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L’appetito vuoto

Fulvio Di Blasi parla della definizione dell'appetito rispetto alla potenza cognitiva dell'anima. È ben noto che Tommaso d’Aquino, seguendo Aristotele, distingue nell’uomo gli appetiti sensibili...

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Libertà libera

Fulvio Di Blasi parla di libertà e di libero arbitrio Libertà e libero arbitrio non sono la stessa cosa. La libertà è più generale. Si...

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Freedom’s Freedom

Fulvio Di Blasi discusses "Freedom's Freedom"   Freedom and free will, or liberum arbitrium in Latin, are not the same thing. Freedom is more general....

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Plato for the Ambitious

Dr. David O'Connor discusses Plato's ambivalence toward political ambition in the Republic Plato expresses an ambivalent attitude about political ambition in the Republic. On the one...

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Plato’s Ascension to the Idea of Beauty

Dr. Giuseppe Girgenti talks about the cognitive "ladder" by which Plato believes we come to know Beauty It is easy to believe that beauty is connected...

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The Empty Appetite

Fulvio Di Blasi discusses "The Empty Appetite" It is well-known that Aquinas, following Aristotle, distinguishes between the sensitive and intellectual appetites in man. He grounds...

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Integral Human Development

In this video Fr. Robert Gahl talks about "Integral Human Development." Integral human development is a new concept that’s being used in ethics. It has even...

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Le fonti ellenistiche della legge naturale

In questo breve video Giuseppe Girgenti parla delle origini del concetto cristiano della legge naturale nelle fonti ellenistiche.   La nozione di legge naturale e...

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Truth vs. Truth

Dr. David O'Connor discusses Machiavelli's distinction between effectual and ideal truth The most important insight from Machiavelli’s Prince is that we must build our society...

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Plato and Aristotle Among the Theologians

In this short video, Dr. Giuseppe Girgenti talks about the theological insights of Plato and Aristotle. When we hear the term theology, we immediately think about...

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