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Episode 80 – Modern Philosophy: David Hume

Episode 80 – Modern Philosophy: David Hume

Episode 80 - Modern Philosophy: David Hume In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss the ideas ad influence of David Hume. We cover:- The period of Modern Philosophy- Who was David Hume- The influence of Hume on other philosophers- Newton and Hume- Hume's...

Episode 78: The Principle of Double Effect

Episode 78: The Principle of Double Effect

Episode 78: The Principle of Double Effect In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss the intricacies of the Principle of Double Effect. We cover: - Review of the sources of morality- The 4 rules of the Principle of Double Effect- Independent consequences and...

Episode 77: The Morality of Human Actions

Episode 77: The Morality of Human Actions

Episode 77: The Morality of Human Actions In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss the judgment of human actions according to St. Thomas. We cover:- Human actions vs Acts of man- The contribution of St.Thomas- Proximate end- The sources of morality- Everything...

The Myth of Self

The Myth of Self

In a previous post I discussed the importance of Rene Descartes in shaping modern philosophy and much of the modern world. This is evident from two of his most important ideas: (a) the endorsement of radical doubt and (b) the conception of the self. I have already...

Episode 75: What is ‘Christian’ about Hope?

Episode 75: What is ‘Christian’ about Hope?

Episode 75: What is 'Christian' about Hope? In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss different aspects of hope. We cover:- The idea of hope- The passion of hope according to St. Thomas- The object of kinds of hope- Natural hope- The Virtue of Hope vs Passion of...

Episode 71: Lent: To Stand Down

Episode 71: Lent: To Stand Down

Lent: To Stand Down In this episode, Jason and Dr. Bulzacchelli discuss Lent and lenten practices and most importantly, the legitimacy of the Impossible Burger during Lent. We cover:- The meaning of "lentare"- Doing more or doing less?- The example of the monks- Book...

What should I do for Lent?

What should I do for Lent?

What should I do for Lent?  Let’s start by slamming some really bad advice you’re likely to get: Instead of giving something up for Lent, do something extra! No!  Don’t.  Let me tell you why. To start with, the term “Lent” means exactly the opposite of “do something...

Episode 69: Understanding the Modern Mind

Episode 69: Understanding the Modern Mind

Understanding the Modern Mind In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss what is called Post Post-Modernism or "Po-Po-Mo". We cover:- Kant and Modernism- Post Modernism- Social Constructs and Objectivity- Privileged Discourse - Post Post Modernism- Critiques of...

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