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Fr. Nicanor Austriaco, OP "Teleological Foundations of Virtue in Light of Evolution"

Fr. Nicanor Austriaco

Fr. Austriaco Fr. Austriaco will discuss the insights that Aristotle and St. Thomas Aquinas can offer to scientists today concerning the nature of interactions in biological systems.

A friar of the Eastern Dominican Province, Fr. Austriaco has an undergraduate degree in engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and a doctorate in microbiology from MIT. He has been a Scientific Advisor to the National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly since 2001. He currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Biology at Providence College.