NEWPORT, R.I. – Dr. Lois Eveleth, professor of philosophy, has been named a fellow of the Adler-Aquinas Institute, a collaboration of scholars and educators who, by their research and practical efforts, seek to articulate Thomism by means of the “great books.”
Eveleth graduated with her B.A. in Classics from Salve Regina and went on to study philosophy at Loyola, receiving her M.A. She also received an M.A. from Providence College in history.
She wrote her dissertation, “A Grammar of Nature: Structuring Categories for an Emersonian World-View” and received her Ph.D. in philosophy from Walden University.
The chair of Salve Regina’s philosophy department, Eveleth’s research interests include intellectual history, ethics, and American philosophy.
Some of her recent publications include: “John Locke and the Problem of Toleration,” “Managing the Uncertainty of Ethical Codes,” and “Toleration, Offense, and Logic.” She was an invited participant to the Fides Et Ratio Conference at Thomas More College, a great books university in Merrimack, N.H. in 2011.