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  1. The Shallow and the Deep, Long-Range Ecology Movement. A Summary.Arne Naess - 1973 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 16 (1-4):95 – 100.
    Ecologically responsible policies are concerned only in part with pollution and resource depletion. There are deeper concerns which touch upon principles of diversity, complexity, autonomy, decentralization, symbiosis, egalitarianism, and classlessness.
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    The Shallow and the Deep, Lono-Ranoe Eooloov Movement.Arne Naess - forthcoming - Environmental Ethics.
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    Communication and Argument: Elements of Applied Semantics.Arne Naess - 1966 - London, England: [Totowa, N.J.]Bedminster Press.
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    Communication and Argument: Elements of Applied Semantics.Arne Naess - 1966 - London, England: Universitetsforlaget.
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  5. The Deep Ecological Movement: Some Philosophical Aspects.Arne Naess - 1986 - Philosophical Inquiry 8 (1/2):10-31.
  6. A Defence of the Deep Ecology Movement.Arne Naess - 1984 - Environmental Ethics 6 (3):265-270.
    There is an international deep ecology social movement with key terms, slogans, and rhetorical use of language comparable to what we find in other activist “alternative” movements today. Some supporters of the movement partake in academic philosophy and have developed or at least suggested philosophies, “ecosophies,” inspired by the movement. R. A. Watson does not distinguish sufficiently between the movement and the philosophical expressions with academic pretensions. As a result, he falsely concludes that deep ecology implies setting man apart from (...)
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  7. The Deep Ecological Movement: Some Philosophical Aspects.Arne Naess - 1986 - Philosophical Inquiry 8 (1-2):10-31.
  8. Spinoza and Ecology.Arne Naess - 1977 - Philosophia 7 (1):45-54.
  9. Interpretation and Preciseness.Arne Naess - 1953 - Synthese 9 (6):413-416.
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    The Vienna Circle and Logical Empiricism: Re-Evaluation and Future Perspectives.Friedrich Stadler, Arne Naess, Paolo Parrini, Anita Von Duhn, David Jalal Hyder & Hubert Schleichert - 2003 - Springer Verlag.
    EMPIRICAL. PROBLEM. INTRODUCTION The unity of science movement was itself far from unified.1 There may have been unity on the rallying call for a unity of science but that is as far as it went. Not only was there disagreement among the ...
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    A Defence of the Deep Ecology Movement.Arne Naess - 1984 - Environmental Ethics 6 (3):265-270.
    There is an international deep ecology social movement with key terms, slogans, and rhetorical use of language comparable to what we find in other activist “alternative” movements today. Some supporters of the movement partake in academic philosophy and have developed or at least suggested philosophies, “ecosophies,” inspired by the movement. R. A. Watson does not distinguish sufficiently between the movement and the philosophical expressions with academic pretensions. As a result, he falsely concludes that deep ecology implies setting man apart from (...)
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    The Pluralist and Possibilist Aspect of the Scientific Enterprise.Arne Naess - 1972 - Universitetsforlaget.
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  13. Communication and Argument. Elements of Applied Semantics.Arne Naess - 1967 - Synthese 17 (1):344-345.
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  14. Communication and Argument: Elements of Applied Semantics.Arne Naess & Alastair Hannay - 1968 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 1 (2):121-122.
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  15. Synonymity as Revealed by Intuition.Arne Naess - 1957 - Philosophical Review 66 (1):87-93.
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    Toward a Theory of Interpretation and Preciseness.Arne Naess - 1949 - Theoria 15 (1-3):220-241.
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    Philosophical Dialogues: Arne Naess and the Progress of Philosophy.Peder Anker, Per Ariansen, Alfred J. Ayer, Murray Bookchin, Baird Callicott, John Clark, Bill Devall, Fons Elders, Paul Feyerabend, Warwick Fox, William C. French, Harold Glasser, Ramachandra Guha, Patsy Hallen, Stephan Harding, Andrew Mclaughlin, Ivar Mysterud, Arne Naess, Bryan Norton, Val Plumwood, Peter Reed, Kirkpatrick Sale, Ariel Salleh, Karen Warren, Richard A. Watson, Jon Wetlesen & Michael E. Zimmerman (eds.) - 1999 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    The volume documents, and makes an original contribution to, an astonishing period in twentieth-century philosophy—the progress of Arne Naess's ecophilosophy from its inception to the present. It includes Naess's most crucial polemics with leading thinkers, drawn from sources as diverse as scholarly articles, correspondence, TV interviews and unpublished exchanges. The book testifies to the skeptical and self-correcting aspects of Naess's vision, which has deepened and broadened to include third world and feminist perspectives. Philosophical Dialogues is an essential addition to the (...)
