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True Friendship with Dr. John Cuddeback

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Christendom College philosophy professor, Dr. John Cuddeback, joins us to discuss True Friendship

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About our drink:

We recorded this episode in the morning time so we skipped the whisky or beer this go around. In our drinking vessels were coffee and water.

About the gear:

If you want more information on Dr. John Cuddeback’s work, you should check out his website: Bacon from Acorns. He also has a great book on friendship called, True Friendship: Where Virtue Becomes Happiness. You can buy the book here.

About our topic:

We all want true friends. But how many of us know what friendship is? We discuss what friendship is, why we seek it, and why it is often hard to find. Philosopher John Cuddeback deftly weaves the timeless wisdom of the Greeks and of Sacred Scripture into a pearl of practical wisdom that showed us the path to the most rewarding of human achievements — being a friend.

About our guest:

Dr. John Cuddeback, where were you educated? 
B.A., Christendom College
M.A., Catholic University of America, Philosophy
Ph.D., Catholic University of America, Philosophy

What classes do you teach?
Introduction to Philosophy, Logic, Philosophy of Human Nature, Metaphysics, History of Medieval Philosophy, History of Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas, Ethics, Recent Philosophy, Philosophy of God, Society and the Common Good, Philosophy of Family and Household

What is your favorite class to teach?
Ethics and Philosophy of Human Nature

Drinking: Coffee and Water

Gear: True Friendship: Where Virtue Becomes Happiness

Discussing True Friendship

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