2009 Augustine College at CMDA
Speakers: John Patrick, MD and Edward Tingley, PhD
Seven Sessions on CD in a single case:
Session 1 – Introduction/Overview by Dr. John Patrick and Dr. Edward Tingley
Session 2 – From Ockham’s Razor to Experimental Science – Dr. John Patrick
Session 3 – Changing Foundation in Medical Ethics – Dr. Edward Tingley
Session 4 – From Typological Biology to Darwin – Dr. John Patrick
Session 5 – Human Nature After Natural Law – Dr. Edward Tingley
Session 6 – From Darwin to the Human Genome – Dr. John Patrick
Session 7 – Postmodern Ethics vs. the American Tradition of Natural Law – Dr. Edward Tingley
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John Patrick, MD, retired from the University of Ottawa in June 2002. He had been Associate Professor in Clinical Nutrition in the Department of Biochemistry and Pediatrics for 20 years. Dr. Patrick’s medical training occurred in London, England. He has done extensive research into the treatment of childhood nutritional deficiency and related diseases, holding appointments in Britain, the West Indies and Canada. He has worked in Central Africa assisting in the development of training programs that deal with childhood protein-energy malnutrition. He now lectures throughout the world working for CMDA and the Christian Medical and Dental Society in Canada. He speaks to Christian and secular groups and is able to communicate effectively on ethical issues in medicine and culture, as well as the integration of faith and science.
Edward Tingley holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Ottawa (1995) and a B.A. in Art History from Carleton University (1978). He has taught at Augustine College since 2005 and has served as Dean of the College since 2016, after a previous term as Dean from 2006 to 2011. Dr. Tingley has spoken on topics in philosophy and ethics (rights of conscience, Aristotelian ethics, Nietzsche, Alasdair MacIntyre, etc.) and in art and culture (the Gothic cathedral, art and the Gospel, modern art, cultural decay), many of which are on the College’s YouTube channel. He has published occasional articles in Touchstone and First Things.