Episode 82- Written on the Heart: Introduction to Natural Law In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss natural law. We cover:– Christianity and Natural law– Legacy of natural law– Basic position– Known by all but to different degree– Two Hypothesis and evidence– Bonum honestum– Three ways to find bonum honestum– Natural end and supernatural end “When Gentiles, who do not possess the law, do instinctively what the law requires, these, though not having the
Episode 81 – In the Breach: The Legacy Of Pope St. John Paul II In this episode, Jason and Dr. Bulzacchelli discuss how Pope St, John Paul II stood in the breach in many different ways. We cover:– The historical context– The breach in philosophical approaches– Personalism and Phenomenology– The breach of Vatican II– The breach of secular regimes– The world is different Catholic Studies Academy · In the Breach: The Legacy Of Pope St.
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 Epistemology– Impressions and Ideas– The Copy Principle– The Problem of Causation Catholic Studies Academy · Modern Philosophy: David Hume Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Google Play
Episode 79 – Modern Philosophy: Science, Reason, and Autonomy In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss his new course on Modern Philosophy. We cover:– Time period– What led to ‘modern’ philosophy– Historical context– Effects of Scientific Revolution– Man’s ability to Reason– Autonomy and Freedom– Decline of religious authority– Overconfidence in Man’s abilities Click here to support the work of Catholic Studies Academy -https://catholicstudiesacademy.com/donate-to-csa/ Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Google
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 actions– Foreseeable bad consequences– Proportionality– Several Examples of applying PDE– Seriousness of judging human actions Support the work of CSA – catholicstudiesacademy.com/donate-to-csa/ Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or
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 contained in the object– Foreseeable, unintended consequences Donate to the work of Catholic Studies Academy – catholicstudiesacademy.com/donate-to-csa/ Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Google Play to get future episodes!