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Fellow of Philosophy, Graduate Dean, and Director of MA Program

Dr. David Talcott

Dr. Talcott is a Fellow of Philosophy and the Graduate Dean of the college. He joined the faculty in 2023, having taught at The King's College (NY) for twelve years, first as an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and then as an Associate Professor of Philosophy. He teaches the junior-year philosophy colloquia, covering the history of philosophy from antiquity to the present. His research focuses on ancient Greek philosophy, particularly Plato, though he also works on a range of ethical topics. His publications have appeared in numerous outlets including Public Discourse, Eikon: A Journal of Biblical Anthropology, Human Life Review, and First Things online. He has presented papers at meetings of the Society of Christian Philosophers, the Evangelical Philosophical Society, the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, and the Academy of Arts and Letters. His most recent book is Plato, published by P&R Publishing. 

Dr. Talcott and his wife, Anna, have seven children: three sons and four daughters. While living on the East Coast, he served as a Ruling Elder at Covenant Presbyterian Church of Millburn and Short Hills (PCA), including a 2-year stint as moderator of the West Hudson Presbytery of the PCA. From 2014-2016 he was a member of the Board of Education of Boonton, NJ.

Dr. David Talcott

Fellow of Philosophy, Graduate Dean, and Director of MA Program


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