In Examined Life, filmmaker Astra Taylor liberates philosophy from the halls of academia through entertaining and thought-provoking excursions with some of today's most famous and influential thinkers. (Text from DVD cover sleeve.)
Take a ride through Athens and visit the Acropolis.
Consider if Socrates still has something to offer us: the idea that thinking logically about our lives might help us to be more certain of ourselves, more independent, less conformist, and less hamstrung about what other people think. It is the dream that philosophy might set us free. (Text taken from the film.)
♦ Allegory of the Cave: Plato and Aristotle's Differences
♦ Plato: the Nature of Justice: What does just or unjust mean?
♦ Plato's Republic: the Ring of Gyges: Is it better to be just or unjust?
♦ Plato: Socrates and the Dialogues of Plato.
♦ The Republic of Plato: Audio book, part 1.
♦ The Republic of Plato: Audio book, part 2.