Normative & Descriptive Claims
Graduate Student
Philosophy
Yale University

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 video Kelley illustrates the descriptive/normative distinction, and it's importance, with the use of ample examples.

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