Andrew Pinsent

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Fr. Andrew Pinsent (born 19 August 1966) is Research Director of the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion[1] at Oxford University, a member of the Theology Faculty,[2] a Research Fellow of Harris Manchester College[3] and a Catholic priest of the diocese of Arundel and Brighton in England. A focus of his present research is the application of insights from autism and social cognition to 'second-person' accounts of moral perception and character formation. His previous scientific research contributed to the DELPHI experiment at CERN[4] and he is a co-author of thirty-one publications of the collaboration.

Fr. Pinsent has a first class degree in physics and a D.Phil in high energy physics from Merton College, Oxford, three degrees in philosophy and theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome and a further Ph.D. in philosophy from Saint Louis University. He is also a member of the United Kingdom Institute of Physics and a tutor of the Maryvale Institute in Birmingham. He has been interviewed for various media, including the BBC[5] and EWTN,[6] on issues of science and faith. He has also written for the Catholic Herald,[7] who identified him as a prominent young Catholic.[8] His most recent book is The Second-Person Perspective in Aquinas’s Ethics: Virtues and Gifts, Routledge 2012. Besides academic publications, he is a co-author of the Evangelium catechetical course and the Credo, Apologia, and Lumen pocket books.

Fr. Pinsent is a regular keynote speaker at Academy Conferences’ teacher and student conferences alongside Julie Arliss and Stephen Law.[9]

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  1. ^ "Dr Andrew Pinsent - Research Director - Personnel". Ian Ramsey Centre. 2015. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Dr Andrew Pinsent". University of Oxford, Theology Faculty. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Research Fellows". University of Oxford. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "DELPHI Notes". CERN. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
  5. ^ BBC: The Big Questions: Is there evidence for God?. YouTube. 15 January 2012. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
  6. ^ EWTN Live - Evangelium media course - Fr. Mitch Pacwa, SJ with Fr. Andrew Pinsent. YouTube. 28 July 2011. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
  7. ^ "What the Church has given the world". Catholic Herald. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
  8. ^ O'Regan, Mary (25 August 2011). " » Meet ten amazing young Catholics". Catholic Herald. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
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