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Jonathan McIntosh

Jonathan S. McIntosh, Ph.D. 

Fellow of Humanities

Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Dallas, 2009
M.A. in Philosophy, University of Dallas, 2004
Additional Graduate Studies in Theology, Greyfriars Hall
B.S. in Philosophy, University of Idaho, 2001

Dr. McIntosh is a Fellow of Humanities, a member of the College’s graduate ​faculty, and teaches the College’s junior-year political and economic philosophy course, as well as electives in philosophical theology, natural law ethics, medieval thought, and Tolkien. Dr. McIntosh joined the College faculty in 2007 after pursuing his M.A. (2004) and doctoral studies in philosophy at the University of Dallas (2009). He received his B.S. in Philosophy from University of Idaho in May 2001. He is the author of The Flame Imperishable: Tolkien, St. Thomas, and the Metaphysics of Faërie (Angelico Press, 2017) and several academic articles on the philosophical theology of St. Anselm of Canterbury. His personal blog can be found at https://jonathansmcintosh.wordpress.com. Dr. McIntosh and wife Annie (B.A., 2000) live in Moscow with their four daughters.
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Jonathan S. McIntosh’s Posts

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  • 30 Nov Disputatio with Dr. Jonathan McIntosh

    Please join us for this week’s Disputatio. Dr. Jonathan McIntosh will be discussing some of the topics from his forthcoming book, The Flame Imperishable: Tolkien, St. Thomas, and the Metaphysics of Faërie. Disputatio meets every Friday of the academic term at 3pm at the Nuart......

  • 16 Jun Lewis’s Possibilism, Lewis’s Actualism

    by Dr. Jonathan McIntosh One of my areas of research and interest concerns the question of God’s power and creative possibility. In the history of western theology, as I argue, there is an unresolved and, indeed, almost unrecognized debate between two contrasting views of how......

  • 27 Apr Anselm’s Beard

    by Dr. Jonathan McIntosh I teach an elective every year at New Saint Andrews College on the philosophical theology of St. Anselm of Canterbury (A.D. 1033-1109), and one of the passages from Anselm that always amuses me is his illustration of why it is not......

  • 11 Aug The Artist is One Who Makes Artists of His Audience

    I’m teaching a graduate seminar on “Theological Poetics” this term at NSA, and one of the texts I’ve assigned is R.G. Collingwood’s classic The Principles of Art. Here’s a little gem on how the artist is one who makes artists of his audience: If a......

Jonathan S. McIntosh, Ph.D.

Fellow of Humanities

Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Dallas, 2009
M.A. in Philosophy, University of Dallas, 2004
Additional Graduate Studies in Theology, Greyfriars Hall
B.S. in Philosophy, University of Idaho, 2001

Dr. McIntosh is a Fellow of Humanities, a member of the College’s graduate ​faculty, and teaches the College’s junior-year political and economic philosophy course, as well as electives in philosophical theology, natural law ethics, medieval thought, and Tolkien. Dr. McIntosh joined the College faculty in 2007 after pursuing his M.A. (2004) and doctoral studies in philosophy at the University of Dallas (2009). He received his B.S. in Philosophy from University of Idaho in May 2001. He is the author of The Flame Imperishable: Tolkien, St. Thomas, and the Metaphysics of Faërie (Angelico Press, 2017) and several academic articles on the philosophical theology of St. Anselm of Canterbury. His personal blog can be found at https://jonathansmcintosh.wordpress.com. Dr. McIntosh and wife Annie (B.A., 2000) live in Moscow with their four daughters.

Contact Information: (208) 882-1566 | E-mail

Invite Dr. McIntosh to speak at your event

Jonathan S. McIntosh’s Posts

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  • 27 Apr Anselm’s Beard

    by Dr. Jonathan McIntosh I teach an elective every year at New Saint Andrews College on the philosophical theology of St. Anselm of Canterbury (A.D. 1033-1109), and one of the passages from Anselm that always amuses me is his illustration of why it is not......

  • 30 Nov Disputatio with Dr. Jonathan McIntosh

    Please join us for this week’s Disputatio. Dr. Jonathan McIntosh will be discussing some of the topics from his forthcoming book, The Flame Imperishable: Tolkien, St. Thomas, and the Metaphysics of Faërie. Disputatio meets every Friday of the academic term at 3pm at the Nuart......

  • 16 Jun Lewis’s Possibilism, Lewis’s Actualism

    by Dr. Jonathan McIntosh One of my areas of research and interest concerns the question of God’s power and creative possibility. In the history of western theology, as I argue, there is an unresolved and, indeed, almost unrecognized debate between two contrasting views of how......

  • 11 Aug The Artist is One Who Makes Artists of His Audience

    I’m teaching a graduate seminar on “Theological Poetics” this term at NSA, and one of the texts I’ve assigned is R.G. Collingwood’s classic The Principles of Art. Here’s a little gem on how the artist is one who makes artists of his audience: If a......

Jonathan McIntosh