Below are lectures and interviews of prominent Western philosophers, teachers and writers whose work has shaped our lives.


The Great Philosophers: A History of Western Philosophy (a 14-part video series)

Beginning with the death of Socrates in 399 BC, and following the story through the centuries to recent figures such as Bertrand Russell and Wittgenstein, Bryan Magee’s conversations with fifteen contemporary writers and philosophers provide an accessible and exciting account of Western philosophy and its greatest thinkers. The contributors include A. J. Ayer, Bernard Williams, Martha Nussbaum, Peter Singer, and John Searle, so that the program is not only an introduction to the philosophers of the past, but gives an invaluable insight into the view and personalities of some of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century.




Western Philosophy – Part 1

A brilliant three-part documentary that chronicles the history of Western Philosophy from ancient Greece through to today. In many ways, these ideas are the sources of our Western civilization.

Western Philosophy – Part 2 continued

Western Philosophy – Part 3/3



John Freeman and his team filmed the interview at Jung’s house at Küsnacht (near Zurich, Switzerland) in March 1959, it was broadcast in Great Britain on october 22, 1959.



In this second of two programs celebrating the life and work of the late Maya Angelou, Bill Moyers revisits a 1988 documentary in which he and Angelou attended a conference on “Facing Evil,” held in the Hill Country of central Texas. Evil was a topic about which Angelou, the victim of childhood rape and virulent racism, had a lot to say.



When he died in 1987 at the age of 83, Joseph Campbell was considered one of the world’s foremost authorities on mythology, the Stories and legends told by human beings through the ages to explain the universe and their place in it. The 20 books he wrote or edited have influenced artists and performers, as well as scholars and students. When he died, he was working on a monumental Historical Atlas of World Mythology, his effort to bring under one roof the spiritual and intellectual wisdom of a lifetime.

(Part 1 of Joseph Campbell’s 6 Part PBS conversations with Bill Moyers)


Greg Goode has been a philosophical counselor since 1996 and has extensive experience with online consultation. After studying Psychology at California State University. Greg studied philosophy at the Universität zu Köln in Cologne, Germany, and received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Rochester. His areas of specialization were decision theory, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of George Berkeley.

The following is a series of 14 videos with Greg Goode including his famous Guided Self-Inquiry exercise…