Jessica Jones has joined the adjunct faculty in philosophy at Saint Vincent Seminary. She is a Ph.D. candidate at The Catholic University of America. Her primary areas of research include Ancient Philosophy, Ethics, and Epistemology. She is also interested in the Christian reception of Neoplatonism in Augustine. Her dissertation is entitled “Recollection and the Cultivation of Virtue in Plato’s Meno, Phaedo, and Phaedrus.” She earned a master of arts degree in philosophy from CUA in 2016 and a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from the University of Dallas in 2013.
Presently she is teaching the courses Ancient Philosophy, and Love, Dignity and Justice, for Saint Vincent Seminary and College. Prior teaching experience was gained at Catholic University as well as at Mount St. Mary’s University.
Her publications include book reviews of the following titles: “Searching for a University Ethic: Multidisciplinary, Ecumenical and Interfaith Responses to the Catholic Natural Law Tradition” (National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly) and “Before Virtue: Assessing Contemporary Virtue Ethics” (The Review of Metaphysics). She has presented at a number of conferences and will take part in the Saint Vincent College philosophy Colloquium in November.