SIP 2017 - Key Statement
Christopher Caruana – University of Malta, Malta
"Our world would be a safer place if the role of ethics, indispensable to science and technology, were given due respect"
Assistant Lecturer, Fundamental & Dogmatic Theology, Faculty of Theology
University of Malta
Rev. Christopher Caruana O.P studied philosophy and theology in Malta and Bologna. He pursued postgraduate studies in philosophy at the Universities of Oxford and King’s College, London. His research interests in medieval and contemporary philosophy vary and include action, metaphysics, moral philosophy and mind. He has taught as a tutor in the Department of Philosophy at King’s College (2011-2014) and lectured in the Philosophy Department at the University of Malta (2005-2015), at the Institute of Health Care, Mater Dei Hospital (2007 – present) and was recently a visiting lecturer in philosophy at Berkeley, CA (2015). He is part of the Maltese Dominican Province and is a member of the Inter-Diocesan Theological Commission.
He teaches in the Department of Philosophy, in the Department of Fundamental Theology as well as in the Institute of Health Care at the University of Malta. His interests focus mainly on the relationship between science, philosophy and anthropology as well as the relevance of such disciplines for ethics and moral philosophy.