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Dr. David Talcott


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  • Tenure at King's: Aug. 2011 to Present | 646-237-8909

  • Ph.D. Philosophy

    Indiana University, Bloomington , 2012

  • B.A. Philosophy

    Hillsdale College , 2003

Dr. Talcott earned his Ph.D. in philosophy from Indiana University — Bloomington after majoring in philosophy at Hillsdale College. His dissertation is on Plato and focuses on the development of Plato’s metaphysical and religious views from the Early Dialogues through the Republic. He regularly teaches Ethics and a general survey course on Ancient Philosophy.

David has contributed to “First Thoughts” blog and Cardus online as well as presented papers at various conferences, including meetings of the Society of Christian Philosophers. He is currently researching and writing in three different areas: Plato, theological and philosophical issues related to divine providence, and philosophy of human sexuality.

David resides in Boonton, New Jersey with his wife, Anna, and six children. He is currently serving a three year term on the Boonton Town Board of Education.