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Charles List

Professor of Philosophy

Photo of Charles List standing in a stream holding a large fishCharles List is a member of the SUNY Plattsburgh Philosophy Department, where he teaches courses in environmental ethics and outdoor ethics. His recently published articles on the ethics of hunting and fishing and the role of outdoor activities in character development are an outgrowth of his expeditionary studies course, EXP 370: Outdoor Sport and Culture, which combines instruction in fly fishing with a study of that sport in cultural contexts. Read Charles List’s complete faculty profile.


  • Ph.D., University of Iowa
  • M.A., University of Iowa
  • B.A., University of Minnesota

Teaching Areas

  • Environmental Ethics
  • Outdoor Ethics
  • Hunting Ethics
  • Fly Fishing
  • Nietzsche
  • The Problem of Universals

Research Areas

  • Ethical evaluation of outdoor practices
  • Wilderness issues
  • Hunting ethics
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