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Can Brain Alone Explain Consciousness? (#1607) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Can physical facts about the brain account for mental experiences of the mind? Has philosophy of mind made progress? We take a 15-year journey with John Searle and David Chalmers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

Can Enlarged Materialism Explain Consciousness? (#1608) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Materialism is the belief that only physical things are real. But physical things seem so utterly different from mental things. Could there be more to materialism than the known laws of physics?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 6, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 6, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

Does Consciousness Defeat Materialism? (#1609) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Does anything exist beyond the physical world? If yes, could consciousness undermine materialism? If no, could consciousness confirm materialism? It's the big test.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

Fallacies In Arguing for God? (#1610) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

When believers argue that God exists, what mistakes do they make? What are their errors in logic as well as in fact? Whoever wants to believe in God must not use arguments that do not work.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

What Is Philosophy of Science? (#1611) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Can science discover all truths? Or are there truths beyond science? What is science? A process? A way of thinking? How to get at the essence of science, discern how it really works?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

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KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.