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Reintroduction of Orthodoxy and Bioethics

3/23/2018
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Dr. Michael Polnik is back with a bimonthly podcast on Orthodoxy and Bioethics. This episode is a ​reintroduction of the podcast and a discussion on the role of science, asking questions, and the formation of our conscience as Orthodox Christians.

Duration:00:17:46

Special Episode - Listener Questions

11/1/2016
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This week we explore questions asked by one of YOU! Topics include teaching bioethics in a secular setting and common questions students have regardless of their background.

Duration:00:21:03

An introduction to clinical ethics part 2

10/26/2016
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his week, Dr. Polnik continues to look at clinical ethics by exploring the value ladened reality of ethics, the principlist method of reasoning, and exploring other areas where clinical ethics could be useful.

Duration:00:16:39

What is the need for clinical ethic?

10/21/2016
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This week Dr. Polnik begins a series on what clinical ethics is, what an ethics committee is, and how do actually begin the process of ethics consultation.

Duration:00:17:25

Orthodox Moral Theology and Freedom

10/12/2016
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This week, Dr. Polnik begins an exploration of The Freedom of Morality by Christos Yannaras. This seminal text in Orthodox Moral thought is founded on the idea that freedom is the key facet of moral action and spiritual development. Eastern moral thought is much more than simply following rules and laws.

Duration:00:16:04

Moral Courage and Bioethics

10/6/2016
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This week, Dr. Polnik explores the idea of moral courage and how this is a disposition that is needed for ethical behavior in our everyday lives.

Duration:00:18:11

Belgium Youth Granted Euthanasia

9/27/2016
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This week Dr. Polnik explores the issue of a Belgium minor being able to request and granted euthanasia.

Duration:00:17:53

Episode 9. Orthodoxy and Bioethics will now be a weekly show!

9/20/2016
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This week, Dr. Polnik discusses the new weekly format of the podcast and begins to look at how the ideas and universal truths of Orthodoxy are used in specific cases.

Duration:00:15:13

Introduction to End-of-Life Issues

8/8/2016
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This episode will introduce the listener to the terms and distinctions of end-of-life bioethics such as: physician-assisted suicide, and active, passive, voluntary, and involuntary euthanasia.

Duration:00:15:59

Listening to Infinity

7/13/2016
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What allows us to transcend time and space as Christians and human beings?

Duration:00:21:14

Method and Orthodoxy

6/29/2016
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Is there a universal system of approaching ethics in Orthodoxy?

Duration:00:16:13

Experience and the Human Mind

6/18/2016
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Dr. Micheal Polnik continues to discuss the method of the human mind and it’s intricacies. Today, Dr. Polnik covers how the mind uses past experiences and what that means in the life of an Orthodox Christian.

Duration:00:22:53

Methodology

6/2/2016
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What are the methods of bioethics? What is the point of the method? Why are we going to be talking about method a lot? Dr. Polnik answers these questions and more.

Duration:00:22:31

Origin of Bioethics

5/26/2016
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Where did bioethics come from? How long has it been in existence? Is bioethics even a field? Dr. Polnik answers these questions and more.

Duration:00:22:29

What Is Bioethics?

5/19/2016
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Dr. Polnik discusses the concepts of bioethics, freedom, questioning, and objective reality.

Duration:00:21:19

Introduction

5/12/2016
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Dr. Polnik introduces the themes, topics, and concerns that he will be exploring in his new podcast.

Duration:00:15:18