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Don Fallis

Professor of Philosophy and Computer Sciences

Interdisciplinary with College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Research Interests

  • Epistemology
  • Philosophy of information
  • Philosophy of mathematics


  • PhD in Philosophy, University of California – Irvine


Before coming to Northeastern University, Don Fallis was a Professor in the School of Information at the University of Arizona. He has held visiting fellowships at the University of St. Andrews and the University of Utah.

Don Fallis’s research interests include epistemology, philosophy of information, and philosophy of mathematics. His articles on lying and deception have appeared in the Journal of Philosophy, Philosophical Studies, and the Australasian Journal of Philosophy. He has also discussed lying on Philosophy TV and in several volumes of the Philosophy and Popular Culture series.