Normative & Descriptive Claims

We humans are a chatty bunch–we talk A LOT. But each claim we make can be sorted neatly sorted into one of two categories: it either describes something or it evaluates something (philosophers call these descriptive and normative claims respectively). In this Wireless Philosophy video, a Yale University philosopher illustrates the descriptive/normative distinction, and it’s importance, with the use of ample examples.

Term Law Clerk at United States Courts for the Ninth Circuit

Employment
Term Law Clerk at United States Courts for the Ninth Circuit in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Education
Doctor of Law (JD) at Yale Law School  (2015 – 2018)
Doctor of Philosophy – Ph.D. Philosophy at Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (2009 – 2015)
Bachelor of Arts – BA Philosophy at University of California San Diego (2006 – 2009)