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Critical Realism in Science and Religion? (#1802) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

What's the world as it really is? Not filtered, not represented, not interpreted. Bedrock reality. Meaning and purpose, if any, depends on it. But can we know if what we perceive is bedrock reality?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 25, 2018 -- 3:30am
  • KQED World: Fri, May 25, 2018 -- 10:30am

Why Consonance In Science and Religion? (#1803) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

The relationship between science and theology has easy conflicts and hard harmonies. Is consonance possible? What is consonance in science and religion that we should quest for it?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 1, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 1, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Does Consciousness Require A Radical Explanation? (#1804) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

What causes consciousness? Our inner sense of awareness is at once most mundane and most bizarre. No explanation makes sense. Here are three novel candidates for explaining consciousness.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 8, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 8, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Cosmology and Creation? (#1805) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

To most physicists, mindless laws generated the universe. A few believe that a supreme being is the creator. But don't the discoveries of cosmology eliminate the need for supernatural causes?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 15, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 15, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

What Is Philosophy of Biology? (#1806) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Biology has big questions. What is life, language, race, gender, morality, wisdom, religion, extraterrestrial intelligence? A new field of inquiry seeks underlying structure and coherence.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 22, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 22, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

How Can We Know Anything? (#1807) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

How can we have confidence in what we know or believe? What is knowledge? What is belief? How is belief justified? And, is justified belief, knowledge? How can we not doubt everything?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 29, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 29, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
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Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.