EVENTS

Fifth Annual Aquinas Leadership International World Congress Videos

"Artificial Intelligence and the Futures of Philosophy,

Global Leadership, and World Peace"

20 to 22 July 2018

Immaculate Conception Seminary

Huntington, Long Island, NY, USA 

GO TO THESE LINKS TO SEE SOME YouTube VIDEOS OF OUR 2018 AND PRIOR WORLD CONGRESS SESSIONS:

VIDEOS FROM 2018 WORLD CONGRESS

● Introduction and Plenary Session Panel 1
Speakers: 
- Paul Richard Blum (Loyola University Maryland), "Isaac Isamov on the Paradox of the Human Condition: Robots are Slaves"
- Douglas Viviani, Esq. (Host: Everything Old is New Again" Radio Show), "Artificial Intelligence in Our Entertainment Pop Culture"
- Peter A. Redpath (Aquinas School of Leadership), "The Christian Philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas as a Midwife to the Birth of a New and Improved Global Civilization of Freedom"
● Plenary Session Panel 3
Speakers: 
- Robert A. Delfino (St. John's University, NY), "A Note on Abstraction and the Principle of Individuation"
- Denis Scrandis (St. John's University, NY): "Maritain's Existential Metaphysics"
- Richard Fafara (Adler-Aquinas Institute): "Philosophy and Civilization
● Zoom Plenary Session Panel 4
Speaker: 
- Valentina Pelliccia (Pontificia Universitas Lateranensis, Rome, Italy)
- Respondents: Eduardo Bernot and A. William McVey (Universidad Abat Oliba, Barcelona, Spain)
● Plenary Session Panel 5
Speakers:
- J. Joseph Jordan (Holy Apostles College and Seminary), "The Better Angels of Our Nature? - Walker Percy and C.s. Lewis on the Dangers of Techno-Gnosticism"
- Peter DeMarco (Priority Thinking), "AI's Impact on Leadership Communications"
● Plenary Session Panel 6
Speakers:
- Marvin Pelaez (Adler-Aquinas Institute), " A Boethian Renewal in the Wake of Artificial Intelligence and Its Impact on the Labor Economy)
- Robert Kohn (Fellow, Center for the Study of The Great Ideas; former Visiting Scholar, Columbia University Law School), "Safe Machine Intelligence Through Law"
● Session 7
Speaker: James Maroosis, Fordham University Graduate School of Business), "The Liberal Arts of Management: Reading for Results"
● Book Annoucements:
● Zoom Plenary Session 8
- Participants: Andrew McLuhan and Assembled Guests, "Remembering Eric McLuhan: Everlasting be His Memory"
VIDEOS FROM PRIOR WORLD CONGRESSES

● Fr. Pawel Tarasiewicz (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland) , “The Common Sense Personalism of St. John Paul II” (2014)

● Sr. Margaret Obrovac (Daughters of St. Paul), "Transformed by Christ, Master of Uncommon Sense" (2014)

http://www.getlinkyoutube.com/watch?v=vWWbQY-pTwM

● Fulvio Di Blasi (Thomas International/Novareté): “The Good Atheist and Natural Law Theory”; and Roberta Bayer (Patrick Henry College) “James Wilson: A Defense of the Aristotelian Tradition of Natural Law” (2015)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBDk2g68QoU

●Terry Berres (Center for the Study of The Great Ideas) talks about Moritmer J. Adler, Max Weismann, and The Center for the Study of The Great Ideas (2015)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4VOFJA4owc

● Gregory Sadler (Marist College/Reason IO): “Dynamics of Anger and the Difficult Good: Implications for Organizations and Leadership” (2015)

● Curtis L. Hancock (Rockurst University): “Truth in Religion: Exclusivism, Pluralism, or Inclusivism?”; Benjamin Block (Catholic University of America): “Confirmation and the Evidentialist Objection against Christianity”; Rev. William McVey (Adler-Aquinas Institute) “Aquinas and Alcoholics Anonymous: ‘I-am-spiritual-but-not-religious’” (2015)

● Lois Eveleth (Salve Regina University): “The Lure of Pantheism”; Sebastian Mahfood (Holy Apostles College and Seminary):“Mosquito Mating Habits and the New Atheism: An Investigation of How Dawkins’ ‘Memes’ are Shaping the Conversation”; and Robert Delfino (St. John’s University): “The Failure of New Atheism Morality” (2015)

● Richard Fafara (Adler-Aquinas Institute): “Is Philosophical Atheism Possible?”; Fr. Ronald Hurl (Catholic University of America): “God and Philosophy as a Way of Life for Etienne Gilson”; and Stacy Trasancos (Holy Apostles College and Seminary): “What did Stanley Jaki mean when he claimed Science was Born of Christianity?: How to Tell the Story and Why Telling it Matters” (2015)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09LBE2NRjIE

● Fr. Pawel Tarasiewicz (Adler-Aquinas Institute/ International Étienne Gilson Society):”State vs. God: On Atheistic Implications of European Statism”; and Fr. Tomasz Kopiczko (Elk Seminary-Warmia and Mazury University, Poland): “Analyzing the ineffectiveness of Catechesis in Poland” (2015)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuTS86iIF9Y

