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Lecture Title 

Presenter 

The Person and the Polis: Faith and Values with the Secular State (2015-2016)

In Defense of Moral Realism Daniel N. Robinson, Ph.D.

The Person and the Polis: Faith and Values with the Secular State

(2015-2016)

The State, the Church, and the Constitution Hadley Arkes, Ph.D.

The Person and the Polis: Faith and Values with the Secular State

(2015-2016)

The Concept of Public Morality Robert George, Ph.D.

The Person and the Polis: Faith and Values with the Secular State

(2015-2016)

The Acting Person: What Faith Adds to Reason Michael Novak

The Person and the Polis: Faith and Values with the Secular State

(2015-2016)

The Psychology of Self: Modern, Post Modern, and Catholic Paul C. Vitz, Ph.D.

The Person and the Polis: Faith and Values with the Secular State

(2015-2016)

A Contemporary Philosophy of Action Kenneth Schmitz, Ph.D.

The Person and the Polis: Faith and Values with the Secular State

(2015-2016)

Moral Realism and Christian Virtues  Romanus Cessario, O.P

On Wings of Faith and Reason: The Christian Difference in Culture and the Sciences (2014-2015)

 Cardinal Newman’s Intimation of Catholic Bioethics  Edmund Pellegrino, M.D

On Wings of Faith and Reason: The Christian Difference in Culture and the Sciences (2014-2015)

 Christ, the Redeemer of Culture  John Haas, Ph.D.

On Wings of Faith and Reason: The Christian Difference in Culture and the Sciences (2014-2015)

 Christianity in Personal Relationships Fr. Robert Sokolowski

On Wings of Faith and Reason: The Christian Difference in Culture and the Sciences (2014-2015)

 Christ’s Concept of Happiness  Peter Kreeft, Ph.D.

On Wings of Faith and Reason: The Christian Difference in Culture and the Sciences (2014-2015)

 Appropriating Tradition: Overcoming the Rupture with Past  Jude Dougherty, Ph.D.

On Wings of Faith and Reason: The Christian Difference in Culture and the Sciences (2014-2015)

 Newman’s Second Spring — Once Again   Rev. Richard J. Neuhau

 Picking Up the Pieces of Philosophical Psychology (2013-2014)

 Why Does Anscombe Say That We Need a Philosophy of Psychology?  Kevin L. Flannery, S.J.

Picking Up the Pieces of Philosophical Psychology (2013-2014)

 How Metaphysics Serves Psychology  Benedict Ashley, O.P.

Picking Up the Pieces of Philosophical Psychology (2013-2014)

 Confronting Biology  Roger Scruton, Ph.D.

Picking Up the Pieces of Philosophical Psychology (2013-2014)

 Individual Freedom in a Political Setting Bernard Ceslas Bourdin, O.P.

Picking Up the Pieces of Philosophical Psychology (2013-2014)

The Rebellious Discipleship of Father Victor White: Theology and Psychology in a Critic of C. G. Jung  Rev. Aidan Nichols, O.P.

Picking Up the Pieces of Philosophical Psychology (2013-2014)

Emotions and the Therapeutic of the Ancients  Richard Sorabji, CBE

Picking Up the Pieces of Philosophical Psychology (2013-2014)

Reason and Passion… Again  Daniel N. Robinson, Ph.D.

God, Religion, and Civil Governance (2012-2013)

Religious Freedom and Western Civilization Roger Scruton, Ph.D.

God, Religion, and Civil Governance (2012-2013)

That Intelligent Superintending Principle: The Author of the Rights That Were There Before the Constitution and a Bill of Rights Hadley Arkes, Ph.D.

God, Religion, and Civil Governance (2012-2013)

The Eclipse of the Sense of God and of Man Msgr. Livio Melina

God, Religion, and Civil Governance (2012-2013)

The State’s Moral Purposes Robert P. George, D. Phil.

God, Religion, and Civil Governance (2012-2013)

Rights and Our Essential Nature Daniel N. Robinson, Ph.D.

God, Religion, and Civil Governance (2012-2013)

Religion and State: Some Main Sources and Issues John Finnis, D.Phil.

