Ethics and Culture Cast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

78 episodes of Ethics and Culture Cast since the first episode, which aired on September 28th, 2017.

  • Episode 18: Fr. William R. Dailey, C.S.C.

    May 3rd, 2018  |  24 mins 51 secs
    catholic, education, ireland, irish, law, newman, reason

    Fr. Bill Dailey, C.S.C. is the Center's Thomas More Fellow and Director of the Notre Dame-Newman Centre for Faith and Reason in Dublin, Ireland.

  • Episode 17: Katherine Smith

    April 16th, 2018  |  12 mins 21 secs
    catholic, pro-life, rome, student, studies

    We chat with Katherine Smith, an undergraduate Sorin Fellow studying in Rome and interning at the Pontifical Academy for Life.

  • Episode 16: Richard Doerflinger

    April 12th, 2018  |  23 mins 3 secs

    Richard M. Doerflinger is a Vita Institue Fellow at the Center and the retired associate director of the USCCB's Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities.

  • Episode 15: D. C. Schindler

    April 5th, 2018  |  29 mins 21 secs
    family, liberty, locke, marriage, metaphysics

    David Schindler is the author of "Freedom From Reality: The Diabolical Character of Modern Liberty" and professor of metaphysics and anthropology at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family at the Catholic University of America.

  • Episode 14: Mary Eberstadt

    March 22nd, 2018  |  26 mins 32 secs
    abortion, catholic, contraception, happiness, humanae vitae, lonleliness, paul vi, pope, sociology

    Mary Eberstadt of the Faith and Reason Institute chats with us about "The Prophetic Power of Humanae Vitae."

  • Episode 13: Mary O'Callaghan

    March 15th, 2018  |  24 mins 45 secs
    advocacy, advocate, development, disability, down syndrome, fellow, psychology

    Mary O'Callaghan is a Vita Institute Fellow at the CEC and an advocate for persons with disabilities.

  • Episode 12: Gilbert Meilaender

    March 8th, 2018  |  23 mins 13 secs
    adoption, book, christianity, ethics, living will, theology

    A chat with Gilbert Meilaender, author of "Not By Nature But By Grace: Forming Families Through Adoption."

  • Episode 11: Patrick J. Deneen

    February 22nd, 2018  |  25 mins 23 secs
    catholic, conservative, history, liberal, philosophy, politics

    Patrick J. Deneen is a professor of political science at Notre Dame, the acting director (Spring 2018) of the Center for Ethics and Culture, and author of "Why Liberalism Failed" (Yale University Press, 2018).

  • Episode 10: George Weigel

    February 8th, 2018  |  19 mins 54 secs
    author, catholic, john paul, pope, rome

    George Weigel is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. We chat about his new book, "Lessons In Hope: My Unexpected Life with St. John Paul II," as well as other books he's written over the years.

  • Episode 9: Randall B. Smith

    January 25th, 2018  |  24 mins 23 secs
    aquinas, faith, preaching, sermons, theology

    Randall Smith is a former Myser Visiting Research Fellow at the Center and the author of "Reading the Sermons of Thomas Aquinas: A Beginner's Guide."

  • Episode 8: Nicole Stelle Garnett

    January 18th, 2018  |  22 mins 24 secs
    education, law, vocation

    Notre Dame Law School professor Nicole Stelle Garnett is a member of the Center's Faculty Advisory Committee, a Senior Policy Advisor at the Alliance for Catholic Education, and a Fellow of the Institute for Educational Initiatives.

  • Episode 7: Ross Douthat

    December 14th, 2017  |  25 mins 52 secs
    catholic, columnist, journalism, newspaper, nyt, opinion, vocation

    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.