Episode 057 – The Problem of Knowledge

Episode 057 – The Problem of Knowledge

The Problem of Knowledge In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss issues surrounding the attainment of knowledge. we cover:– What is knowledge?– What is epistemology?– “How do you know that?”– Questions regarding “justification” of belief– Skepticism– Whether truth should be defined in terms of coherence rather than correspondence?– Whether knowledge should be defined by utility rather than truth?   Donate to CSA and help us continue our work – https://catholicstudiesacademy.com/donate-to-csa/       Please

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Episode 056 – Nature and Grace

Episode 056 – Nature and Grace

Nature and Grace In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss the classical distinction between nature and grace. We cover:– Modern challenges to the classical distinction– What is nature/natural– Isn’t everything from God?– The interaction of grace with nature– Real distinction– To Heal and Elevate– Potency and Act Click Here to support CSA – https://catholicstudiesacademy.com/donate-to-csa/     Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Google Play to get future episodes!            

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Episode 055 – The Reality of Human Evil

Episode 055 – The Reality of Human Evil

The Reality of Human Evil In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss the reality of human evil and the cultural disregard for it. We cover:– The denial or diminishing of the reality or gravity of human evil– Erroneous Arguments– Catholic Responses– Flatly against scripture– Original sin– Concupiscence– The reality of bad men, sinners     Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Google Play to get future episodes!              

Episode 054 – The Destructive Effects of Modernism on 20th Century Catechesis

Episode 054 – The Destructive Effects of Modernism on 20th Century Catechesis

The Destructive Effects of Modernism on 20th Century Catechesis In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss Modernism and Anthropocentrism in Catechesis throughout the 20th century. We cover:– The philosophical underpinnings of Modernism– The influence of Kant– What is Modernism?– Condemnation of certain positions in catechesis– Divine Revelation in Catechesis– The Theology of Revelation of Gabriel Moran– Moran’s further influence on catechetical methodolgy– Experiential Catechesis– A Faithful Catechesis     Please subscribe to our podcast

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Episode 053 – Dominicans vs Franciscans: Universals and the Struggle for the Medieval Mind

Episode 053 – Dominicans vs Franciscans: Universals and the Struggle for the Medieval Mind

Dominicans vs Franciscans: Universals and the Struggle for the Medieval Mind In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss the idea of Universals and trace its development in Medieval thought. We cover:– Plato and the Idea of Universals– Universals and Particulars– Christians and universals– How do we access universals?– St. Thomas and knowledge– The Franciscan development– Ockham and Nominalism– “Social Constructs”– The Importance of Medieval Philosophy     Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes

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