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Global Affairs

Kellogg Partners with Alumni, NYU to Host Virtual Panel on US-Asia Relations

In a turbulent election year, it’s a topic that has received far less attention than the coronavirus, race relations, or the makeup of the Supreme Court: How will the winner of...

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Law and Politics

Tona Boyd on the Justice in Policing Act

Featuring Erin Corcoran, Kroc Institute Executive Director, and Tona Boyd, a 2003 Notre Dame graduate and peace studies alum who is now working as chief counsel to Senator Cory...

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Health and Society

How Americans Understand Abortion with Dr. Tricia Bruce, Part 1

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today welcomes Dr. Tricia Bruce to discuss her report, “How Americans Understand Abortion” and to offer some observations and insights on...

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Law and Politics

On Reporting and Politics

For this, our season 3 finale, we’re turning the virtual interview chair around on Notre Dame alum Robert Costa, national political reporter for The Washington Post and the...

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Religion and Philosophy

Lecture 4: Forming Beliefs In a Social World

In this lecture, Paul looks at how we should think about the fact that many more people disagree with us than we could ever engage in argument. Should such diversity of opinion...

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Religion and Philosophy

Applying the Concepts: How to Avoid an Echo Chamber

In this video, Paul draws on recent work by philosopher Thi Nguyen to explain how seeking out views from those we disagree with can help ensure that we do not get stuck in a...

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Religion and Philosophy

Activity: The Disagreement Test

When we find out that our beliefs are subject to strong disagreement, our initial reaction might be to lose confidence in those beliefs or it might be to dig in and defend them....

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Religion and Philosophy

Lecture 3: When Can You Believe “Beyond the Evidence”

Sometimes, it seems like we have to commit one way or another in our beliefs, even if we do not have perfect certainty. In this lecture, Paul asks about what makes such “leaps...

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Religion and Philosophy

Applying the Concepts: Faith or Fraud?

In this video, we consider the story of Billy McFarland, a young entrepreneur whose self-confidence resulted in one of the most infamous marketing and business failures in recent...

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Religion and Philosophy

Activity: Betting on the Truth

In this activity, we compare believing with betting and ask when it is okay to bet on a particular claim coming true. The decision is illustrated by this important big questions:...

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Law and Politics

Women’s Suffrage and Political Barbies

In the first episode, we drop in on political science professor Christina Wolbrecht. She’s co-authored a book titled, “A Century of Votes for Women,” which looks at how...

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Religion and Philosophy

Having Better Arguments

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