Saturday, April 29, 2023
The Catechism and Capital Punishment: A Reply to Annett
“Three questions for Catholic opponents of capital punishment,” I argued that Pope Francis’s statements on the death penalty cannot plausibly be read in a way that would make assent to them binding on Catholics. This week, in an article at Where Peter Is, Tony Annett offers a reply. Let’s take a look.
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Thursday, April 20, 2023
Hazony and Gottfried on wokeism and Marxism
Conservatism: A Rediscovery, Yoram Hazony argues that there is indeed a significant link between wokeism and Marxism. Paul Gottfried responds at Chronicles, arguing that the similarities between the two have been overstated. Let’s take a look at their arguments.
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Thursday, April 13, 2023
What is a Law of Nature?
at my main website. You can watch the video of the lecture either at the Fermilab website or at YouTube.
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Wednesday, April 12, 2023
All One in Christ on EWTN Live
All One in Christ: A Catholic Critique of Racism and Critical Race Theory for the television program EWTN Live with Fr. Mitch Pacwa. The show airs today – at 5 pm Pacific time, again at 10:30 pm, and then tomorrow morning (Thursday) at 7 am. The recording will be available for viewing later at the show’s website and at YouTube.
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Thursday, April 6, 2023
Talking philosophy and natural theology
at YouTube or listen to it at Soundcloud.
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Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Strawson on free will and interpersonal relationships
“Freedom and Resentment,” P. F. Strawson addresses the question of what difference the widespread acceptance of determinism would make to our everyday ways of dealing with each other. He judges that our commonsense conception of human behavior is too deeply rooted in our nature to be dislodged even in such a scenario. As in Strawson’s other work, he urges attention to details of ordinary experience that are ineliminable but often overlooked by revisionist systems of metaphysics.
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Saturday, April 1, 2023
All One in Christ on Bookmark Brief
All One in Christ: A Catholic Critique of Racism and Critical Race Theory for the television programs EWTN Live and EWTN Bookmark. They will be aired in the coming weeks, but a preview of the Bookmark interview has already appeared on Bookmark Brief with Doug Keck. You can view it here.
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