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Examined Life

Synopsis
EXAMINED LIFE takes philosophy out of the darkened corners of academia and into the hustle and bustle of the everyday, a visual reminder that great ideas are born through profound engagement with the world around us. Featuring the "rock star" philosophers of our time, including Cornel West, Peter Singer, Slavoj Zizek, Judith Butler, Avital Ronell, Michael Hardt, Anthony Appiah and Martha Nussbaum.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Year of release
2010
Year of production
2008
Subjects
Philosophy
Keywords
popular culture; philosophers

Credits

Director
Astra Taylor
Contributor
Anthony Appiah; Avital Ronell; Cornel West; Judith Butler; Martha Nussbaum; Michael Hardt; Peter Singer; Slavoj Zizek

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£12.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
90 minutes
Year
2010

Production Company

Name

Sphinx Productions

Email
sphinxstore@sphinxproductions.com
Web
http://www.sphinxproductions.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 416 971 9131
Address
24 Mercer Street
Toronto
Ontario
M5V 1H3
Canada

Distributor

Name

ICA Video

Email
http://www.ica.org.uk/contact
Web
http://www.ica.org.uk/49/Shop/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7766 1452
Fax
020 7873 0051
Address
The Mall
London
SW1Y 5AH
Notes
The ICA bookshop operates a mail order service selling a range of DVDs on and by film theorists, compilations of shorts, experimental and animated works, documentaries, as well as DVDs on video and performance art and installations. Also an eclectic collection of audio CDs.
 

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