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Everyone Has a Story

Santo J. Costa discusses the need to avoid rash judgment in "Everyone Has a Story" No one that we meet can be described in just one...

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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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Have Mercy on Yourself

Santo J. Costa discusses the importance of self-forgiveness and mercy We rarely treat others like we treat ourselves. Generally, if someone tells us that he made...

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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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