Ethics-Talk: The Greatest Good of Man is Daily to Converse About Virtue

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Socrates said that talking about virtue and the good life is one of the most important things a human being can do. That's where "Ethics-Talk" fits in. Born in 2009 in the Department of Philosophy Religion at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan), on May 18, 2020, Ethics-Talk was re-branded and re-launched under the auspices of the Cora di Brazzà Foundation as "Virtues of Peace." To learn more, visit us at and

Episode Date
The Will to Memory: The Enduring Legacy of the Suffragette Spirit (May 18, 2024)
May 19, 2024
A Legacy of Learning: Nurse Catherine Pine's Bequest of Her Suffragette Treasures (April 21, 2024)
Apr 21, 2024
Part 4: An Introduction to Bertha von Suttner's "Lay Down Your Arms !" (Die Waffen Nieder!")(Part 4/Chapters 7-8)
Jun 02, 2022
Part 3: An Introduction to Bertha von Suttner's "Lay Down Your Arms !" (Die Waffen Nieder!")(Part 3/Chapter 6)
May 19, 2022
Part 2: An Introduction to Bertha von Suttner's "Lay Down Your Arms !" (Die Waffen Nieder!"): (Part 2/Chapters 4-5)
Oct 07, 2021
An Introduction to Bertha von Suttner's "Lay Down Your Arms !" (Die Waffen Nieder!")
Sep 16, 2021
From Breaking the Silence to Being Heard: Military Sexual Slavery and Peace Through Law
Aug 12, 2021
The Duty to Remember: (Part 2) Evelyn Grubb's Appeal the United Nations on behalf of the Families of POW/MIA
Jun 15, 2021
The Duty to Remember: Evelyn Grubb's Appeal the United Nations on behalf of the Families of POW/MIA
Jun 08, 2021
The Responsibility for our Responses: Olive Schreiner and Howard Thurman on The Moral Psychology of the Non-Violent Way of Life
May 25, 2021
Olive Schreiner and Howard Thurman: A Genuine Encounter
May 18, 2021
Forward Into Light: Excavating the Connection between the Women's Suffrage and the Peace through Law Movement
Apr 19, 2021
Forward of Darkness (Part 2): The Journey of Lucretia Mott, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton from The Crypt to the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol (April 12, 2021)
Apr 12, 2021
Forward Out of Darkness: How Caroline Sparks initiated a journey of Adelaide Johnson's Suffragist Statue from the darkness of the Crypt and into the light of the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol
Mar 29, 2021
Forward Into Memory: The Cosmopolitan Philosophy of Ham Sok Hon, The "Korean Gandhi"
Mar 11, 2021
Forward Into Memory: Korea's March 1st Movement and The Red Thread of Peace History
Mar 01, 2021
Forward Into Light (Part 2): Sandra Weber discusses Adelaide Johnson's Portrait Monument to Lucretia Mott, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton on the 100th anniversary of its unveiling
Feb 15, 2021
Forward Into Light: A Conversation with Sandra Weber on researching Adelaide Johnson's Portrait Monument to Lucretia Mott, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Feb 11, 2021
The Nobel Peace Prize: A Conversation with Frederik Heffermehl
Jan 28, 2021
A New Day Begins: A Discussion on the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons on the eve of its entry into force
Jan 21, 2021
Youth Engagement and the Nuclear Issue: A Conversation with Vanda Prošková
Jan 14, 2021
The Moral Energy of Prague: Vanda Proskova and the Inspiration of Bertha von Suttner
Jan 07, 2021
The Blossoming Seed: The Pacific Settlement of Disputes and the 1899 Hague Peace Conference
Dec 31, 2020
The Duty to Remember and The Right to Truth: Evelyn Grubb POW/MIA UN Human Rights Petition
Dec 10, 2020
The Duty to Remember: Identifying POW/MIA from the Korean War (Part 2 of an interview with Dr. Jennie Jin of the DPAA)
Nov 19, 2020
The Duty to Remember: Identifying POW/MIA from the Korean War - An Interview with Dr. Jennie Jin of the DPAA
Nov 12, 2020
The Need of Popular Understanding of International Law: An(other) Introduction to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
