Ethics and Culture Cast
About the Show
Lively conversations with professors, fellows, scholars, and friends of the University of Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture. The Center is committed to sharing the richness of the Catholic moral and intellectual tradition through teaching, research, and dialogue, at the highest level and across a range of disciplines. For more information visit http://ethicscenter.nd.edu
Episode 8: Nicole Stelle Garnett
January 18th, 2018
22 mins 24 secs
education, law, vocation
A chat with Notre Dame Law School professor Nicole Stelle Garnett, a member of the Center's Faculty Advisory Committee, Senior Policy Advisor at the Alliance for Catholic Education, and Fellow of the Institute for Educational Initiatives.
Episode 7: Ross Douthat
December 14th, 2017 | 25 mins 52 secs
This episode features New York Times columnist Ross Douthat. We talk about the vocation of the Catholic journalist, the influence of G. K. Chesterton on his own conversion, and the contemporary discussion surrounding "The Benedict Option" and "Disarming Beauty" as Christian approaches to the world.
Episode 6: John O'Callaghan
November 30th, 2017
27 mins 51 secs
aquinas, philosophy, teaching
We chat with philosopher John O'Callaghan, director of the Jacques Maritain Center and Senior Advisor at the CEC.
Episode 5: CEC Fellow Aly Cox
November 16th, 2017
14 mins 55 secs
internship, law, pro-life, prolife, public policy, right to life, sorin fellow
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.
Episode 4: Founding Director David Solomon
November 9th, 2017
22 mins 47 secs
ethics, fall conference, medical ethics, notre dame, philosophy
This episode features CEC founding director, professor emeritus David Solomon. We chat about what brought him to Notre Dame, his work with thousands of undergraduates and graduate students, and the foundation of the Center's annual Fall Conference.
Episode 3: Professor Brad Gregory
October 26th, 2017
28 mins 48 secs
catholic, church, history, lutheranism, martin luther, reformation
We chat with Brad Gregory, professor of history, director of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study, member of the Center's Faculty Advisory Committee, and author of "Rebel in the Ranks: Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the Conflicts That Continue to Shape Our World" (2017, HarperCollins).
Episode 2: Professor Sean Kelsey
October 12th, 2017
23 mins 22 secs
aristotle, catholic, kelsey, notre dame, philosophy, writing
A conversation with Sean Kelsey, associate professor of philosophy and the chair of the CEC's Faculty Advisory Committee. We discuss his book on Aristotle's "De Anima", the writing process itself, the Center's work with students, and how the Center helps support the Catholic character of Notre Dame.