2010 Augustine College at CMDA
Speakers: John Patrick, MD and Edward Tingley, PhD
Words with a Sting in Their Tails – Utilitarianism and Reductionism. 7 sessions on CD in a single case.
Session 1 – Introduction/Overview by Dr. John Patrick and Dr. Edward Tingley
Session 2 – The Allure of Utilitarianism, Part 1 – Dr. Edward Tingley
Session 3 – Faith, Knowledge & Science, Part 1: Correcting Some Facts You Thought You Knew – Dr. John Patrick
Session 4 – The Allure of Utilitarianism, Part 2 – Dr. Edward Tingley
Session 5 – Faith, Knowledge & Science, Part 2: Putting the Pieces Together Again – Dr. John Patrick
Session 6 – Soul Care for the Physician Oppressed by Reductionism – Dr. John Patrick
Session 7 – Thinking about Conscience Rights – 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.