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Results for: philosophy

April 30, 2010

Barry Lopez
Acclaimed author Barry Lopez joins Bill Moyers to discuss nature, spirit and the human condition. Lopez is an essayist, author and short-story writer, whose many books include ARCTIC DREAMS, winner of the National Book Award and OF WOLVES AND MEN, a National Book Award finalist.
March 12, 2010

John Sexton
Bill Moyers talks to NYU president and modern renaissance man John Sexton in a wide-ranging conversation about God, baseball, and the importance of thoughtful discourse in society. Previously a champion debate coach and scholar of religion and law, Sexton discusses his unique take on theology, contemporary politics, and the evolving role of universities throughout the world.
September 18, 2009

Incomplete Conservative Glossary
Asmall glossary here to help viewers sort through the names and ideas discussed in the interview, presented in the order that they appear in the program.
August 7, 2009

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
Bill Moyers speaks with one of America's leading educators and author of THE THIRD CHAPTER: PASSION RISK AND ADVENTURE IN THE 25 YEARS AFTER 50.
July 17, 2009

Robert Wright
In his new book, THE EVOLUTION OF GOD, bestselling author Robert Wright examines how the idea of God has changed through history. Wright sits down with Bill Moyers to discuss why he thinks the notion of God is imperative to a moral society.
May 8, 2009

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
Bill Moyers speaks with one of America's leading educators and author of THE THIRD CHAPTER: PASSION RISK AND ADVENTURE IN THE 25 YEARS AFTER 50.
March 20, 2009

Mike Davis
Bill Moyers sits down with socialist historian Mike Davis for his critique of the government?s response to the economic crisis and how he thinks it compares to Roosevelt?s New Deal. Mike Davis is a writer and historian, who currently teaches creative writing at University of California, Riverside.
March 13, 2009

Karen Armstrong
With economic, political, and social strife across the globe, prominent religious scholar Karen Armstrong discusses our human commonalities and her work on an international charter for compassion. The renowned author of THE BATTLE FOR GOD and THE BIBLE: A BIOGRAPHY, Armstrong is a 2008 recipient of the coveted TED Prize.
Moyers on Religion
Explore highlights on faith and spirituality from BILL MOYERS JOURNAL, NOW WITH BILL MOYERS, THE WORLD OF IDEAS, and GENESIS: A LIVING CONVERSATION.
October 10, 2008

American Dream in Danger?
Is the American Dream in danger during our financial downturn? Or is the American Dream now about something new? Our guests and our viewers speak out.
July 11, 2008

Deepening the American Dream
A Web-only project that features essays and videos of some of Moyers? notable guests laying out their vision for the future of the American dream.
May 2, 2008

Christopher Cerf and Victor Navasky
Victor Navasky and Christopher Cerf's new book MISSION ACCOMPLISHED looks back at what the experts told us would happen in Iraq.
April 18, 2008

Martha Nussbaum
Bill Moyers talks with Marth Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at University of Chicago, about church and state, and her newest book, LIBERTY OF CONSCIENCE: IN DEFENSE OF AMERICA'S TRADITION OF RELIGIOUS EQUALITY.
February 1, 2008

Power Reading
What one book should the winner take to the White House?
January 18, 2008

Harvey J. Kaye: Time Again for Tom Paine?
The historian and author of THOMAS PAINE AND THE PROMISE OF AMERICA discusses the role of whom he calls "the greatest radical of a radical age."
December 28, 2007

Conversation with Archbishop Tutu
from the moyers files
Bill Moyers sat down with Archbishop Tutu in 1999 discussing his chairmanship of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
October 5, 2007

An American Depression?
Are Americans yearning for some new philosophy to fill a void left by mainstream politics? Besides Christian Zionism, do you see any signs of other movements beginning to fill this void?
August 31, 2007

Poet Robert Bly
Bill Moyers talks with poet Robert Bly about greed in America, divinity and happiness.
August 3, 2007

Cultural Critic Clive James
Bill Moyers interviews culture critic Clive James, whose latest book CULTURAL AMNESIA comes after more than 40 years observing and commenting on arts, literature, culture, and politics.
May 11, 2007

Nick Gillespie of REASON magazine
Nick Gillespie, Editor-in-Chief of the libertarian monthly REASON magazine.
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