Nov 05, 2020
Think We Must: An Introduction to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
Oct 29, 2020
The Duty to Remember and The Right to Know: How Newk and Evelyn Grubb built a Community of Memory
Oct 15, 2020
The Duty to Remember: Journeys of Reconciliation and The Fruits of Peace
Oct 08, 2020
The Duty to Remember: Considering Prisoners of War and The Missing in Action (POW/MIA) as a Case Study in the Ethics of Memory
Sep 24, 2020
Justice, Impartiality and Peace: From Andrew Carnegie to John Lewis
Sep 10, 2020
From the Golden Rule to The Freedom Rides: Reflecting on Peace and Justice
Sep 03, 2020
Organizing for Memory, Visualizing Peace, Reflecting on Justice
Aug 27, 2020
Re-Organize the World !: Peace Through Law in the Nuclear Age
Aug 13, 2020
A Revolution of Thought: Organizing the World for Peace in the Nuclear Age
Aug 06, 2020
Exiting the Forest: Philosophical Reflections on the Korean War on the 67th Anniversary of its Armistice
Jul 27, 2020
Dreaming of Peace in Korea: A Conversation with Christine Ahn, founder of Women Cross DMZ
Jul 23, 2020
Leaflet Bombs and Flying Loudspeakers: The Barbarization of the Sky and Psychological Warfare During the Korean War
Jul 16, 2020
Don’t call them ‘villages’, they are ‘military targets’: The Korean War as a Case Study on Ignorance, Forgetfulness and the Politics of Truth (Master Class #3 with Charles Hanley)
Jul 09, 2020
The Barbarization of The Sky and the Bombing of North Korea during the Korean War: Master Class #2 with Charles Hanley
Jul 02, 2020
The Korean War & The Barbarization of the Sky : A Master Class with Charles Hanley
Jun 25, 2020
Entering the Forest of the Forgotten War: The Barbarization of the Sky
Jun 19, 2020
An Appeal to the World: National Injustices, International Dimensions
Jun 10, 2020
Plot, Plan, Strategize, Organize and Mobilize! The Solidarity of Human Interests and International Organization
Jun 04, 2020
Organize the World!: An Idea Central to the Peace through Law Movement
May 29, 2020
Organizing for Memory, Organizing for Peace: A Commemoration of Peace Day
May 18, 2020
The Disease of Self-Humiliation and the Therapy of Self-Knowledge
May 15, 2020
What We Owe to Ourselves: Duties to Ourselves and What it Means to Violate Them
May 08, 2020
The (feeling of) Respect: Kant and Schopenhauer on Moral Motivation
Mar 26, 2020
Oct 16, 2012
Marcus Aurelius: Reason and Human Fellowship
Oct 09, 2012
KONY 2012: Inside The Campaign
Mar 27, 2012
An Introduction to Atrocity Law: The Armenian Tragedy 101
Mar 20, 2012
The Historic Student Conference on The Lubanga Trial
Mar 13, 2012
The Birthright to Self-Sovereignty and The Solitude of Self
Feb 22, 2012
Reason, Conscience & Development of the Human Personality
Feb 14, 2012
The Human Right to Education & Development
Feb 08, 2012
An Introduction to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Feb 01, 2012
The Material of Happiness
Nov 16, 2011
Reason's True Vocation: Kant's Inner Resources for Morality
Nov 09, 2011
The End of Moral Relativism? The Nuremberg Trials & Morality
Nov 01, 2011
An Introduction to The Nuremberg Trials
Oct 25, 2011
Reasons For Abstinence: Tolstoy's "On Why Men Stupefy Themselves" (Part 2)
Oct 18, 2011
Tolstoy's "On Why People Stupefy Themselves"
Oct 12, 2011
Violence, Humanitarian Efforts, and International Tools
Oct 05, 2011
Hannah Arendt: The Relationship Between Violence and Power
Sep 27, 2011
Andrew Carnegie: The Gospel of Wealth & Peace
Sep 21, 2011
The Intellectual Criminal Court: Our Awakening
Jun 13, 2011
Travaux Preparatories: Preparing for an Intense Focus on the International Criminal Court
May 24, 2011
Slaves to Passion: The Sequel
May 10, 2011
Slaves to Passion
Apr 26, 2011
Slavery & The Soul in The Ancient World
Apr 19, 2011
The Ethics of Eating: Part 2
Apr 03, 2011
The Ethics of Eating
Mar 27, 2011
The NCAA: A Monolithic Cartel of Private Justice?
