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PHL 260 4 A Dignity of Persons
by / on February 14, 2016 at 11:42 pm / in Uncategorized

PHL 260 4 A Dignity of Persons

Dignity handout for 260 This is Part 1 of lecture 4 of PHL 260 Ethical Issues at Salve Regina University Spring 2016. In this lecture I explain the various sources of the dignity of persons. There is a handout here to download which I refer to in the lecture.

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PHL 260 3 B Lecture on “Without Roots” by Marcelo Pera and Joseph Ratzinger
by / on February 6, 2016 at 4:07 pm / in Audio

PHL 260 3 B Lecture on “Without Roots” by Marcelo Pera and Joseph Ratzinger

  This is lecture 3 part 2 of PHL 260 Ethical Issues at Salve Regina University. In this lecture I discuss the book Without Roots: The West, Relativism, Christianity and Islam (Basic books, 2007) by Marcelo Pera and Joseph Ratzinger. Pera is not a Christian, and Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI) is. They wrote a book together because they have some common […]

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PHL 260 Ethical Issues 3 A: relativism/objectivity and motives
by / on February 6, 2016 at 3:49 pm / in Audio

PHL 260 Ethical Issues 3 A: relativism/objectivity and motives

This is part 1 of Lecture 3 of PHL 260 Ethical Issues Spring 2016. In this part I cover: a) a deepening of the critique of relativism by clearing up a common misunderstanding, namely, that people confuse lacking the inner resources to grasp some subject-independent reality with relativism. Then, following the work of Josef Seifert (and expanding on it in […]

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Ethical Issues 2 A: Foundational Metaphysical Distinctions
by / on January 29, 2016 at 9:29 pm / in Audio

Ethical Issues 2 A: Foundational Metaphysical Distinctions

This is the first half of class 2 of Ethical Issues, Spring 2016 at Salve Regina University. In this half of the lecture I explain a series of distinctions within being for the purpose of preparing the way for more meaningful discussion of the ethical issues we will discuss in later weeks. Here is the list of items on the […]

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Syllabus for PHL 260 Ethical Issues
by / on January 26, 2016 at 9:34 pm / in Articles

Syllabus for PHL 260 Ethical Issues

PHL 260 Syllabus SPRING 2016

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Ethical Issues 1 B (Jan. 25, 2016)
by / on January 26, 2016 at 8:17 pm / in Audio

Ethical Issues 1 B (Jan. 25, 2016)

Lecture 1 part 2: The morality of lying.

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Ethical Issues 1 A (Jan. 21, 2016)
by / on January 26, 2016 at 8:10 pm / in Audio

Ethical Issues 1 A (Jan. 21, 2016)

Lecture 1 of Ethical Issues, a course I am teaching at Salve Regina University Spring 2016. In this first half of the first lecture I introduce the course and begin the lecture on the morality of lying.  

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Christian Personalism and Theology of the Body
by / on April 18, 2012 at 8:10 pm / in Audio

Christian Personalism and Theology of the Body

In this lecture I express some of the insights from Christian Personalism/Realist Phenomenology about the spiritual and bodily unity that human persons are and how these insights inform John Paul II’s Theology of the body. In other words, this lecture attempts to show the mystery and beauty of the fact that human persons are spiritual and bodily. In the end […]

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