April 19, 2022

Podcast Show Notes - Episode #13 "What is a Friend?"

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Episode Summary:

Nate is Joined by Washington University graduate students Patrick Andrews and Justin Sanchez to discuss a philosophical approach to friendship from Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics Book VIII, taking stock of individual friendships, and consider ways for friendships to grow.

Guest Bios:

Patrick Andrews

Patrick graduated with a double major in Classics and Philosophy from the University of Dallas. He’s a 1st year PhD student in the Classics department at Washington University in St. Louis with a special Interest in ancient philosophy. Patricks’s career aspiration is to become a university professor. He’s a recent pickleball convert, and enjoys cooking and other casual pick-up sports.

Justin Sanchez:

Justin is a first-year medical student at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He earned his bachelor's in Neurobiology from Harvard College, where he was also an Undergraduate Fellow in Ethics at the Harvard Kennedy School. Prior to medical school, Justin was a data analyst at Massachusetts General Hospital, focusing on neuroimaging markers of Alzheimer's disease. His scholarly work has been published in Nature Medicine, Science Translational Medicine, Neurology, and other publications. Justin intends to specialize in psychiatry or neurology and help other medical professionals to cultivate their highest ideals.

Topics and Segments discussed in this episode:

  • Guest Bios                                  
  • The Philosophy of Friendship   
  • Get Back to Living - Pickleball  
  • Virtue                                         
  • Find a Best Friend                      
  • Announcements                         

Get Back to Living:

  • Pickleball - A sport very much like a cross between tennis and ping-pong. Pickleball is becoming increasingly popular in the United States and many courts are being constructed in cities and towns across the country. Go and give it a try!

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Calls-to-action:

  • Leave a review where you access the show!
  • Join our Book Club! (See Below
  • Follow us on Social Media

Doorward Inc. | LinkedIn

Doorward Inc. | Facebook

Doorward (@DoorwardInc) / Twitter

Doorward (@doorwardinc) • Instagram photos and videos

Bonus Material:

Shasta Nelson is an award winning author and contributor to many periodicals and newscasts about her work on friendship. Check out Shasta’s Ted Talk, Frientimacy: the three requirements of all healthy friendships.

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Episode Summary:

Nate is Joined by Washington University graduate students Patrick Andrews and Justin Sanchez to discuss a philosophical approach to friendship from Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics Book VIII, taking stock of individual friendships, and consider ways for friendships to grow.

Guest Bios:

Patrick Andrews

Patrick graduated with a double major in Classics and Philosophy from the University of Dallas. He’s a 1st year PhD student in the Classics department at Washington University in St. Louis with a special Interest in ancient philosophy. Patricks’s career aspiration is to become a university professor. He’s a recent pickleball convert, and enjoys cooking and other casual pick-up sports.

Justin Sanchez:

Justin is a first-year medical student at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He earned his bachelor's in Neurobiology from Harvard College, where he was also an Undergraduate Fellow in Ethics at the Harvard Kennedy School. Prior to medical school, Justin was a data analyst at Massachusetts General Hospital, focusing on neuroimaging markers of Alzheimer's disease. His scholarly work has been published in Nature Medicine, Science Translational Medicine, Neurology, and other publications. Justin intends to specialize in psychiatry or neurology and help other medical professionals to cultivate their highest ideals.

Topics and Segments discussed in this episode:

  • Guest Bios                                  
  • The Philosophy of Friendship   
  • Get Back to Living - Pickleball  
  • Virtue                                         
  • Find a Best Friend                      
  • Announcements                         

Get Back to Living:

  • Pickleball - A sport very much like a cross between tennis and ping-pong. Pickleball is becoming increasingly popular in the United States and many courts are being constructed in cities and towns across the country. Go and give it a try!

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Calls-to-action:

  • Leave a review where you access the show!
  • Join our Book Club! (See Below
  • Follow us on Social Media

Doorward Inc. | LinkedIn

Doorward Inc. | Facebook

Doorward (@DoorwardInc) / Twitter

Doorward (@doorwardinc) • Instagram photos and videos

Bonus Material:

Shasta Nelson is an award winning author and contributor to many periodicals and newscasts about her work on friendship. Check out Shasta’s Ted Talk, Frientimacy: the three requirements of all healthy friendships.

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