Philosophers and Ideas

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The Philosophers and Ideas includes the following titles:

Facebook's 'Adorno Changed My Life' - imageFacebook's 'Adorno Changed My Life'

In the hyper-connected isolation of social networks names become tags, words are links, and interfaces are never innocent.

Icarus Films | 2010 | 28 minutes | 10-12, College, Adult
Force Of Nature - imageForce Of Nature

Inspirational distillation of the life, thoughts and legacy of famed Canadian scientist, broadcaster and activist, David Suzuki.

Bullfrog Films | 2012 | 93 minutes | 9-12, College, Adult
Foucault Against Himself - imageFoucault Against Himself

Captures the energy and fierce intellect of the man, introducing us to some of the key elements of his work, while also acknowledging - and even celebrating - its many contradictions.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 52 minutes | 8-12, COLLEGE, ADULT
Gaia - imageGaia
A portrait of James Lovelock, originator of the theory that the earth is a living organism.
Bullfrog Films | 1989 | 45 minutes | 9-12, College, Adult
In Search of Memory - imageIn Search of Memory

The life and work of one of the most important neuroscientists of the 20th century, Nobel Prize winner Eric Kandel.

Icarus Films | 2008 | 95 minutes | 9-12, College, Adult
Judith Butler - imageJudith Butler

An up-close and personal encounter with this influential philosopher and gender theorist.

Icarus Films | 2006 | 52 minutes | 10-12, College, Adult
Karl Polanyi, The Human Factor - imageKarl Polanyi, The Human Factor

An exploration of the life and work of Karl Polanyi, who sought to reintegrate society and economy. Could the commodification of labor and money ultimately be as disastrous as floods, drought and earthquakes?

Icarus Films | 2014 | 53 minutes
Keynes vs Hayek: A Fake Debate? - imageKeynes vs Hayek: A Fake Debate?

The ideological divide between the philosophies of John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek has dominated economics for nearly a century. Is it time for the pendulum to swing back to Keynes? Or do we need a whole new approach that goes beyond this dualism?(Episode 5 of the Capitalism series)

Icarus Films | 2014 | 53 minutes
Lotman's World - imageLotman's World

The story of Yuri Lotman (1922-1993), little-known - except maybe in Estonia! - pioneer of semiotics.

Icarus Films | 2008 | 57 minutes | 11-12, College, Adult
Marx Reloaded - imageMarx Reloaded

A new exploration into the relevance of Karl Marx's ideas for understanding the global economic and financial crisis.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 52 minutes | 11-12, College, Adult

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