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Arne Naess

AKA Arne Dekke Eide Naess

Born: 27-Jan-1912
Birthplace: Slemdal, Norway
Died: 12-Jan-2009
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Philosopher

Nationality: Norway
Executive summary: Ecological philosopher

Summited Tirich Mir in Pakistan, elevation 25,289 feet, 1954.

Father: Ragnar Naess
Mother: Christine Dekke
Brother: Erling Naess (d. 1993)
Wife: Else (d., two children)
Wife: Kit Fai (until his death)

    University: MA, University of Oslo (1933)
    University: PhD Philosophy, University of Oslo (1936)
    Professor: Philosophy, University of Oslo (1939-69)

    Sonning Prize 1977
    Knighthood 2005

Author of books:
Interpretation and Preciseness (1947)
Communication and Argument (1966)
The Pluralist and Possibilist Aspect of the Scientific Enterprise (1972)
Gandhi and Group Conflict: An Exploration of Satyagraha: Theoretical Background (1974)
Freedom, Emotion and Self-Subsistence (1975)
A Sceptical Dialogue on Induction (1984)
Ecology, Community and Lifestyle (1989)
Life's Philosophy: Reason and Feeling in a Deeper World (2002)

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