United States


United States


Computer Science

Northeastern University

Don Fallis is a Professor of Philosophy and Computer Sciences at Northeastern University.  He studies the impact of technology on our ability to acquire knowledge.  In particular, he is interested in how lies, disinformation, and fakes can threaten knowledge acquisition.  His articles on have appeared in the Journal of Philosophy (“What is Lying?”), Library Trends (“What is Disinformation?”), Philosophy & Technology (“The Epistemic Threat of Deepfakes”), Social Epistemology: Essential Readings (“Wikipistemology”), Philosophers’ Imprint, Philosophical Studies, Synthese, the Australasian Journal of Philosophy, and the Oxford Handbook of Lying.  He has also discussed deception on Philosophy TV and in several volumes of the Philosophy and Popular Culture series.

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