Ned Hettinger's Home Page

May 2021

Photo of Ned Hettinger
I watched my country turn into a coast-to-coast strip mall
and I cried out in a song:
If we could do all that in thirty years,
then please tell me you all --
Why does good change take so long?

Greg Brown, The Poet Game


Spring 2016

Introduction to Philosophy


Age of Man Environmentalism and Respect for an Independent Nature (Eprint)
in Ethics, Policy and Environment (2021)

Understanding and Defending the Preference for Native Species
in Bernice Bovenkerk and Jozef Keulartz, eds., Animals in Our Midst: The Challenges of Co-existing with Animals in the Anthropocene (2021)

Naturalness, Wild Animal Suffering, and Palmer on Laissez-Faire (2018)
in Les Ateliers de l'éthique/The Ethics Forum
Abstract Video

Abstract of
“Evaluating Positive Aesthetics”
Journal of Aesthetic Education

Draft of
Defending Aesthetic Protectionism
in David Schmidtz, ed., Philosophy: Environmental Ethics (2017)

Le Protectionnisme Esthétique de Ned Hettinger, by Hicham-Stéphane Afeissa (2018)

Powerpoint on Naturalness, Wild Animal Suffering, and Palmer on Laissez-Faire (PDF)

Unpublished Draft “Ecoterrorism” for Ben Hale and Andrew Light, eds., Routledge Companion to Environmental Ethics (December 2023?)

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Fall 2009
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How Harmful are Chemicals?
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