Ethics and Culture Cast

Ethics and Culture Cast

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From the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture
22: Author Matthew Mehan
Sep 20 • 23 min
Matthew Mehan is a teacher at The Heights School in Washington, D.C. and The Worsham Teaching Fellow of Hillsdale College’s Washington DC Allan P. Kirby, Jr., Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a reader…
21: Student Program Manager Pete Hlabse
Sep 13 • 23 min
Pete Hlabse oversees the CEC's student programs, including the Sorin Fellows Program which offers intellectual, spiritual, and human formation opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students at Notre Dame, Saint Mary's College, and Holy Cross…
20: James Hankins
May 17 • 33 min
James Hankins is a professor of Renaissance intellectual history at Harvard University. He is the Founder and General Editor of the I Tatti Renaissance Library from Harvard University Press, a member of the British Academy, and is the author or editor of…
19: Rémi Brague
May 10 • 26 min
In this blockbuster episode, we welcome CEC Acting Director Patrick Deneen into the interviewer's chair for a conversation with philosopher Remi Brague, professor emeritus of Arabic and religious philosophy at the Sorbonne and Romano Guardini chair of…
18: Fr. William R. Dailey, C.S.C.
May 3 • 24 min
In this episode, we sit down with Holy Cross Fr. William R. Dailey. Fr. Bill is the Thomas More Fellow at the CEC, and the Director of the Notre Dame-Newman Centre for Faith and Reason in Dublin, Ireland. We chat about how he got involved with the CEC,…
17: Sorin Fellow Katherine Smith
Apr 16 • 12 min
n this episode, we sit down with Katherine Smith, an undergraduate Sorin Fellow spending her Spring 2018 semester in Rome, Italy. We chat about her experiences in the Eternal City, her internship at the Pontifical Academy for Life, and what being a Sorin…
16: Richard Doerflinger
Apr 12 • 23 min
Richard M. Doerflinger retired in 2016 after 36 years of service to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, finishing as the associate director of the Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities. In that role he was involved in every single life issue,…
15: D. C. Schindler
Apr 5 • 29 min
In this episode, we sit down with D. C. Schindler, an associate professor of metaphysics and anthropology at the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, and author of "Freedom From Reality: The Diabolical Character of Modern Liberty",…
14: Mary Eberstadt
Mar 22 • 26 min
Mary Eberstadt is a senior fellow of the Faith & Reason Institute and the author of several best-selling books, including "Adam and Eve After the Pill" (2013) and "How the West Really Lost God" (2014). Her dark comedy novel "The Loser Letters",…
13: Mary O’Callaghan
Mar 15 • 24 min
Mary O'Callaghan earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Creighton University, and received her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Notre Dame. Her doctoral work was funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health…
12: Gilbert Meilaender
Mar 8 • 23 min
In this episode, we sit down with Gilbert Meilaender, the author of Not By Nature But By Grace: Forming Families Through Adoption, the inaugural volume in the Center's "Catholic Ideas for a Secular World" book series with the University of Notre Dame…
11: Patrick J. Deneen
Feb 22 • 25 min
Patrick J. Deneen holds a B.A. in English literature and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Rutgers University. He worked at the US Information Agency as a speechwriter and special advisor, was an Assistant Professor of Government at Princeton and an…
10: George Weigel
Feb 8 • 19 min
In this episode, we sit down with George Weigel, the distinguished senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. We talk about several of his books including his most recent, "Lessons In Hope: My Unexpected Life with St. John Paul II," 2004's…
9: Randall B. Smith
Jan 25 • 24 min
Randall B. Smith is a professor of theology at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, and was the CEC's Myser Visiting Research Fellow when he began writing Reading the Sermons of Thomas Aquinas: A Beginner's Guide. We chat about the preaching style of…
8: Nicole Stelle Garnett
Jan 18 • 22 min
In this episode, we sit down with Nicole Stelle Garnett, a member of the Center's Faculty Advisory Committee and professor at Notre Dame Law School. We discuss the role of Catholic schools in forming strong communities, the vocation of teaching, and how…
7: Ross Douthat
Dec 14, 2017 • 25 min
In this episode, we sit down with New York Times columnist Ross Douthat, who joined us on campus this past October for a roundtable discussion about Disarming Beauty, the second volume in our book series Catholic Ideas for a Secular World. In our…
6: John O’Callaghan
Nov 30, 2017 • 27 min
In this episode, we chat with John O'Callaghan, associate professor of philosophy, Director of the Jacques Maritain Center, and the 2017-18 Mary Ann Remick Senior Visiting Fellow at the Center for Ethics and Culture. We talk about teaching St. Thomas…
5: CEC Fellow Aly Cox
Nov 16, 2017 • 14 min
Our guest is Alyson Cox, the CEC's Law & Public Policy Fellow for 2017-18. We chat about her experience in the CEC's Sorin Fellows program, the internships that she undertook while at the Center, and her work as the president of Notre Dame Right to Life,…
4: Founding Director David Solomon
Nov 9, 2017 • 22 min
David Solomon, the founding director of the Center for Ethics and Culture, began his legendary career at Notre Dame in 1968 and retired in May 2016. During his tenure, he served as the director of undergraduate studies in the philosophy department,…
3: Professor Brad Gregory
Oct 26, 2017 • 28 min
Brad S. Gregory is Professor of History and Dorothy G. Griffin Collegiate Chair at the University of Notre Dame, where he has taught since 2003. From 1996-2003 he taught at Stanford University, where he received early tenure in 2001. He specializes in the…
2: Professor Sean Kelsey
Oct 12, 2017 • 23 min
Professor Sean Kelsey is an associate professor of philosophy and the chair of the Center's Faculty Advisory Committee. He is on sabbatical in 2017-18, writing a book on Aristotle's De Anima with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. We…
1: Center Director O. Carter Snead
Sep 28, 2017 • 20 min
In this first episode of Ethics and Culture Cast, we chat with O. Carter Snead, the William P. and Hazel B. White Director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture. In addition to directing the work of the NDCEC, Snead is a professor of law and…