● Fr. Pawel Tarasiewicz (Adler-Aquinas Institute/International Étienne Gilson Soceity):“St. John Paul II: Apostle of the New Evangelization”; and Sr. Margaret Obrovac (Daughters of St. Paul): “Crossing The Threshold of Hope into the Media Culture” (2015)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6hpyN4yfKQ

GO TO THESE LINKS TO SEE SOME YouTube VIDEOS OF OUR 2016 WORLD CONGRESS SESSIONS:

● Terry Berres (Center for the Study of The Great Ideas) reflects on Mortimer J. Adler and Adler's work on "War and Peace" 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8jKdt2pFMM

● Roberta Bayer (Patrick Henry College), “Seeking a Reasonable Foundation for Peace”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Mo9Mk-DhKo

● Lois Eveleth (Salve Regina University): “Professional Responsibility and Conflicts of Interest”; and

● Fr. Tomasz Kopiczko (Elk Seminary-Warmia and Mazury University, Poland), The Apostolic Activity of a Leader in the Church”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUs9aqNek1w

● Mariana Barillas (Author/Freelance Reporter): “Some Critical Thoughts about the Scientific Pedagogy of Critical Thinking”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMd3tKR-ILo

● Peter A. Redpath (Aquinas School of Leadership), “Why Nothing Short of the Moral Psychology of Estimative Intelligence can Hope to Educate Present and Future Leaders to Promote Global Peace”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7n3oyHcTiGk

● Rev. William McVey (Adler-Aquinas Institute), “On the Nature of Estimative Intelligence and the Essential Role it Plays in Moral and Leadership Education”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOQ_84egn8s

● Heather Erb (The Great Books Academy/Angelicum Academy): “Aquinas’s Mystical Theology as the ‘Business of all Businesses’”©; and Robert Delfino (St. John’s University), "Theology for Nones: Helping People find God in a Secular Age"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0qJ-3hHGiU

● Fr. Pawel Tarasiwicz (Adler-Aquinas Institute): “Witness and Contemplation”; Rev. A. William McVey  (Adler-Aquinas Institute): “Why the Contemporary World Sorely needs Ragamuffin Scholastic Contemplatives”;  Patrick S.J. Carmack  (Adler-Aquinas Institute): “The Diminished State of Theological Education and Remedies Proposed.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXfi3hrXEOM

● Peter A. Redpath (Aquinas School of Leadership): “How the Organizational and Behavioristic Psychology of St. Thomas Aquinas can Help Educate Present and Future Leaders to become Grand Masters of Competition and Living in our Intensely-Competitive Digital Age”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIqmB0z70zY

GO TO THIS LINK TO DOWNLOAD THE ENTIRE CONFERENCE PROGRAM AND SELECTED MP3 FILES OF 2016 WORLD CONGRESS TALKS: https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=pl&u=http://www.gilsonsociety.pl/&prev=search

GO TO THESE LINKS TO SEE SOME YouTube VIDEOS OF OUR 2017 WORLD CONGRESS SESSIONS:

● ALI Welcome and Remembering Max Weismann:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riPIDnFRl5Q

● ALI Session 1: Philosophy's Past, Present, and Future:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOd-2sxscgs

● ALI Session 2: Philosophy, Apologetics, Faith and Religion:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4M34FegL5gY

*ALI Session 3: Apologetics and Discernment:
This video was requested to be made private

● ALI Session 4: A Tribute to Our Colleague Michael Mangini:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DASrNXWVzzg

● ALI Session 5: Catholic Cave Panel Interview about ALI:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sF9UmqIqlZw
 
● ALI Session 6: Augustine, Aquinas; Sheed as Apologists & Reformers:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1xcyfd6sZU

*ALI Session 7: From Metaphysical Participation to Temperate Action & Achievement:
Half of this video was requested to be made private, here is the other half:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJ8O47Lc-iA

● ALI Session 8: C.S. Lewis & John Senior as Apologists & Reformers:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiwsyvrJ5mw
 
● ALI Session 9: Apologetics of Rene Girard, Romano Guardini; Rod Dreher:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHn-tj97KCQ

● ALI Session 10: Guardini: From Mysticism & Apologetics to Pope Francis & Technocratic Paradigms:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvbplC7AlZs

● ALI Session 11: Tribute to Michael Novak, Mortimer Adler; Etienne Gilson as Colleagues & Reformers:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dQ0GLp6tWo

● ALI Session 12: Remembering John Deely as Colleague & Philosophical Reformer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8iw9sVlYZ8

● ALI Session 13: Charles Sanders Peirce & Thomas Sebeok as Philosophical Reformers:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UA4OZZhvc3M

● Listen to The Catholic Cave Radio Podcasts

On 07 December 2016, Dr. Peter Redpath gave another interview with Marc Tuttle and Tim O’Donnell on the Catholic Cave Radio Podcast. The interview concerned the second volume of A Not-So-Elementary Christian Metaphysics and some related topics. The link is immediately blow:

You might also find these prior broadcasts of interest:

http://podcast.catholicradioindy.org/e/the-catholic-cave-with-marc-tuttle-and-tim-o%E2%80%99donnell-%E2%80%93-special-guest-dr-peter-redpath-10-17-15/?token=eb846ee170872e62b13aa9ff6cde14e4

http://podcast.catholicradioindy.org/e/the-catholic-cave-with-marc-tuttle-and-tim-o%E2%80%99donnell-special-guest-dr-peter-redpath/