Arne Næss

Norwegian philosopher and mountain climber (1912-2009)

Arne Dekke Eide Næss (/ˈɑːrnə ˈnɛs/ AR-nə NESS; Norwegian: [ˈnɛsː]; 27 January 1912 – 12 January 2009) was a Norwegian philosopher[1] who coined the term "deep ecology".

In 1960 he started a periodical - a scientific periodical (or magazine) Inquiry.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Tranøy, Knut Erik (2020-02-26). "Arne Næss". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian Bokmål).