Category Archives: Podcast

Teaching Morality to Children Part 2

“Moral Virtues and Examples” from Teaching Morality to Children  by Bobby Kinkela. Released: 2017. Track 2.  Second Lecture audio.  Examples of morality.  The moral act, the moral personal intention, and the circumstances that affect the culpability of the moral act.  1 hour 8 minutes.

Teaching Morality to Children Audio 1

The classes on Teaching Morality to Children from January 14, 2017.  Taught by Bobby Kinkela.  Class 1.  First principles of morality and the difference between teaching to teens and adults.  58 minutes

The Idea of a University: Ep 16

Ep. 16: Rhetoric, pt 2.  (25 min) MP3 Dr. Ron Muller and Mast. Bobby Kinkela continue to discuss the art of rhetoric .  The main purpose of rhetoric is to explain the good of one’s own position, and so rhetoric is a good tool in itself, but it can be used in sinful ways.  We get into responsible rhetoric, especially in advertising.  How it can be done ethically?  How can we guard ourselves against the rhetoric from TV programs and internet advertising?  Rhetoric used to be the title of high school and college courses and that this is no longer the case.  So how can we educate ourselves about rhetoric?  This is a part 2 of 2 podcast on Rhetoric.

The Idea of a University: Ep 15

Ep. 15: Rhetoric, pt 1.  (25 min) MP3 Dr. Ron Muller and Mast. Bobby Kinkela discuss the art of rhetoric and how it developed from ancient oration from Aristotle onto the present day.  The main purpose of rhetoric is to explain the good of one’s own position, and so rhetoric is a good tool in itself, but it can be used in sinful ways.  The discussion goes in depth into different rhetorical devices.  Then we start to get into responsible rhetoric.  This is a part 1 of 2 podcast on Rhetoric.

 

The Idea of a University: Ep 14

Ep. 14: Kant & Relativism, pt 2.  (25 min) MP3 Kant’s relativism continues looking into the topics of how to interpret different cultures, universal maxim as a guide to the laws of morality (that in every similar situation, people should do the same thing… which gets into rationalization of moral law), and categorical imperative,  We also get into Kant’s understanding of human dignity and how this compares to the Catholic Christian understanding of human dignity based upon St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body.  This is part 2 about Kant and Relativism.