Coffee with Claire Kirwin

“My interest is in thinking about value and the questions about value that come up in our actual lives. That’s my interest both within and beyond the academy, as a philosopher and a person. That’s why I’m drawn to philosophy, because it might have something to tell us about life”

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Intro to: Value Realism

By Andy Xu Here, I will discuss the central ideas of value realism. Before I get to that, however, there are some general remarks to be made about philosophical realism. Philosophical realism consists in two general aspects: (1) existence and (2) independence. Existence means that “objects,” such as chairs, babies, men and women, all exist. […]

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