mar 1, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
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