Violence, Forgiveness, and the Moral Order (2011-2012)

The Concept of Violence Daniel N. Robinson, Ph.D.

Violence, Forgiveness, and the Moral Order (2011-2012)

Forgiveness: The Missing Piece to the Peace Puzzle Robert Enright, Ph.D.

Violence, Forgiveness, and the Moral Order (2011-2012)

Hatred and Identity Paul C. Vitz, Ph.D.

Violence, Forgiveness, and the Moral Order (2011-2012)

The Presumption Against Violence: An Ethical Analysis Fr. Thomas Williams, L.C.

Violence, Forgiveness, and the Moral Order  (2011-2012)

Violence: The Religious Challenge of the Twenty-First Century Gil Bailie, J.D.

 Virtual Reality: Its Distortion of Self and Others (2010-2011)

 Hiding Behind the Screen: The Philosophy of Virtual Reality  Roger Scruton, Ph.D.

Virtual Reality: Its Distortion of Self and Others (2010-2011)

 Virtual Intimacy and Pseudo Sexuality: The Effect of Pornography on the Self and Relationships with the Family  Patrick Fagan, Ph.D.

Virtual Reality: Its Distortion of Self and Others (2010-2011)

 Virtually Intimate: Is the Internet Good for Love and Friendship?  Leon Kass, Ph.D.

Virtual Reality: Its Distortion of Self and Others (2010-2011)

 The Adoro Te Devote and Virtual Reality  Fr. Kevin Flannery, S.J., D.Phil.

Virtual Reality: Its Distortion of Self and Others (2010-2011)

 Virtual Friendship and the New Narcissism   Christine Rosen, Ph.D.

Virtual Reality: Its Distortion of Self and Others (2010-2011)

 Virtual Reality and the Mystical Imagination: Glimpses of Hell and Heaven?  Rev. Vivian Boland, O.P., Ph.D.

Virtual Reality: Its Distortion of Self and Others (2010-2011)

 The Analog to Digital Progression: Modernity as the Removal of Reality  Paul C. Vitz, Ph.D.

Brains, Minds, Selves, and Others: Neuroscience, Neurotechnology, and Social Good (2009-2010)

 Neuroscience, Genetics, and Anthropology- an Integrative Approach  Fr. Kevin Fitzgerald, S.J., Ph.D.

Brains, Minds, Selves, and Others: Neuroscience, Neurotechnology, and Social Good (2009-2010)

 The Neurobiology of Empathy  Peter Moskovitz, M.D.

Brains, Minds, Selves, and Others: Neuroscience, Neurotechnology, and Social Good (2009-2010)

 Brains, Minds, Selves, and Others: The Neuroscience of Pain, and a Neuroethics of Care   James Giordano, Ph.D.

Brains, Minds, Selves, and Others: Neuroscience, Neurotechnology, and Social Good (2009-2010)

 A Neuroscience of Friendship: A Neo-Aristotelian Approach   Michael Pakaluk, Ph.D.

Brains, Minds, Selves, and Others: Neuroscience, Neurotechnology, and Social Good (2009-2010)

 Neuroscience, Ethics and the Future of Medicine  Edmund Pellegrino, M.D.

Marriage and Love (2008-2009)

 Love and Perfected Friendship   Daniel N. Robinson, Ph.D.

Marriage and Love (2008-2009)

 Sexuality and Human Flourishing: A Natural Law Perspective Paul Gondreau, Ph.D.

Marriage and Love (2008-2009)

  If Marriage is so Natural, Why is Defending it so Hard? The Future of Marriage in a Postmodern World.  Maggie Gallagher, Author

Marriage and Love (2008-2009)

 The Psychology of a Healthy Marriage Rick Fitzgibbons, M.D.

Marriage and Love (2008-2009)

Love & Marriage According to John Paul II  Rev. Brian Bransfield, S.T.D.

Marriage and Love (2008-2009)

 Understanding the Principles of Marriage  Hadley Arkes, Ph.D.

Psychology of the Body (2007-2008)

Physiological Factors in the Distortions of Love  Greg Kolodziejcak, Psy.D.

Psychology of the Body (2007-2008)

 Sanctification of Desire: Contemplating the Eucharistic Body of Christ  Fr. John Bartunek, L.C.