Mar 20, 2011
Universities Allied for Essential Medicines: Global Health as a Responsibility of Universities
Mar 15, 2011
The International Criminal Court and The Situation in Libya
Mar 10, 2011
Alcohol & Drug Use: The Neuroscientific Perspective
Feb 28, 2011
The Art of Partying
Feb 20, 2011
Trust Thyself: Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Self-Reliance"
Feb 16, 2011
Emerson's: The American Scholar: Part 2
Feb 09, 2011
Ralph Waldo Emerson's: The American Scholar
Feb 01, 2011
Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Jan 26, 2011
The Role of the State in Perfecting Human Nature
Jan 19, 2011
Human Nature & Political Theory
Jan 12, 2011
Postmodernism & The Critique of the Enlightenment
Jan 05, 2011
All About the LSAT (Law School Admissions Test)
Dec 22, 2010
Financial Literacy 101: Wisdom from an "Are You Credit Wise?" Student Intern
Dec 15, 2010
The Middle Class and The Health of our Constitutional Democracy
Dec 08, 2010
Stories from the National Day of Listening
Dec 01, 2010
The Darfur Stoves Project: Why a stove plays a powerful role in protecting the women affected by the Darfur Tragedy.
Nov 24, 2010
Norm Entrepreneurs: The Journey of the Creative Minds Behind Skylight Pictures
Nov 14, 2010
Invisible Children: The Movement to End the use of Child Soldiers in Uganda
Nov 04, 2010
In Honor and Respect: Returning the Remains of Native Americans to their Ancestors
Oct 31, 2010
Ethics & Alcohol
Oct 24, 2010
A History of The Soul
Oct 19, 2010
The Ethics of Sports
Oct 10, 2010
Neuroscience & Morality: Part II
Oct 05, 2010
Freedom & Responsibility: The Neuroscientific Perspective
Sep 28, 2010
Darfur, The United Nations and The International Criminal Court
Sep 22, 2010
Darfur & Genocide: An Introduction
Sep 14, 2010
Justice: Ancient and Modern Perspectives
Aug 31, 2010
The Value of Thought Experiments in Ethical Inquiry
Aug 24, 2010
Philosophy and Justice: Eastern and Western Perspectives
Aug 17, 2010
Philosophy and Contemplation: Perils & Promises (Part 2)
Aug 10, 2010
The Perils and Promises of Philosophy and Contemplation
Aug 03, 2010
Coping with the Information Overload: Strategies for Reading and Writing in the Digital Era
Jul 27, 2010
Peace, Justice & Pragmatism
Jul 20, 2010
Moral Relativism and Human Rights
Jul 13, 2010
Solitude: An In-Depth Exploration
Jul 06, 2010
Solitude: Its Virtues & Vices
Jun 29, 2010
Drug Use & Liberty
Jun 22, 2010
Part 2: Perspectives on Human Sexuality
Jun 16, 2010
Perspectives on Human Sexuality
Jun 08, 2010
The Ethics of Advertising: Advertsing, Marketing & Identity
Jun 01, 2010
The Virtue of Chastity: A Discussion with Princeton's Anscombe Society
May 25, 2010
Culture, Ideology & Identity: Part 2
May 18, 2010
Culture & Ideology: Love and Other Needs
May 11, 2010
The Will to Believe: William James on Will, Reason and Religious Belief
May 05, 2010
Realizing a Social Entrepreneurial Vision for Revitalizing Main Street
Apr 25, 2010
The Pragmatic Perspective: Part II
Apr 20, 2010
Columbine: A Discussion with Award Winning Author Dave Cullen
Apr 11, 2010
Belief & Truth: The Pragmatic Perspective
Apr 06, 2010
Casey Smith: Inspiration is Alive & Well in Michigan
Mar 30, 2010
Michael Strong: How Entrepreneurs & Conscious Capitalism Can Solve All of the World's Problems
Mar 21, 2010
Kirsten Lodal: Living a Life of Purpose and Meaning
Mar 14, 2010
Disagreement, Belief & Truth
Feb 28, 2010
Authenticity, Individuality & Groupthink: How Faith & Reason Affect Authenticity
