Anne Baril

Lecturer in Philosophy
PhD, University of Arizona
research interests:
  • Ethics
  • Epistemology
  • Social and Political Philosophy
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    Anne Baril has research interests in ethics, epistemology, and their intersection. She is especially interested in the role of epistemic virtues and values in the good life.


      Selected Publications


      • "What Makes the Epistemic Virtues Valuable?" The Routledge Handbook of Virtue Epistemology, ed. Heather Battaly. (Forthcoming)
      • "The Role of Epistemic Virtue in the Realization of Basic Goods." Episteme 13(4): 379-395. (2016)
      • "The Nature and Importance of Roles." The Journal of Value Inquiry 50(4): 721-734. (2016)
      • "Equality, Flourishing, and the Problem of Predation." The Moral Rights of Animals, ed. Mylan Engel Jr. and Gary Lynn Comstock. Lexington Books. 81-103. (2016)
      • "Virtue and Well-Being." The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Well-Being, ed. Guy Fletcher. Routledge. 242-258. (216)
      • "Eudaimonia in Contemporary Virtue Ethics." Handbook of Virtue Ethics, ed. Stan van Hooft and Nicole Saunders. Acumen Press. (2014)
      • "The Role of Welfare in Eudaimonism." Southern Journal of Philosophy 51(4): 511-535. (2013)
      • "Pragmatic Encroachment in Accounts of Epistemic Excellence." Synthese 190: 3929-3952. (2013)
      • "A Eudaimonist Approach to the Problem of Significance." Acta Analytica 25(2): 215-241. (2010)


      • Review of The Virtues of Happiness: A Theory of the Good Life by Paul Bloomfield, Oxford University Press. Ethics 126(2). 2016.
      • Review of Intelligent Virtue by Julia Annas, Oxford University Press. Mind 122(485): 241-245. 2013.
      • Review of Epistemic Authority: A Theory of Trust, Authority, and Autonomy of Belief by Linda Zagebski, Oxford University Press. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. 2013.
      • Review of Aristotle and the Virtues by Howard Curzer, Oxford University Press. Ancient Philosophy 34: 216-219. 2014.