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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, as Interim Dean of the College, is the College’s chief academic officer, as well as a Fellow of Humanities, a member of the College’s graduate faculty, and the coordinator of the College’s junior-year, team-taught, integrated humanities course, Traditio Occidentis. 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. His doctoral dissertation entitled, The Flame Imperishable: Tolkien, St. Thomas, and the Metaphysics of Faërie(2009) wason the philosophical perspectives J.R.R. Tolkien. He is the author of “Ainulindalë: Tolkien, St. Thomas, and the Metaphysics of the Music” (2010). He presented  “’I Have Kindled You with the Flame Imperishable:’ J.R.R. Tolkien’s Thomistic Metaphysics of Faërie” at The World and Christian Imagination: Lilly Fellows Program National Research Conference in 2006. His personal blog can be found at The Flame Imperishable.  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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  • 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, as Interim Dean of the College, is the College’s chief academic officer, as well as a Fellow of Humanities, a member of the College’s graduate faculty, and the coordinator of the College’s junior-year, team-taught, integrated humanities course, Traditio Occidentis. 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. His doctoral dissertation entitled, The Flame Imperishable: Tolkien, St. Thomas, and the Metaphysics of Faërie(2009) wason the philosophical perspectives J.R.R. Tolkien. He is the author of “Ainulindalë: Tolkien, St. Thomas, and the Metaphysics of the Music” (2010). He presented “’I Have Kindled You with the Flame Imperishable:’ J.R.R. Tolkien’s Thomistic Metaphysics of Faërie” at The World and Christian Imagination: Lilly Fellows Program National Research Conference in 2006. His personal blog can be found at The Flame Imperishable. 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......

  • 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