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Arne Naess

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — Philosophy.

A Norwegianphilosopher, alpine climber, and influential environmental thinker (1912–2009), who coined the term deep ecology to express a vision of the world in which we protect the...

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commensurable

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy — Environmental Science.

Values or benefits that can be measured by a common standard (for example in dollars or cubic metres) and objectively compared. Contrast incommensurable.

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compatible

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — Philosophy.

Two propositions are compatible if they can both be true together, i.e. they are not mutually inconsistent.

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subsistence

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — Philosophy.

Existence, but of a rather shadowy kind, apt for universals, fictional characters and other insubstantial entities. The term is associated with Meinong, but the idea that varieties of...

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