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    The World of Concrete Contents.Arne Naess - 1985 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 28 (1-4):417 – 428.
    An attempt is made to find a coherent verbal expression of the intuition that reality is a manifold of more or less comprehensive wholes (gestalts), all discernible in terms of qualities. Quantitative natural science is thought to describe abstract structures of reality, not contents. The qualities are neither subjective nor objective, they belong to concrete contents with structures comprising at least three abstract relata: object, subject, and medium. Their status is that of entia rationis, not content of reality. Recent developments (...)
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    Scepticism.Arne Naess - 1969 - New York: Humanities P..
    Originally published in 1968. Scepticism is generally regarded as a position which, if correct, would be disastrous for our everyday and scientific beliefs. According to this view, a sceptical argument is one that leads to the intuitively false conclusion that we cannot know anything. But there is another, much neglected and more radical form of scepticism, Pyrrhonism, which neither denies nor accepts the possibility of knowledge and is to be regarded not as a philosophical position so much as the expression (...)
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    Logical Empiricism and the Uniqueness of the Schlick Seminar: A Personal Experience with Consequences.Arne Naess - 1993 - Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook 1:11-25.
    In what follows I shall speak about many phenomena, but what I wish to convey more than anything else is a combination of positive aspects of the rightly famous seminar headed by Moritz Schlick the years before he was shot on the stairs of the University of Vienna in 1936. These aspects make the seminar unique. I have taken part in a wealth of good seminars before and after 1936, but my experience as a participant of that seminar makes it, (...)
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    Self-Realization in Mixed Communities of Humans, Bears, Sheep, and Wolves.Arne Naess - 1979 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 22 (1-4):231 – 241.
    The paper assumes as a general abstract norm that the specific potentialities of living beings be fulfilled. No being has a priority in principle in the realizing of its possibilities, but norms of increasing diversity or richness of potentialities put limits on the development of destructive life-styles. Application is made to the mixed Norwegian communities of certain mammals and humans. A kind of modus vivendi is established which is firmly based on cultural tradition. It is fairly unimportant whether the term (...)
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  22. Communication and Argument. Elements of Applied Semantics.Arne Naess & Alastair Hannay - 1968 - Foundations of Language 4 (4):446-447.
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  23. Scepticism.Arne Naess - 1968 - Philosophy 45 (172):165-166.
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  24. Spinoza and the Deep Ecology Movement.Arne Naess - 1992 - Eburon.
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    Beautiful Action. Its Function in the Ecological Crisis.Arne Naess - 1993 - Environmental Values 2 (1):67 - 71.
    The distinction made by Kant between 'moral' and 'beautiful' actions is relevant to efforts to counteract the current ecological crisis. Actions proceeding from inclination may be politically more effective than those depending on a sense of duty. Education could help by fostering love and respect for life.
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  26. Freedom, Emotion and Self-subsistence. The Structure of a Central Part of Spinoza's Ethics.Arne Naess - 1977 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 39 (2):341-341.
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    Husserl on the Apodictic Evidence of Ideal Laws.Arne Naess - 1954 - Theoria 20 (1-3):53-63.
  28. Simple in Means, Rich in Ends.Arne Naess - forthcoming - Environmental Philosophy: From Animal Rights to Deep Ecology, Ed Me Zimmerman (Englewood Cliffs, Nj: Prentice Hall).
     
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    Logical Equivalence, Intentional Isomorphism and Synonymity as Studied by Questionnaires.Arne Naess - 1956 - Synthese 10 (1):471 - 479.
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    A Study of 'Or'.Arne Naess - 1961 - Synthese 13 (1):49 - 60.
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    Husserl on the Apodictic Evidence of Ideal Laws.Arne Naess - 1977 - In Jitendranath Mohanty (ed.), Theoria. M. Nijhoff. pp. 67--75.
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    Do We Know That Basic Norms Cannot Be True or False?Arne Naess - 1959 - Theoria 25 (1):31-53.
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    Scepticism.Arne Naess - 1969 - Routledge.
    Originally published in 1968. Scepticism is generally regarded as a position which, if correct, would be disastrous for our everyday and scientific beliefs. According to this view, a sceptical argument is one that leads to the intuitively false conclusion that we cannot know anything. But there is another, much neglected and more radical form of scepticism, Pyrrhonism, which neither denies nor accepts the possibility of knowledge and is to be regarded not as a philosophical position so much as the expression (...)
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    Typology of Questionnaires Adopted to the Study of Expressions with Closely Related Meanings.Arne Naess - 1960 - Synthese 12 (4):481 - 494.
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    Reflections About Total Views.Arne Naess - 1964 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 25 (1):16-29.
