Closer To Truth

Episode Guide


Season 16


Does Consciousness Defeat Materialism? (#1609)

Airs: Friday, September 30
Does anything exist beyond the physical world? If yes, could consciousness undermine materialism? ...

Can Enlarged Materialism Explain Consciousness? (#1608)

Airs: Friday, September 23
Materialism is the belief that only physical things are real. But physical things seem so utterly ...

Can Brain Alone Explain Consciousness? (#1607)

Airs: Friday, September 16
Can physical facts about the brain account for mental experiences of the mind? Has philosophy of ...

Religious Faith: Rational Or Rationalization? (#1606)

Airs: Friday, September 9
There is strain between faith and reason, yet many people proclaim their faith. Why? What generates ...

Can God And Science Mix? (#1605)

Airs: Friday, September 2
Science and religion each claims dominion over deep reality. But science and religion are not ...

How Do Consciousness And Language Relate? (#1604)

Why the tension between consciousness, my inner experience, and language, enabling thought and ...

How Could God Make Miracles? (#1603)

Where do miracles fit in belief systems that center on God? If God exists, how could God make ...

What Is The Doomsday Argument? (#1602)

Have we underestimated the risks of global catastrophe and human extinction? There is an odd ...

When Brains Go Bad? (#1601)

What does brain damage do to people? By observing strange behaviors in brain impaired patients, ...

Season 15


Is Consciousness Ultimate Reality? (#1513)

Some say that consciousness is the only true reality-that everything else, including the universe, ...

Can Dualism Explain Consciousness? (#1512)

Dualism claims reality has two parts, a physical and a nonphysical (mental or spiritual), both ...

What Is Causation? (#1511)

Why does one thing 'cause' another thing? Is causation fundamental, primitive, real-not reducible ...

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