Drengson, Alan

The Selected Works of Arne Naess

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Table of contents

1. Interpretation and Preciseness

1. Basic Terms

2. Basic Terms Continued

3. Misinterpretation and Pseudoagreement

4. Definitoid Statements

5. Elementary Analysis

6. Occurrence Analysis

7. Introduction of a Group of Concepts or Tests of Synonymity

8. Synonymity Questionnaires in Use

2. Scepticism

9. Pyrrho’s Scepticism According to Sextus Empiricus

10. The Psychological Possibility of Scepticism

11. Scepticism and Positive Mental Health

12. Conceptual Complementarity of Evidence and Truth Requirements

13. Dialectics of Modern Epistemological Scepticism

3. Which World Is the Real One?

14. Descriptions of Maximally Comprehensive Perspectives

15. Comparison of Different Total Views

16. Metaphysics as Exposure of Presuppositions

17. Can There Be, Ultimately, Only One Valid Total System?

18. Cultures Construed as All-Embracing Systems

19. Some Conclusions

4. The Pluralist and Possibilist Aspect of the Scientific Enterprise

20. The Impact of the New Historiography of Science

21. Experimental Setup, Rank Dimensions, and Pluralism

22. Theory and Theoretical Idea

23. The Unimpressiveness of Impossibilities

24. The New Historiography Applied to Itself: General Possibilism

5. Gandhi and Group Conflict

25. Gandhi's Experiments

26. The Metaphysics of Satyagraha

27. Norms and Hypotheses of Gandhian Ethics and Strategy of Group Struggle

28. Nonviolence and the “New Violence”

29. Comparison with Certain Other Philosophies of Conflict

6. Freedom, Emotion, and Self-Subsistence

30. The Fundamental Dual Distinction: “In Itself” and “In Something Else”

31. Existence and Freedom

32. Causation, Cognition, and Action

33. Grading Basic Distinctions

34. The Road to Freedom Through Active Emotion

35. Joy

36. Good and Bad and Usefulness

37. Virtue and Reason

38. Self-Satisfaction

7. Communication and Argument

39. Interpretation

40. Precization and Definition

41. Analytic and Synthetic Sentences

42. Agreement and Disagreement

43. Surveys of Arguments for and Against a Standpoint

44. Effective Discussion

8. Common Sense, Knowledge, and Truth

45. Common Sense and Truth

46. Logical Equivalence, Intentional Isomorphism, and Synonymity as Studied by Questionnaires

47. A Study of Or

48. Typology of Questionnaires Adapted to the Study of Expressions with Closely Related Meanings

49. The Empirical Semantics of Key Terms, Phrases, and Sentences: Empirical Semantics Applied to Nonprofessional Language

50. A Necessary Component of Logic: Empirical Argumentation Analysis

51. “You Assert This?”: An Empirical Study of Weight Expressions

52. Husserl on the Apodictic Evidence of Ideal Laws

53. Can Knowledge Be Reached?

54. Pyrrhonism Revisited

55. Trust and Confidence in the Absence of Strict Knowledge and Truth: An Answer to Nicholas Rescher's Critical Reappraisal of Scepticism