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    Nuclear Weapons and the Future of Humanity: The Fundamental Questions.John P. Holdren, Paul R. Ehrlich, Anne Ehrlich, Gary Stahl, Berel Lang, Richard H. Popkin, Joseph Margolis, Patrick Morgan, John Hare, Russell Hardin, Richard A. Watson, Gregory S. Kavka, Jean Bethke Elshtain, Sidney Axinn, Terry Nardin, Douglas P. Lackey, Jefferson McMahan, Edmund Pellegrino, Stephen Toulmin, Dietrich Fischer, Edward F. McClennen, Louis Rene Beres, Arne Naess, Richard Falk & Milton Fisk - 1986 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    The excellent quality and depth of the various essays make [the book] an invaluable resource....It is likely to become essential reading in its field.—CHOICE.
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  37. Scepticism.Arne Naess - 1968 - Routledge.
    Originally published in 1968. Scepticism is generally regarded as a position which, if correct, would be disastrous for our everyday and scientific beliefs. According to this view, a sceptical argument is one that leads to the intuitively false conclusion that we cannot know anything. But there is another, much neglected and more radical form of scepticism, Pyrrhonism, which neither denies nor accepts the possibility of knowledge and is to be regarded not as a philosophical position so much as the expression (...)
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    Environmental Ethics and Spinoza's Ethics. Comments on Genevieve Lloyd's Article.Arne Naess - 1980 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 23 (3):313 – 325.
    The sheer complexity of Spinoza's thinking makes it impossible for any movement to use him as a patron. But philosophically engaged ecologists and environmentalists may find in his system an inexhaustible source of inspiration. This holds good even if he was personally a ?speciesist? and uninterested in animals or landscapes. Underestimation of his potential help is due to a variety of factors: failure to pay enough attention to the structure of his system, belief in its close resemblance to that of (...)
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    Self-Realization.Arne Naess - 2002 - In Ruth F. Chadwick & Doris Schroeder (eds.), Applied Ethics: Critical Concepts in Philosophy. Routledge. pp. 4--195.
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  40. Invitation to Chinese Philosophy.Arne Naess & Alastair Hannay - 1974 - Mind 83 (331):449-450.
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    Pluralism of Tenable World Views.Arne Naess - 2003 - Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook 10:3-7.
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    The Spirit of the Vienna Circle Devoted to Questions of Lebens- and Weltauffassung.Arne Naess - 1998 - Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook 5:359-367.
    The history of the Vienna Circle is bound up with what was called the Wissenschaftliche Weltauffassung. But with the requirements of the members when it came to deciding whether a sentence expressed scientific knowledge or not, the basic sentences expressing a Lebens- und Weltauffassung would scarcely qualify as such, nor would hypotheses about a scientific world view. The Wissenschaftlichkeit ofphysicalism, logical behaviorism,logical syntax, unity of science, were hypothetical at best, and in my opinion should not be identified with the total (...)
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    Freedom, Emotion, and Self-Subsistence.Arne Naess - 1969 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 12 (1-4):66 – 104.
    A set of basic static predicates, ?in itself, ?existing through itself, ?free?, and others are taken to be (at least) extensionally equivalent, and some consequences are drawn in Parts A and ? of the paper. Part C introduces adequate causation and adequate conceiving as extensionally equivalent. The dynamism or activism of Spinoza is reflected in the reconstruction by equating action with causing, passion (passive emotion) with being caused. The relation between conceiving (understanding) and causing is narrowed down by introducing grasping (...)
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    Why Not Science for Anarchists Too? A Reply to Feyerabend.Arne Naess - 1975 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 18 (2):183 – 194.
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    Gandhi and Group Conflict: An Exploration of Satyagraha, Theoretical Background.Arne Naess - 1976 - Philosophy East and West 26 (1):85-88.
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    Psychological Research and Humean Problems.Siri Naess & Arne Naess - 1960 - Philosophy of Science 27 (2):134-146.
    In this article the question is raised whether philosophers, studying Humean problems, might profit from the empirical findings of contemporary psychology. A text from Hume's Treatise of Human Nature is analyzed in an attempt to find out (1) whether his problems are open to empirical testing. Each sentence in the text is classified into normative, declarative, analytic and synthetic. A prevalence of declarative, synthetic sentences is found. Further, the question is examined (2) whether contemporary empirical psychology has contributed to the (...)
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    Avalanches as Social Constructions.Arne Naess - 2000 - Environmental Ethics 22 (3):335-336.
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  48. A Sceptical Dialogue on Induction.Arne Naess - 1984 - Van Gorcum.
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  49. A Sceptical Dialogue on Induction.Arne Naess - 1987 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 49 (2):352-352.
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  50. Books Received. [REVIEW]Arne Naess - 1979 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 22 (1/2):249.
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