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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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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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The Erotic Mirror

In this short video Dr. David O'Connor talks about the Erotic Mirror in the Phaedrus. Plato offers an extraordinary image of the nature of erotic love...

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The Procreative Man

In this short video Dr. David O'Connor talks about Plato, Paul VI and Procreation. The Procreative Man. There is an interesting insight that both Paul...

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Class 1: The Meaning of Soul from Homer to Plato

Philosophy of the Human Being Course on: "From Homer to the Early Church Fathers: The Ancients on the Soul and the Mind-Body Problem" Taught by...

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Plato’s Allegory of the Cave

In this lecture, Dr. Jonhatan Culp talks about "Plato's Allegory of the Cave" Plato’s allegory of the cave in Book 6 of the Republic is...

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Concupiscence

Theology Course: "Foundations of the Catholic Faith" Taught by Dr. Fulvio Di Blasi CLASS 14: Concupiscence The term “concupiscence” indicates a strong or intense desire....

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Second and Third Navigation

In this short video Dr. Giuseppe Girgenti talks about the second and third navigation in Plato and Augustine. Plato is considered the founder of metaphysics through the...

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Class 15: Concluding Reflections

Political Philosophy Course on "An Introduction to Plato's Republic" Taught by Dr. Jonhatan Culp Class 15: Concluding Reflections In this final class, Dr. Culp reflects...

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