Don Fallis

Northeastern University

Professor

360 Huntington Ave,

Boston, MA 02115

United States

http://philpeople.org/profiles/don-fallis

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

What is Lying?

Journal of Philosophy, 106, 1, (2009): 29-56
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Aug 2010
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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Lying, Definition, Philosophy, Grice

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Toward an Epistemology of Wikipedia

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Vol. 59, No. 10, pp. 1662-1674, 2008
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Sep 2008
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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Encyclopedias, Epistemic Values, Mass Collaboration, Reliability, Social Epistemology, Verifiability, Wikipedia, Wisdom of Crowds

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Information Ethics for 21st Century Library Professionals

Library Hi Tech, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 23-36, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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Information ethics, Librarianship, Library science, Equitable access to information, Censorship, Intellectual freedom, Information privacy, Intellectual property

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Information Ethics and the Library Profession

HANDBOOK OF INFORMATION AND COMPUTER ETHICS, Kenneth E. Himma and Herman T. Tavani, eds., John Wiley and Sons: New York, 2008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Sep 2008
Kay Mathiesen and Don Fallis
Kay Mathiesen and Northeastern University
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librarianship, ethics, information professions, access to information, selection, censorship

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Toward an Epistemology of Intellectual Property

Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 34-51, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Nov 2009
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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epistemology, intellectual property, information access, information quality

6.

Frankfurt Wasn't Bullshitting!

Southwest Philosophical Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Jul 2014
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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Bullshit, Lying, Inquiry, Truth, Frankfurt

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On Verifying the Accuracy of Information: Philosophical Perspectives

Library Trends, Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 463-487, 2004
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Nov 2009
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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accuracy, information, testimony, epistemology, verifiability

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Lying as a Violation of Grice's First Maxim of Quality

Dialectica, 66, 4, (2012): 563-581
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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Lying, Conceptual Analysis, Paul Grice, Conversational Norms, Maxims of Quality

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What is Deceptive Lying?

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Nov 2010
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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lying, deception, definition, invite trust, betray trust

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Are Bald-Faced Lies Deceptive After All?

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Apr 2013
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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Lying, Deception, Bald-faced Lies, Concealing Information, Jennifer Lackey

11.

Is a Lie a Lie if Everyone Knows it's a Lie?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Aug 2010
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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lying, morality, bald-faced lies, Grice, norms of conversation

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Epistemic Values and Information Management

The Information Society, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 175-189, 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2009
Don Fallis and Dennis Whitcomb
Northeastern University and Western Washington University
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Applied Epistemology, Decision Analysis, Epistemic Value, Knowledge Acquisition, Knowledge Management, Information Ethics, Information Management, Information Science, Philosophy of Information, Value Hierarchy

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'The Greatest Liar Has His Believers' The Social Epistemology of Political Lying

Ethics in Politics, eds. Emily Crookston, David Killoren, and Jonathan Trerise, Routledge, (2017), pp. 35-53.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
Kay Mathiesen and Don Fallis
Kay Mathiesen and Northeastern University
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lying, deception, politics, political speech, social epistemology, applied epistemology

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Epistemic Value Theory and the Digital Divide

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE, Emma Rooksby and John Weckert, eds., Idea Group, pp. 29-46, 2007 , GLOBAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES: CONCEPTS, METHODOLOGIES, TOOLS, AND APPLICATIONS, Felix B. Tan, ed., Information Science Reference, pp. 3091-3104, 2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Nov 2009
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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Digital Divide, Epistemology, Equality of Access, Information Ethics, Knowledge Acquisition, Value of Information

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What Do Mathematicians Want? Probabilistic Proofs and the Epistemic Goals of Mathematicians

Logique et Analyse, Vol. 45, Nos. 179-180, pp. 373-388, 2002
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Nov 2009
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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epistemic goals, epistemology, mathematics, probability, proof

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Epistemic Value Theory and Social Epistemology

Episteme, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 177-188, 2006
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Nov 2009
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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epistemic value theory, epistemology, preference change

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Taking the Two Envelope Paradox to the Limit

Southwest Philosophy Review, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 May 2010
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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Two Envelope, Paradox, Infinity, Expected Utility, Limit

18.

Davidson Was Almost Right about Lying

Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Jun 2012
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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Lying, Conceptual Analysis, Donald Davidson

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Misleading Evidence

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Jul 2014
Don Fallis and Peter Lewis
Northeastern University and University of Miami - Department of Philosophy
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Misleading Evidence, Likelihood Ratios, Significance Tests, Credences, Epistemic Utility, Proper Scoring Rules, Brier Score

20.

Kant versus Skyrms on Universal Deception

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Nov 2012
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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deception, signaling games, Kant, lying

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Bayesians Don’t Tell Knowledge-Lies (and Probably Nobody Else Does Either)

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Aug 2010
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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lying, knowledge, belief, degrees of belief, Bayesianism

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The Epistemic Costs and Benefits of Collaboration

Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 44, S, pp. 197-208, 2005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Nov 2009
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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Collaboration, Epistemic Value Theory, Social Epistemology, Procedural Knowledge, Scientific Research, Philosophical Research, Mathematical Research

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Epistemic Value Theory and Information Ethics

Minds and Machines, Vol.14, No. 1, pp. 101-117, 2004
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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epistemic value theory, epistemology, information ethics, intellectual property, philosophy of information, privacy, social epistemology, speech regulation

24.

What Liars Can Tell Us About the Knowledge Norm of Practical Reasoning

Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 49, No. 4, pp. 347-367, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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Lying, Knowledge-Lies, Knowledge Norm of Practical Reasoning, Bayesianism

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Probabilistic Proofs and the Collective Epistemic Goals of Mathematicians

COLLECTIVE EPISTEMOLOGY, pp. 157-175, Hans Bernard Schmid, Marcel Weber, Daniel Sirtes, eds., Ontos, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Mar 2011
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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mathematical proof, probabilistic proof, deductive proof, collective epistemic goals, transferability

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Collective Epistemic Goals

Social Epistemology, Vol. 21, No. 3, July 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Nov 2009
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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Collectives, Epistemic Goals, Distribution of Knowledge, Group Belief

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Epistemic Value Theory and Judgment Aggregation

Episteme, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 39-55, 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Nov 2009
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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epistemic value theory, epistemology, judgment aggregation, doctrinal paradox, probability, consistency

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Attitudes Toward Epistemic Risk and the Value of Experiments

Studia Logica, Vol. 86, No. 2, pp. 215-246, 2007
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Nov 2009
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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Bayesianism, Categorical Belief, Degree of Belief, Epistemic Risk, Epistemic Utility, Epistemic Value, Logarithmic Rule, Proper Scoring Rule, Scientific Experiment

29.

Goldman on Probabilistic Inference

Philosophical Studies, Vol. 109, No. 3, pp. 223-240, 2002
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Nov 2009
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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epistemic risk, epistemic value theory, epistemology, probability

30.

Shedding Light on Keeping People in the Dark

Topics in Cognitive Science, DOI/10.1111/tops.12361, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Jan 2019
Don Fallis
Northeastern University
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Concealing Information, Conceptual Analysis, Credences, Deception, Epistemic Goals, Secrecy, Withholding Information

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Veritistic Epistemology and the Epistemic Goals of Groups: A Reply to Vähämaa

Social Epistemology, Forthcoming
Posted: 28 Jun 2012
Don Fallis and Kay Mathiesen
Northeastern University and Kay Mathiesen

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collective epistemology, epistemic goals, group belief, knowledge, truth, social epistemology