Professor of Philosophy
Charles List is a professor of philosophy and has been teaching at Plattsburgh since 1980. Besides the academic interests listed below he likes to train bird dogs, tie flies, and fly fish.
- Ph.D. University of Iowa
- M.A. University of Iowa
- B.A. University of Minnesota
- Environmental ethics
- Outdoor ethics
- Hunting ethics
- Fly fishing
- The problem of universals
- Ethical evaluation of outdoor practices
- Wilderness issues
- Hunting ethics
Recent Publications and Presentations
- Hunting, Fishing, and Environmental Virtue: Reconnecting Sportsmanship and Conservation, Oregon State University Press, 2013. Read about this book: http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/hunting-fishing-and-environmental-virtue.
- “Breaking the Rules of Respect” with Beth Dixon in Eva Marsal, Barbara Weber, Susan T. Gardner (eds.) Respect: How Do We Get There? A Philosophical Inquiry. Lit. Publisher Münster, Berlin, Wien, Zürich 2013, pp. 57-66.
- “Wilderness Act of 1964” in Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, J. Baird Callicott and Robert Froderman editors, MacMillan Reference Publications, October, 2008.
- “The Virtues of Wild Leisure” Environmental Ethics, 27(4) (2005):355-373.
- “On the Moral Distinctiveness of Sport Hunting” Environmental Ethics, 26(2) (2004):155-169.
- Panel member for discussion “Subversive Spring: Rachel Carson 51 years after the publication of Silent Spring.” SUNY Plattsburgh Feinberg Library series, April 24th, 2013.
- Speaker at Love the Lake Speaker Series sponsored by the Lake Chaplain Basin Program: “Hunting, Fishing and Environmental Ethics,” March 7, 2013.
- Speaker at Lake Champlain Chapter of Trout Unlimited: “Fishing and Environmental Virtue,” February 12, 2013.
- John H. Daniels fellowship on the connections between sportsmanship and conservation at the National Sporting Library and Museum, Middleburg, VA, spring semester, 2014.
Office: Champlain Valley Hall 302
Phone: (518) 564-2833