David Talcott

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

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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 the First Things blog and Cardus online as well as presented papers at various conferences, including meetings of the Society of Christian Philosophers and the Evangelical Philosophical Society. He is currently researching and writing about Plato and philosophical issues related to human sexuality.

David resides in Plainfield, New Jersey with his wife, Anna, and six children. He is an Elder at Covenant Presbyterian Church of Millburn and Short Hills, a congregation in the Presbyterian Church in America.

Time at King's: August 2011 to Present


Ph.D. Philosophy
Indiana University, Bloomington

B.A. Philosophy
Hillsdale College