Official Title: Associate Professor

Faculty: Faculty of Religious Studies and Philosophy


Short Bio

Dr. Tyler Dalton McNabb (PhD University of Glasgow) is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Saint Joseph, Macau. Previously, Dr. McNabb held an Assistant Professor Position at Houston Baptist University and a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Macau. Dr. McNabb specializes in the philosophy of religion, epistemology, and comparative philosophy. He also has interests in Thomism, ethics, and political philosophy. Dr. McNabb has been married to his wife, Priscilla, since 2009. Together, they have four beautiful children, Eden, Elijah, Ezra, and Eva-Maria. 







Forth. With Joseph Blado, “Mary and Fátima: A Modest C-Inductive Argument for Catholicism,” forthcoming in Perichoresis.

2020 With Michael DeVito, ‘Has Oppy Done Away with the Aristotelian Proof?’ The Heythrop Journal, forthcoming in print.

2020 ‘Pestilent Popes or a Pestilent Church,’ The Heythrop Journal, 61/4: 671-676.

2019 With Joseph Blado, “Confucianism and the Liturgy: An Analectical Argument for the High Church Traditions,” in TheoLogica.

2019 With Jeremy Neill, “By Whose Authority?: A Political Argument for God's Existence,” European Journal of Philosophy of Religion 111/2: 163-204.

2018 'Wiley Coyote and the Craggy Rocks Below: The Perils of Godless Ethics,' Philosophia Christi 20/2: 339-346.

2018 “Proper Functionalism and the Metalevel: A Friendly Reply to Timothy and Lydia McGrew, Quaestiones Disputatae 8/2: 155-164.

2018 With Tyler Taber, “Is the Problem of Divine Hiddenness a Problem for the Reformed Epistemologist?,” The Heythrop Journal 59/5:  759-866.

2018 ‘Super Mario Strikes Back: A Molinist Reply to Welty’s Gunslingers,’ Perichoresis 16/4: 45-54.

2017 With Erik Baldwin, ‘Divine Methodology: A Lawful Deflection of Kantian and Kantian-esque Defeaters,’ Open Theology 3/1: 451-465.

2016 With Erik Baldwin, ‘Reformed Epistemology and the Pandora’s Box Objection: The Vaiśeṣika and Mormon Traditions,’ Philosophia Christi 18/2: 451-465.

2015 With Erik Baldwin, ‘An Epistemic Defeater for Islamic Belief?,’ International Journal of Philosophy and Theology (Routledge) 76/4: 352-367.                                       

2015 ‘Warranted religion: answering objections to Alvin Plantinga's epistemology,’ Religious Studies 51: 477-495.



With John DePoe, Debating Religious Epistemology: An Introduction to Five Views on the Knowledge of God (London: Bloomsbury Press, 2020).

2018 Religious Epistemology (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018).

2018 With Erik Baldwin, Plantingian Religious Epistemology and World Religions: Prospects and Problems (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2018).



Forth. With Erik Baldwin, ‘Religious Epistemology in Analytic Theology,’ in T&T Clark Companion to Analytic Theology.

Forth. With Colin Ruloff, 'The Argument from Cognitive Reliability,' Contemporary Arguments in Natural Theology, ed. Colin Ruloff (Bloomsbury).

'Proper Functionalism,' Debating Christian Religious Epistemology: An Introduction to Five views on the Knowledge of God ed. DePoe and McNabb (Bloomsbury).

Forth. ‘A Plantingan Response to Public Reason Accessibilism,' The Routledge Handbook to Church and State, ed. Shannon Holzer (Routledge).

2017 With Erik Baldwin, “From Theology to Theodicy: A Defense of Felix Culpa,” in Evil And Some of its Theological Problems, eds. Ben Arbour and John Gilhooly (New Castle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing).





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