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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 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

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Episode 79 – Modern Philosophy: Science, Reason, and Autonomy

Episode 79 – Modern Philosophy: Science, Reason, and Autonomy

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

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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 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

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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 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!

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Episode 76 – Against Modern Hope: Pope Benedict XVI on Authentic Hope

Episode 76 – Against Modern Hope: Pope Benedict XVI on Authentic Hope

Episode 76 – Against Modern Hope: Pope Benedict XVI on Authentic Hope In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss some distortions of hope or misrepresentations of hope. We cover: – The rival of Christian Hope according to Pope Benedict XVI– “Exiles in the desert”– Progress and Enlightenment philosophy– Bacon and Marx– The Object and Means of Hope– Modern Hope vs Christian Hope In this episode, we use these two books:1. Cardinal Ratzinger, Christianity and

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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 Hope– What hope does for the Christian– Ordering life according to hope Donate to the work of Catholic Studies Academy – catholicstudiesacademy.com/donate-to-csa/     Please subscribe to our

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