………. PHILOSOPHY VIDEOS

Video – philosophy

this page last updated: Sunday 10 February 2008

various media players are required to watch these videos :

click here to download real playerclick here to download quicktime playerclick here to download windows media player

Click on the links below to view – some may take a while to start, be patient

philosophy

Atom.

BBC FourAtom

Professor Jim Al-Khalili tells the story of one of the greatest scientific discoveries ever: that the material world is made up of atoms

Part 1The Clash of the Titans

From the discovery of atoms to the development of quantum mechanics

stream google video

Part 2The Key to the Cosmos

Radioactivity, the atom bomb and the big bang. Why are we here and how were we made?

stream google video

Part 3 – The Illusion of Reality

Parallel universes and why empty space is seething with activity

stream google video

Jean-Paul Sartre.

BBC Human, All too Human: Sartre

Part of series films about philosophers and their work. This one looks at Jean-Paul Sartre

stream

google video

The Hidden Story of Jesus.

Channel 4 The Hidden Story of Jesus

As Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus, theologian Robert Beckford investigates remarkable parallels to the Christ story in other faiths, some of them predating Christianity by thousands of years

stream

google video

A History.

Paul Tickell (BBC)Racism: A History

Series looking at how racism impacts on people’s lives

Part 1The Colour of Money

Examines to what extent racism is a product of 17th century economic globalisation

stream (high quality 350kbps) google video

Part 2Fatal Impacts

Looks at Scientific Racism in the 19th century, which drew on now discredited sciences

stream (high quality 350kbps) google video

Part 3A Savage Legacy

When the slavery of African Americans was abolished in 1865, a new age was heralded. Twenty years later these hopes evaporated

stream (high quality 350kbps) youtube

The Trap.

Adam Curtis (BBC)The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom (2007)

A series of films by BAFTA-winning producer Adam Curtis, that tells the story of the rise of today’s narrow idea of freedom

Part 1F**k You Buddy

stream/download (low quality 80kbps) real player

stream (high quality 350kbps) real player

download (high quality 350kbps) real player

Part 2The Lonely Robot

stream/download (low quality 80kbps) real player

stream (high quality 350kbps) real player

download (high quality 350kbps) real player

Part 3We Will Force You to be Free

stream/download (low quality 80kbps) real player

stream (high quality 350kbps) real player

download (high quality 350kbps) real player

Sam Harris @ Idea City 2005.

Sam Harris – Lecture given to the IdeaCity05 conference in Toronto, June 2005

Philosopher and doctoral student in neuroscience, Harris explains the absurdity of religion.

More from Harris can be found here
stream/download

windows media player

100% English.

Wall to Wall 100% English

Take eight people. All of them born in England. All of them white. All of them convinved they are 100% English. Convince them to provide a sample of their DNA. Then submit it to a series of state of the art DNA tests; and some of them will be in for a shock when they discover just how English they really are

stream

google video

The God Delusion.

BBC Newsnight – Interview with Richard Dawkins

Scientist Richard Dawkins talks about his new book, « The God Delusion ». He argues that the rise of religious fundamentalism is dividing people around the world, while the dispute between « intelligent design » and Darwinism « is seriously undermining and restricting the teaching of science ».

More from Dawkins can be found here
stream

real player/windows media player

The Doomsday Code.

Tony Robinson The Doomsday Code

Robinson investigates the insane « End Timers » with powerful political friends in the White House, who are trying to bring about the end of the world

stream

real player

stream

windows media player

The Real Friends of Terror.

Ted Honderich The Real Friends of Terror

Can suicide bombers ever be justified? Professor Honderich, Britain’s leading moral philosopher, is unafraid to tell the truth as he sees it. Taking what he says is the betrayal of the Palestinian people as his starting point, Ted reveals who shares moral responsibility for recent acts of terrorism, and points a finger at the politicians. Bizarrely, David Aaronovitch gave a response to this programme, failing completely to address Honderich’s « Principle of Humanity » – see here

stream/download (low quality 80kbps) real player

stream (high quality 350kbps) real player

download (high quality 350kbps) real player

Christianity's Darkest Secrets Revealed...

Jan Irvin & Andrew Rutajit The Pharmacratic Inquisition

Christianity’s Darkest Secrets Revealed. This lecture explores astrotheology & shamanism, unveiling the law of duality in christianity and other religions. Searches for truth in the pursuit of historical accuracy. The producers have addressed known errors in this lecture here

stream

real player

download

real player

The Root of All Evil?

Channel 4 – The Root of All Evil?

In this two-part Channel 4 series, Professor Richard Dawkins challenges what he describes as ‘a process of non-thinking called faith’. Dawkins is well known for bringing to a wide audience the complex scientific concepts that underpin evolution
part one – The God Delusion

google video

part two – The Virus of Faith

google video

Jonathan Miller's Brief History of Disbelief.

BBC FourJonathan Miller’s Brief History of Disbelief

In this first ever television history of disbelief, Jonathan Miller goes on a journey exploring the origins of his own lack of belief and uncovering the hidden story of atheism

part one – Shadows of Doubt

stream

real player/windows media player

part two – Noughts and Crosses

stream

real player/windows media player

part three – The Final Hour

stream

real player/windows media player

Testing God.

Channel 4 – Testing God (2001)

This series re-examines the relationship between science and religion and asks: is science’s claim to victory premature?

Programme 1: ‘Killing the Creator’ examines whether science has foreclosed on the possibility of a creator God and, if not, whether it can
stream

google video

Richard Dawkins.

GloboNews – Interview with Richard Dawkins

Discussion on evolution. Starts in Portuguese, but the interview is in English
stream

google video

STUPIDITY.

Albert Nerenberg – Stupidity

This documentary film sets out to determine whether our culture is hooked on deliberate ignorance as a strategy for success. Stupidity examines the « dumbing down » of contemporary culture, and reveals that, despite our extensive access to knowledge and information, humans continue to choose stupidity

stream

real player

download

real player

The Book the Church Doesn't Want You to Read.

The Different View – « The Book the Church Doesn’t Want You to Read »

In this program, contributors to the book: Steve Allen, Bill Jenkins, Jordan Maxwell and Tim Leedom, discuss « The Book’s » view that religious beliefs held by many people in the world are totally unfounded
stream

google video

The Blind Watchmaker.

BBC Horizon – The Blind Watchmaker (1987)

Did everything in Creation fall together by chance, or was there an intelligent designer like God? Oxford zoologist and writer Richard Dawkins, looks at the spreading disaffection with Darwinism and argues that it should not be written off as a worn out declaration of scientific faith
stream

google video

Laisser un commentaire

Entrez vos coordonnées ci-dessous ou cliquez sur une icône pour vous connecter:

Logo WordPress.com

Vous commentez à l'aide de votre compte WordPress.com. Déconnexion / Changer )

Image Twitter

Vous commentez à l'aide de votre compte Twitter. Déconnexion / Changer )

Photo Facebook

Vous commentez à l'aide de votre compte Facebook. Déconnexion / Changer )

Photo Google+

Vous commentez à l'aide de votre compte Google+. Déconnexion / Changer )

Connexion à %s

%d blogueurs aiment cette page :