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The Ethics of Abortion: When Does Life Begin?
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presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2019), 7 mins
The controversies surrounding abortion involve a clash between two fundamental rights: the right of the unborn child, or foetus, and the rights of the mother. This film begins with the storm created by leading case of Roe vs Wade and then provides students with an unbiased analysis of the ethical issues underlying...
presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2019), 7 mins
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Big Problems, Big Thinkers, What Is Success? Big Thinkers Reflect
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produced by Bloomberg L. P., in Big Problems, Big Thinkers (Bloomberg L. P., 2016), 2 mins
Sept. 28 -- "Big Problems. Big Thinkers." features acclaimed journalist Terre Blair interviewing an extraordinary group of leaders to find solutions to some of the most urgent challenges facing humanity: global climate change, financial mayhem, nuclear attacks, cyber threats, political paralysis. Here is an excerp...
produced by Bloomberg L. P., in Big Problems, Big Thinkers (Bloomberg L. P., 2016), 2 mins
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How to be Mindful and Happy, The Happiness Equation
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produced by CreativeLive, in How to be Mindful and Happy (Seattle, WA: CreativeLive, 2016), 15 mins
What’s The Formula For A Happy Life? We’ve been taught from an early age that there’s a certain way to live a happy life. We build everything in our lives - from the smallest interactions to big-picture life planning - on the assumption that this path is the right way forward. After an extensive personal sea...
produced by CreativeLive, in How to be Mindful and Happy (Seattle, WA: CreativeLive, 2016), 15 mins
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Under the Turban
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directed by Satinder Garcha, fl. 2016, Meghan Shea and Mike Rogers, 1981-; produced by Meghan Shea and Mike Rogers, 1981-, Persistent Productions (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2016), 1 hour 28 mins

A cheesemaker, a biker, a farmer, a model, a prince. They're not all one person, but they all do have one thing in common -- they are Sikhs. Originating nearly 500 years ago, Sikhism is now the world's fifth largest religion, with many of its 25 million members choosing to express their commitment to their faith a...

directed by Satinder Garcha, fl. 2016, Meghan Shea and Mike Rogers, 1981-; produced by Meghan Shea and Mike Rogers, 1981-, Persistent Productions (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2016), 1 hour 28 mins
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Pioneers, Daniel C. Dennett: Do Lobsters Have Free Will?
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directed by Karol Jalochowski, 1974-; produced by Polityka Weekly, in Pioneers (Poland: POLITYKA Sp. z o.o. S.K.A., 2015), 46 mins

DANIEL C. DENNETT (b. 1942) from Tufts University is one of the key philosophers today and a great reformer in the field of knowledge.

For nearly half a century he has been searching for the answer to the following questions: What is consciousness? What is free will? Is faith a natural phenomenon?

The film is a re...

directed by Karol Jalochowski, 1974-; produced by Polityka Weekly, in Pioneers (Poland: POLITYKA Sp. z o.o. S.K.A., 2015), 46 mins
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Philosophy of Brain: A Conversation with Patricia Smith Churchland
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directed by Howard Burton, 1965-; produced by Ideas Roadshow; interview by Howard Burton, 1965- (Toronto, ON: Ideas Roadshow, 2014), 1 hour 1 mins
UCSD philosopher Patricia Churchland brings into focus what the philosophical, scientific and societal implications are of our modern understanding that the brain causes the mind.
directed by Howard Burton, 1965-; produced by Ideas Roadshow; interview by Howard Burton, 1965- (Toronto, ON: Ideas Roadshow, 2014), 1 hour 1 mins
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I Wasn't Always Dressed Like This
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directed by Betty Martins, fl. 2011-2013; produced by D-AEP.org Cultural Productions (Sunol, CA: Parallel Lines, 2013), 31 mins
The veil is an object that tends to instigate profound and diverse feelings. Its practice and meaning have been greatly abused throughout history. Within the context of the West the question one might ask: 'In a free country, why are women choosing to veil?' In a very intimate and meditative mode, three Muslim wom...
directed by Betty Martins, fl. 2011-2013; produced by D-AEP.org Cultural Productions (Sunol, CA: Parallel Lines, 2013), 31 mins
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Behind the Doors of Umberto Eco
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directed by Teri Wehn-Damisch, fl. 1984-2013; produced by ARTE (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2012), 53 mins
Umberto Eco, one of the greatest writers worldwide, philosopher and semiotician opens himself to let us grasp the richness of his tremendous work. The author of groundbreaking novel The Name of the Rose unveils with sparkling humor the secrets behind his undertakings and main novels.
directed by Teri Wehn-Damisch, fl. 1984-2013; produced by ARTE (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2012), 53 mins
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Eye to Eye, Season 4, Episode 17, Burton Sankertali
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directed by Ricky Latiff, fl. 1981; produced by Christopher Laird, fl. 1975, Banyan Productions; interview by Christopher Laird, fl. 1975, in Eye to Eye, Season 4, Episode 17 (2010), 51 mins
Christopher Laird interviews cultural activist Burton Sankerali and they talk about his relationship to religion, philosophy and community and cultural action. The influence of culture such as certain calypsoes, traditional and contemporary mas' and painting and what they say about the society. Talks about writing...
directed by Ricky Latiff, fl. 1981; produced by Christopher Laird, fl. 1975, Banyan Productions; interview by Christopher Laird, fl. 1975, in Eye to Eye, Season 4, Episode 17 (2010), 51 mins
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Horizon, Series 47, The End of God?: A Horizon Guide to Science and Religion
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directed by Naomi Law, fl. 2007; presented by Thomas Dixon, fl. 2002; produced by Naomi Law, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 47 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 59 mins
As the Pope ends his visit to Britain, historian Dr Thomas Dixon delves into the BBC's archive to explore the troubled relationship between religion and science. From the creationists of America to the physicists of the Large Hadron Collider, he traces the expansion of scientific knowledge and asks whether there i...
directed by Naomi Law, fl. 2007; presented by Thomas Dixon, fl. 2002; produced by Naomi Law, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 47 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 59 mins
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