Tag: ethics

Christian Anthropology and Bioethics (2016 CMA Medical Student and Resident Boot Camp Talk 1)

Christian Anthropology and Bioethics (2016 CMA Medical Student and Resident Boot Camp Talk 1)

  This talk was given at the 4th Annual Catholic Medical Association Medical Student and Resident Boot Camp held at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood PA on June 22, 2016. I cover the following three topics, with most of the time spent on the third: 1. The Role of the Magisterium for Catholic Medical Professionals; 2. Object/Intention/Circumstances and the […]

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The Union of Body and Soul in Human Persons 4 of 4

The Union of Body and Soul in Human Persons 4 of 4

The Union of Body and Soul in Human Persons 4 of 4

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PHL 260 Introduction to: Love and Responsibility by Karol Wojtyla

PHL 260 Introduction to: Love and Responsibility by Karol Wojtyla

PHL 260 Ethical Issues class 10: Introduction to Love and Responsibility by Karol Wotyla.

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PHL 260 The Pro-Choice Argument part 1

PHL 260 The Pro-Choice Argument part 1

Part 1 of the pro-choice moral argument. I begin with a number of preliminary points setting the stage and parameters of the discussion. In this lecture I cover some embryological facts and then go through what are called the feminist quality of life arguments. I begin the not-a-person argument, and finish up those and the no-duty-to-sustain arguments in the next […]

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PHL 260 The Pro-Life Argument

PHL 260 The Pro-Life Argument

In this lecture I cover the pro life arguments presented in the book Understanding Abortion: From Mixed Feelings to Rational Thought (Lexington Books, 2012) by Stephen D. Schwarz with Kiki Latimer. There ensues a discussion about a range of related topics with excellent insights and questions by the students. We explore the arguments further, and discuss embryology, physiology and contraception […]

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PHL 260 7 Economic Theories and The Ethical Questions Surrounding Them

PHL 260 7 Economic Theories and The Ethical Questions Surrounding Them

In this lecture (PHL 260 Ethical Issues, Mar. 17,  2016), I discuss the book Economics for Helen by Hilaire Belloc. The goal of the lecture to introduce various economic theories and then think critically about the contemporary economic state of our country and the world. The students heard about distributism for the first and seemed to like it. I also […]

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PHL 260 6 A Intro to Catholic Social Teaching

PHL 260 6 A Intro to Catholic Social Teaching

In this lecture I introduce Catholic Social Teaching: it’s historical beginnings and basic principles. The idea is to show the wisdom and common sense that the Church brings to various social issues. Here is the handout: What is CST

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PHL 260 5 B Presentation of P. Singer’s theory

PHL 260 5 B Presentation of P. Singer’s theory

This is part 2 of lecture 5 of PHL 260 Ethical Issues, Fall 2016 at Savle Regina University. In this lecture I present P. Singer’s ethical view as he understands himself (as best as I am able). Dignity handout for 260

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PHL 260 5 A People and Animals

PHL 260 5 A People and Animals

Seifert Human Rights Urgrundrecht Dignity handout for 260 This is class 5, part 1 of PHL 260 Ethical Issues. I continue the discussion of the sources of the dignity of persons and an interesting discussion on the question of the differences between animals and people happens.

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PHL 260 4 B Dignity of Persons

PHL 260 4 B Dignity of Persons

This is Part 2 of Lecture 4 of PHL 260 Ethical Issues, Salve Regina University Spring 2016. Dignity handout for 260 Seifert Human Rights Urgrundrecht

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