Arianna Falbo

  • Assistant Professor, Philosophy
  • PhD Brown University
  • MA Simon Fraser University
  • HBA University of Toronto

Teaching Interests

Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy, Social Philosophy, Applied Ethics

Research Interests

Epistemology, Ethics, Feminist and Social Philosophy

Bio

Arianna Falbo researches and teaches topics in epistemology, feminist philosophy, applied ethics, and social philosophy. Her current research explores the norms governing the rationality of inquiry, as well as the relationship between inquiry and injustice. Before coming to Bentley, she received her PhD from Brown University, where she also completed a Doctoral Certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies. She grew up in Mississauga, Ontario, and she was a first-generation college student.

Professional Links

Publications

Journal Articles


  • Falbo, A. (2023). Should Epistemology Take the Zetetic Turn?. Philosophical Studies, (180 ) 2977–3002. (Link)
  • Falbo, A., LaCroix, T. (2022). Est-ce que vous compute? Code-switching, Cultural Identity, and Artificial Intelligence. Feminist Philosophy Quarterly, (8) 3/4 1-23. (Link)
  • Falbo, A. (2022). Hermeneutical Injustice: Distortion and Conceptual Aptness. Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy , (37) 2 343-363.
  • Falbo, A. (2022). Inquiring Minds Want to Improve. Australasian Journal of Philosophy .
  • Falbo, A. (2021). Fitting in is Human: Forcing Someone to Fit in is Oppression. Aeon-Psyche Magazine . (Link)
  • Falbo, A. (2021). Inquiry and Confirmation. Analysis, (81) 4 622-631.
  • Falbo, A. (2021). Slurs, Neutral Counterparts, and What You Could Have Said. Analytic Philosophy, (62) 4 359-375.
  • Falbo, A. (2017). Analyzing the Wrongfulness of Lying: A Defense of Pluralism. Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review/Revue canadienne de philosophie , (56) 3 431-454 .

    Book Chapters


  • Falbo, A. (). Hermeneutical Injustice In Jonathan Dancy, Ernest Sosa, Matthias Steup, and Kurt Sylvan., (Eds.) Blackwell Companion to Epistemology. Third Edition Wiley-Blackwell Forthcoming.
  • Falbo, A. (). The Zetetic In Jonathan Dancy, Ernest Sosa, Matthias Steup, and Kurt Sylvan., (Eds.) The Blackwell Companion to Epistemology. Third Edition Wiley-Blackwell Forthcoming.

  • Book Reviews


  • Falbo, A. (2018). [Review of the book Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny by Kate Manne ]. Social Epistemology Reply and Review Collective, (7) 8

  • Presentations

  • Falbo, A. (2024). “Amplifying Perspectives and Mitigating Barriers for First-Generation and Low-Income College Students” Presented at the American Association of Philosophy Teachers (AAPT) American Philosophical Association Teaching Hub New York, NY
  • Falbo, A. (2023). “Zetetic Injustice ” Presented at theConference on Social Identity and Social Epistemology Boston University
  • Falbo, A. (2023). “Does Philosophy Have an Attitude Problem?” Presented at the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Society The Ethical Limits of Academic Inquiry, Public Lecture Series Online (Zoom)
  • Falbo, A. (2023). “Inquiry for the Mistaken and Confused ” Presented at the The Marc Sanders Foundation The Mentoring Workshop University of Missouri
  • Falbo, A. (2023). “Inquiry for the Mistaken and Confused ” Presented at the Canadian Philosophical Association Canadian Philosophical Association, Annual Congress York University, Toronto, Ontario
  • Falbo, A. (2023). “Should Epistemology Take the Zetetic Turn?” Presented at the American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division Montreal, Québec, Canada
  • Falbo, A. (2022). “Should Epistemology Take the Zetetic Turn? ” Presented at the COGITO Epistemology Research Centre The Inquiry Conference University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
  • Service

    Department Service


  • Committee Member for Hiring Committee 2023 - Present
  • Mentor (Student) for Tutoring Scheme 2023 - 2023
  • University Service


  • Committee Member for First Generation Student Support Committee 2023 - Present
  • Professional Service


  • Conference/Workshop Organizer for The Inquiry Workshop at Brown University 2023 - Present
  • Committee Member for Canadian Philosophical Association Program Committee 2023 - Present
  • Conference/Workshop Organizer for New Approaches to Business Ethics: Epistemic, Feminist, and Social Perspectives (NABE) 2023 - Present
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Erkenntnis 2022 - Present
  • Conference/Workshop Organizer for The Inquiry Network 2020 - Present
  • Committee Member for American Philosophical Association, DEI Graduate Curriculum Taskforce 2022 - 2023
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Mind - 2022
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Philosophical Studies - 2022
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Synthese - 2022
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Asian Journal of Philosophy - 2022
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Ethics - 2022
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Philosophers' Imprint - 2022
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Philosophical Explorations - 2022
  • Editor, Journal for American Philosophical Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, Special Issue: "Reflections on Being a First-Generation and/or Low Income Philosopher" - 2021