Feb 24, 2010
The Justification of Religious Beliefs
Feb 17, 2010
Academic Disengagement: Causes, Symptoms & Solutions
Feb 08, 2010
A Philosophical Discussion on Free Will (Part 2)
Feb 03, 2010
The Free Will Debate
Jan 27, 2010
An Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Wigand: Part II
Jan 20, 2010
Habit & The Values Driven Life
Jan 17, 2010
From Knowledge to Action: An Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Wigand
Jan 13, 2010
The Cultivation of Insight: Part 2
Jan 06, 2010
The Cultivation of Insight: Ancient Wisdom about Flourishing & The Good
Dec 30, 2009
The Power of Forgiveness
Dec 23, 2009
The Means & End of Education
Dec 16, 2009
Virtue and The Soul's Embodiment
Dec 09, 2009
The Splendor of Suffering
Dec 02, 2009
An Introduction to Self-Determination Theory
Nov 24, 2009
The Value of Philosophical Discussion
Nov 18, 2009
Dr. Ginger Campbell: The Brain Behind the Brain Science Podcast
Nov 11, 2009
Laughter: An Interactive Exploration Into Its Therapeutic Effects
Nov 04, 2009
Conceptions of Beauty
Oct 27, 2009
Grade Distribution Transparency: Virtue or Vice ?
Oct 20, 2009
The Necessity of Compromise
Oct 13, 2009
Creativity & Educating for Personal & Social Responsibility
Oct 06, 2009
Learning Styles & The Theory of Multiple Intelligences
Sep 29, 2009
Walter Ong: Ramus, Method and the Decay of Dialogue
Sep 22, 2009
Virtue, Study and Academic Integrity
Sep 15, 2009
The Technologizing of the Word: The Philosophy of Walter Ong, S.J.
Sep 08, 2009
The Splendor of Solitude
Sep 01, 2009
Digital Virtue: Best Practices in Using The Internet & Social Media
Aug 26, 2009
Anya Kamenetz: Hacking Education (Higher Education in the Digital Age)
Aug 19, 2009
Mission Accomplished: Completing the Bar Exam Marathon
Aug 12, 2009
Michigan’s Defining Moment: Organizing Community for a Common Ground
Aug 05, 2009
Women in Politics: A Discussion on the White House Project
Jul 29, 2009
Love and Relationships in College
Jul 22, 2009
Studying For the Bar Exam: Barbri and Beyond
Jul 15, 2009
The Path to Becoming an Attorney: Studying for the Bar Exam
Jul 08, 2009
Free School, Free Culture
Jul 01, 2009
Meaning and Compassion in Death and Dying: Remarks from a Hospice Director
Jun 24, 2009
A Philosophical Discussion about Viktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning
Jun 17, 2009
Philosophy & The Humanities in the Digital Age
Jun 10, 2009
The Practical Value of Philosophy and The Humanities
Jun 03, 2009
A Philosophical Discussion about Life Coaching
May 27, 2009
Intrinsic Motivation and Higher Education
May 20, 2009
Steering Past the Quarterlife Crisis
May 13, 2009
Philosophical Dimensions of Luck, Chance, Responsibility, Happiness & Human Flourishing
May 06, 2009
The Developmental Preconditions of Human Flourishing and Happiness: Part 2
Apr 29, 2009
Self-Concordance, Autonomy & Human Flourishing: Aristotle Modernized
Apr 22, 2009
Education & Motivation: Part Two
Apr 08, 2009
Lindsay Hyde - Social Entrepreneur, Founder of Strong Women, Strong Girls
Apr 02, 2009
Michigan Election Law & Student Voting
Mar 25, 2009
Happiness & Human Flourishing: A Buddhist Perspective
Mar 18, 2009
Private Speech & Executive Function
Mar 04, 2009
Educating Motivation
Feb 26, 2009
Depression and Anxiety
Feb 19, 2009
First Year Law Experience
Feb 12, 2009
Procrastination & Academic Integrity
Feb 03, 2009
Education, Self-Esteem and Academic Integrity
Jan 23, 2009