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    St. Albert the Great and the Natural Sciences with Newman Catholic Society

    • 14 Oct 2020 to 14 Oct 2020
    • Newman Catholic Society

    Event Description

    Join us on Zoom for a talk given by Fr Conor McDonough O.P. St Albert the Great (1200-1280) was a theologian, philosopher, preacher, and a pioneering scientist. He wrote works on meteorology, botany, zoology, chemistry, placing great importance on the testing of theories by observation and experiment. This talk will outline the full range of St. Albert's scientific work, from observations of hawks to strange ideas about the feeding habits of hedgehogs, showing thereby the vitality and curiosity of medieval Christian culture. A Thomistic Institute Lecture. Follow us on our social media