56. How Can the Empirical Movement Be Promoted Today? A Discussion of the Empiricism of Otto Neurath and Rudolf Carnap

57. The Glass Is on the Table

58. Logical Empiricism and the Uniqueness of the Schlick Seminar: A Personal Experience with Consequence

59. The Spirit of the Vienna Circle Devoted to Questions of Lebens- and Weltauffassung

60. Do We Know That Basic Norms Cannot Be True or False?

61. We Still Do Not Know That Norms Cannot Be True or False: A Reply to Dag Österberg

62. The Principle of Intensity

63. Creativity and Gestalt Thinking

64. Gestalt Thinking and Buddhism

65. Kierkegaard and the Values of Education

9. Reason, Democracy, and Science

66. The Function of Ideological Convictions

67. Analytical Survey of Agreements and Disagreements

68. Ideology and Rationality

69. Science as Behavior: Prospects and Limitations of a Behavioral Metascience

70. A Plea for Pluralism in Philosophy and Physics

71. The Case Against Science

72. On the Structure and Function of Paradigms in Science

73. Why Not Science for Anarchists Too?

74. Nonmilitary Defense

75. Can Violence Lead to Nonviolence? Gandhi's Point of View

76. Consequences of an Absolute No to Nuclear War

77. Is Freedom Consistent with Spinoza's Determinism?

78. Through Spinoza to Mahayana Buddhism or Through Mahayana Buddhism to Spinoza?

79. An Application of Empirical Argumentation Analysis to Spinoza's Ethics

80. Spinoza's Finite God

81. Einstein, Spinoza, and God

82. How My Philosophy Seemed to Develop

83. Deep Ecology and Education: A Conversation with Arne Naess

10. Deep Ecology of Wisdom

84. Nature Ebbing Out

85. The Shallow and the Deep, Long-Range Ecology Movement: A Summary

86. The Basics of Deep Ecology

87. Deepness of Questions and the Deep Ecology Movement

88. The Deep Ecology Movement: Some Philosophical Aspects

89. The Deep Ecology “Eight Points” Revisited

90. Equality, Sameness, and Rights

91. The Breadth and the Limits of the Deep Ecology Movement

92. The Apron Diagram

93. What Do We as Supporters of the Deep Ecology Movement Stand for and Believe In?

94. A Note on the Prehistory and History of the Deep Ecology Movement

95. Antifascist Character of the Eight Points of the Deep Ecology Movement

96. Deep Ecology and Lifestyle

97. The Place of Joy in a World of Fact

98. Beautiful Action: Its Function in the Ecological Crisis

99. Should We Try to Relieve Clear Cases of Suffering in Nature?

100. Sustainability! The Integral Approach

101. Expert Views on the Inherent Value of Nature

102. The Arrogance of Antihumanism

103. Politics and the Ecological Crisis: An Introductory Note

104. The Politics of the Deep Ecology Movement

105. The Three Great Movements

106. The Encouraging Richness and Diversity of Ultimate Premises in Environmental Philosophy

107. The Third World, Wilderness, and Deep Ecology

108. Cultural Diversity and the Deep Ecology Movement

109. Population Reduction: An Ecosophical View

110. Migration and Ecological Unsustainability

111. Self-Realization in Mixed Communities of Human Beings, Bears, Sheep, and Wolves

112. Philosophy of Wolf Policies I: General Principles and Preliminary Exploration of Selected Norms (coau

113. Deep Ecology and Conservation Biology

114. The Tragedy of Norwegian Whaling

115. Letter Sent October 1971 to the King of Nepal

116. An Example of a Place: Tvergastein

117. Some Ethical Considerations with a View to Mountaineering in Norway

118. Modesty and the Conquest of Mountains

119. The South Wall of Tirich Mir East

120. Spinoza and Attitudes Toward Nature

121. Spinoza and the Deep Ecology Movement

122. A Systematization of Gandhian Ethics of Conflict Resolution

123. The World of Concrete Contents

124. Gestalt Ontology and Gestalt Thinking

125. Reflections About Total Views

126. Notes on the Methodology of Normative Systems

127. Paul Feyerabend—A Green Hero?

128. Self-Realization: An Ecological Approach to Being in the World

129. The Connection of “Self-Realization!” with Diversity, Complexity, and Symbiosis

130. Integration of the “Eight Points” into Ecosophy T

131. A Note on Definition, Criteria, and Characterizations

132. Docta Ignorantia and the Application of General Guidelines

133. Ranking, Yes, but the Inherent Value Is the Same: An Answer to William C. French

134. The Heart of the Forest

135. Metaphysics of the Treeline

136. Avalanches as Social Constructions

137. Sustainable Development and Deep Ecology

138. Industrial Society, Postmodernity, and Ecological Sustainability

139. An Outline of the Problems Ahead

140. Deep Ecology for the Twenty-second Century


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