Posts Tagged: The Examined Life

A Theory of Social Justice

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I’ve previously mentioned The Examined Life, the film and book that examines the views of eight contemporary philosophers, and after watching the film American Casino yesterday — which investigates the subprime lending scandal and presents some awful examples of social injustice — tonight I wanted to share a quote from Martha Nussbaum. In the film, […]

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Time is Real!

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Not too long ago I reviewed a movie called The Examined Life, by director Astra Taylor, which featured ninety minutes of fascinating, exhilarating discussions with eight contemporary philosophers. The film left me hungry for more, and recently The New Press answered my wish by releasing a book of full transcripts of Taylor’s interviews with Cornell […]

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