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Lecture Plato’s Phaedo 4 of 4
by / on February 15, 2018 at 9:08 pm / in Audio

Lecture Plato’s Phaedo 4 of 4

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Lecture on Plato’s Phaedo 3 of 4
by / on February 15, 2018 at 9:05 pm / in Audio

Lecture on Plato’s Phaedo 3 of 4

 

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Lecture on Plato’s Phaedo 2 of 4
by / on February 15, 2018 at 9:01 pm / in Audio

Lecture on Plato’s Phaedo 2 of 4

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Lecture on Plato’s Crito; Phaedo 1 of 4
by / on February 12, 2018 at 7:24 pm / in Audio

Lecture on Plato’s Crito; Phaedo 1 of 4

In this lecture I cover in detail Socrates’ discussion with Crito about why it would be immoral to escape from jail, even though Socrates is unjustly condemned to death. At about the 39 minute mark I begin to cover the Phaedo. This is the dialogue covering the day of Socrates’ death. In this introductory lecture the distinction between the body […]

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Dignity of Persons Part 2 2018
by / on February 10, 2018 at 2:21 pm / in Audio

Dignity of Persons Part 2 2018

In this lecture I discuss various sources of the dignity of persons. The text for this lecture is: Josef Seifert, “The Right to Life and the Fourfold Root of Human Dignity,” in The Nature and Dignity of the Human Person as the Foundation of the Right to Life, ed. Juan de Dios Vial Correa and Elio Sgreccia (Vatican City: Libreria […]

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Dignity of Persons Part 1 2018
by / on February 10, 2018 at 2:18 pm / in Audio

Dignity of Persons Part 1 2018

In this lecture I discuss various sources of the dignity of persons; the text for this lecture is Josef Seifert, “The Right to Life and the Fourfold Root of Human Dignity,” in The Nature and Dignity of the Human Person as the Foundation of the Right to Life, ed. Juan de Dios Vial Correa and Elio Sgreccia (Vatican City: Libreria […]

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Lecture on The Apology by Plato
by / on February 10, 2018 at 1:07 pm / in Audio

Lecture on The Apology by Plato

This is my lecture on Plato’s Apology. The Apology is Socrates’ defense of himself in his trial.

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Charlie Gard discussion with Christine Flowers
by / on July 7, 2017 at 10:21 pm / in Audio

Charlie Gard discussion with Christine Flowers

Christine Flowers July 3 2017 I was honored to be invited onto the Rich Zeoli show which was hosted that day by Christine Flowers on 1210AM CBSPhilly on July 3 to talk about the Charlie Gard case. Christine graciously created a podcast (and removed the commercials!) of just the hour that we discussed. We discussed among others, these topics: Catholic […]

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by / on August 24, 2016 at 7:37 pm / in Audio

Catholic Social Teaching and Public Policy

  Chuck Harvey (my friend and former student) invited me for an interview/discussion for Holy Spirit Radio in Philadelphia. We really hit the question concerning what the Church is and is not doing in the light of our current cultural and political situation. Aired on Tuesday 8/23/2016, we enjoyed making it and I hope you can listen! Here’s a summary […]

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by / on June 1, 2016 at 8:54 pm / in Audio

Interview on Drew Mariano show about the boy and the gorilla

In this audio of June 1, 2016, Drew Mariano of Relevant Radio and I discuss what I am calling the story of the 4 year old boy who was saved by the wise zoo keeper. We discuss the event itself, in which a gorilla was killed so that the boy would not be killed by the gorilla. We talk about […]

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