Mr Jonny McIntosh

Close up image of Jonny McIntosh
College Lecturer in Philosophy
BA, MA, MPhil

Jonny McIntosh read Maths and Philosophy at Somerville College and, after a period working outside academia, pursued graduate work in Philosophy at Birkbeck and UCL, where he is completing his PhD.

He has taught at various colleges in Oxford, and also holds positions at Balliol and St. Edmund Hall.


Jonny has teaching interests in logic and the philosophies of language and mind, as well as the history of philosophy and ethics.

Research interests

Jonny’s research concerns foundational issues at the intersection of the philosophy of language, formal semantics, and the philosophy of action, as well as related issues in the metaphysics of time and modality.

Selected publications

(2020) ‘How to Understand the Knowledge Norm of Assertion’, Thought 12(4), pp. 207-14.