Psychology of the Body (2007-2008)

 A Sapiential Account of Chastity  Fr. James Brent, O.P.

Psychology of the Body (2007-2008)

 Bodies in Relationship: A Sociological View   G. Alexander Ross, Ph.D.

Psychology of the Body (2007-2008)

 Privacy: The Body and Law   Gerard V. Bradley, J.D.

Psychology of the Body (2007-2008)

 Body and Virtue: Philosophical Psychology of the Body  Craig S. Titus, Ph.D.

Psychology of the Body (2007-2008)

 A Psychology of the Body: A First Approximation   Paul C. Vitz, Ph.D.
Morality, Virtue, and Flourishing: Catholic Approaches and Psychology (2006-2007)  “Failure” and Flourishing in Sacramental Marriages: An Exploration of the Relationship between the Psychology and the Theology of Marriage  Fr. Michael Ryan, L.C., Ph.D.

Morality, Virtue, and Flourishing: Catholic Approaches and Psychology (2006-2007)

 The History of “Flourishing” in Psychology and Catholicism  Robert Kugelmann, Ph.D.

Morality, Virtue, and Flourishing: Catholic Approaches and Psychology (2006-2007)

 Formation of Moral Character and Virtue: The Wisdom of Prevention  Thomas Lickona, Ph.D.

Morality, Virtue, and Flourishing: Catholic Approaches and Psychology (2006-2007)

 Beauty and Flourishing Implications for Psychotherapy   Margaret Laracy, Psy.D.

Morality, Virtue, and Flourishing: Catholic Approaches and Psychology (2006-2007)

 Human Flourishing in Consecrated Celibacy  Sr. Prudence Allen, R.S.M., Ph.D.

Morality, Virtue, and Flourishing: Catholic Approaches and Psychology (2006-2007)

 From Non-directive Therapy to Normative Morality: The New Virtue Treatment (From Moral Relativism to Normative Morality: Psychology and Psychotherapy from 1960-Now)  Paul C. Vitz, Ph.D.

Hope: A Bridge Beyond (2005-2006)

 Hope in Groups: Insights from Group Psychotherapy and Aging   Philip Scrofani, Ph.D.

Hope: A Bridge Beyond (2005-2006)

 The Role of Hope in the Health of the Body and Soul   Aaron Kheriaty, M.D.

Hope: A Bridge Beyond (2005-2006)

Looking for Happiness: Hope in the Christian Life   Gabriel O’Donnell, O.P., S.Th.D.

Hope: A Bridge Beyond (2005-2006)

 The Secret to Happiness: Hope and Free Enterprise   Arthur Brooks, Ph.D.

Hope: A Bridge Beyond (2005-2006)

Hope and the Happy Ending  Fr. John Bartunek, L.C., S.Th.D.

Hope: A Bridge Beyond (2005-2006)

 The Phenomena of Hope: Philosophical Reflections on Developmental Psychology and Catholic Social Teaching  Graham McAleer, Ph.D.

 Pleasure and Pain: The Meaning of Our Emotions (2004-2005)

 Worm of Remorse, Balm of Atonement  J. Budziszewski, Ph.D.

 Pleasure and Pain: The Meaning of Our Emotions (2004-2005)

The Truth of Gender  Miriam Grossman, M.D.

 Pleasure and Pain: The Meaning of Our Emotions (2004-2005)

 Pleasure and Pain: Understanding Pornography Addiction  Peter Kleponis

 Pleasure and Pain: The Meaning of Our Emotions (2004-2005)

Spiritual Sorrow and Joy: The Dark Night of the Soul  Michael Novak

Mercy: Breaking the Chains of Indifference, Hatred, and Revenge (2003-2004)

The Least of These: Marriage is a Matter of Social Justice  W. Bradford Wilcox, Ph.D.

Mercy: Breaking the Chains of Indifference, Hatred, and Revenge (2003-2004)

 Forgiving Yourself and Others and Mental (and Physical) Health  Everett Worthington, Ph.D.

Mercy: Breaking the Chains of Indifference, Hatred, and Revenge (2003-2004)

 The CEO as Creator of Culture: Forgiveness in the Corporate Setting Andreas Widmer