Dr. Brandon Dahm & Dr. Matthew Breuninger: Virtue Theory vs. Psychology on the Nature of Habit

How do the disciplines of philosophy and psychology interact in regard to virtue and virtue acquisition? Though the different disciplines understand habits differently is there a way in which these understanding can be mutually enriching?

Dr. Brandon Dahm, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville, and Dr. Matthew Breuninger, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, present these different disciplinary understandings of habits at the event “Habit or Habitus? Virtue Theory vs. Psychology on the Nature of Habit”. The event was part of the Disciplinary Intersection Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Dr. Paul Vitz — Uniting Faith & Psychology

Dr. Paul Vitz, Senior Scholar and Professor at the Institute for the Psychological Sciences and author of “Faith of the Fatherless: The Psychology of Atheism”, discusses the relationship between Psychology and Christian Faith.

Dr. Paul Vitz — The Faith of the Fatherless

How do our earthly fathers and the relationship we have with them affect our relationship with our Heavenly Father? Can the lack of a father make a person predisposed to atheism? Hear the answers to these questions and more from Dr. Paul Vitz, senior scholar at the Institute for Psychological Sciences and author of Faith of the Fatherless: The Psychology of Atheism, in his discussion with host Michael Hernon, vice president of Advancement, and theology panelists Dr. Regis Martin and Dr. Scott Hahn of Franciscan University.

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How do our earthly fathers and the relationship we have with them affect our relationship with our Heavenly Father? Can the lack of a father make a person predisposed to atheism? Hear the answers to these questions and more from Dr. Paul Vitz, senior scholar at the Institute for Psychological Sciences and author of Faith of the Fatherless: The Psychology of Atheism, in his discussion with host Michael Hernon, vice president of Advancement, and theology panelists Dr. Regis Martin and Dr. Scott Hahn of Franciscan University.

Dr. Martha Shuping: Women’s Mental Health and Abortion

Dr. Martha Shuping, Author of “The Four Steps to Healing” and Founder of The Rachel Network, discusses a psychological post-abortion case study in this excerpt from her talk entitled “Women’s Mental Health and Abortion”.  Dr. Shuping’s talk was sponsored by the Psychology, Sociology, and Social Work Department at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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