29 episodes

Talking Thomism brings you a mix of philosophical lectures and stimulating discussions and interviews from the Center for Thomistic Studies at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX.

The Center is the only graduate program in the United States uniquely dedicated to the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas. Information about the Center can be at stthom.edu/CTS. For the news and updates about events, like us on Facebook: facebook.com/thomisticstudies.

Talking Thomism Center for Thomistic Studies

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Talking Thomism brings you a mix of philosophical lectures and stimulating discussions and interviews from the Center for Thomistic Studies at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX.

The Center is the only graduate program in the United States uniquely dedicated to the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas. Information about the Center can be at stthom.edu/CTS. For the news and updates about events, like us on Facebook: facebook.com/thomisticstudies.

    Therese Cory | Knowing as Being in Thomas Aquinas

    Therese Cory | Knowing as Being in Thomas Aquinas

    This lecture was given on January 28, 2022 at the Center for Thomistic Studies, at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas.

    About the Speaker:
    Dr. Therese Cory is Associate Professor of Thomistic Studies at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, ID.

    About the Center for Thomistic Studies:
    The Center for Thomistic Studies, located at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX, is the only graduate program in the United States uniquely dedicated to the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas.

    Find out more about the Center at our website: stthom.edu/CTS.
    For news and updates about future events, like our Facebook page: facebook.com/thomisticstudies
    Producer: Jake Whalen
Announcer: Jake Whalen
    Intro and outro music: Clare Jensen, "Cello Suite No. 1: Prelude" by J.S. Bach.

    • 44 min
    Dr. Osborne | John Gerson's Claim That Sins Are Mortal or Venial By God's Will

    Dr. Osborne | John Gerson's Claim That Sins Are Mortal or Venial By God's Will

    This lecture was given on February 25, 2022, at the Center for Thomistic Studies, at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas.
    About the Speaker:
    Dr. Thomas Osborne is Full Professor of Philosophy at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX.
    About the Center for Thomistic Studies:
    The Center for Thomistic Studies, located at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX, is the only graduate program in the United States uniquely dedicated to the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas.
    Find out more about the Center at our website: stthom.edu/CTS.
    For news and updates about future events, like our Facebook page: facebook.com/thomisticstudies
    Producer: Jake Whalen
Announcer: Jake Whalen
    Intro and outro music: Clare Jensen, "Cello Suite No. 1: Prelude" by J.S. Bach.

    • 46 min
    Fr. Grzegorz Holub | Philosophical Anthropology & Ethics in the Thought of Karol Wojtyla

    Fr. Grzegorz Holub | Philosophical Anthropology & Ethics in the Thought of Karol Wojtyla

    This lecture was given on November 12th, 2021 at the Center for Thomistic Studies, at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas.

    About the Speaker:
    Fr. Grzegorz Holub is associate professor of philosophy at the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow. He speaks here on the Philosophical Anthropology & Ethics in the Thought of Karol Wojtyla.

    About the Center for Thomistic Studies:
    The Center for Thomistic Studies, located at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX, is the only graduate program in the United States uniquely dedicated to the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas.
    Find out more about the Center at our website: stthom.edu/CTS.
    For news and updates about future events, like our Facebook page: facebook.com/thomisticstudies

    Producer: Jake Whalen

    Announcer: Jake Whalen
    Intro and outro music: Clare Jensen, "Cello Suite No. 1: Prelude" by J.S. Bach.

    • 36 min
    Fr. Robert Gahl | Should Thomists Use The Word 'Gender'?

    Fr. Robert Gahl | Should Thomists Use The Word 'Gender'?

    This lecture was given on December 3rd, 2021 at the Center for Thomistic Studies, at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas.
    About the Speaker | Fr. Robert Gahl is an Associate Professor of Ethics at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross (Santa Croce). He is also the Vice Director of the Markets, Culture, and Ethics (MCE) Research Centre, founding Vice Chair of the Program of Church Management, and a Research Affiliate at Harvard’s Human Flourishing Program. He completed his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. After completing his Licentiate in philosophy at the University of Navarre (Pamplona, Spain, 1989) and his doctorate in Rome at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross (1991), he did postdoctoral research at the University of Notre Dame (1993). He was ordained to the diaconate by Blessed Alvaro del Portillo and to the priesthood by St. John Paul II (1992). He speaks here on whether or not Thomists ought to use the word, “gender.”
    About the Center for Thomistic Studies | The Center for Thomistic Studies, located at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX, is the only graduate program in the United States uniquely dedicated to the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas. Find out more about the Center at our website: stthom.edu/CTS. For news and updates about future events, like our Facebook page: facebook.com/thomisticstudies
    Producer: Jake Whalen
    
Announcer: Jake Whalen
    Intro and outro music: Clare Jensen, "Cello Suite No. 1: Prelude" by J.S. Bach.
    Speaker bio adapted from the leadership page of the Global Institute of Church Management website, www.gicm.org/leadership

    • 55 min
    Dr. Robert Pasnau: Choosing Between Faith And Heresy

    Dr. Robert Pasnau: Choosing Between Faith And Heresy

    Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado at Boulder Dr. Robert Pasnau joins us for an episode on the assent of faith. Dr. Pasnau looks at the thought of medieval thinkers on the causes of and reasons for the assent of faith and the criteria used on heretics.

    About the Center for Thomistic Studies:

    The Center for Thomistic Studies, located at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX, is the only graduate program in the United States uniquely dedicated to the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas.

    Find out more about the Center at our website: stthom.edu/CTS.
    For news and updates about future events, like our Facebook page: facebook.com/thomisticstudies

    Announcer: Joseph Stack
    Intro music: Clare Jensen, "Cello Suite No. 1: Prelude" by J.S. Bach.

    • 48 min
    Dr. Christopher Wolfe: Unalienable Rights And Some Libertarians

    Dr. Christopher Wolfe: Unalienable Rights And Some Libertarians

    Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of St. Thomas Dr. Christopher Wolfe joins us this week for an episode on unalienable rights. Dr. Wolfe looks at the thought behind unalienable rights and how they are understood by certain libertarian thinkers.

    About the Center for Thomistic Studies:

    The Center for Thomistic Studies, located at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX, is the only graduate program in the United States uniquely dedicated to the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas.

    Find out more about the Center at our website: stthom.edu/CTS.
    For news and updates about future events, like our Facebook page: facebook.com/thomisticstudies

    Announcer: Joseph Stack
    Intro music: Clare Jensen, "Cello Suite No. 1: Prelude" by J.S. Bach.

    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

professoressafrey ,

Philosop-her

Great talks.

Theo-Philo SWO ,

Great resource for philosophy

Talking Thomism provides outstanding philosophy presentations addressing a wide range of philosophical issues, thinkers, and areas of study. This podcast is a wonderful resource for anyone who wants to enter the great discussion of philosophy spanning thousands of years. Highly recommended!

Celerant ,

Excellent Philosophy Talks!

Great to have another source for scholarly philosophy talks in addition to the Thomistic Institute podcast. Looking forward to more stuff.

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