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Skye C Cleary
Philosopher, New York City

Skye C Cleary is the author of Existentialism and Romantic Love (Palgrave Macmillan 2015) and coeditor of How to Live a Good Life (Vintage 2019). She teaches at Columbia, Barnard, the City College of New York, and previously at the New York Public Library. She is Lead Editor of the Blog of the American Philosophical Association, and a certified fellow with the American Philosophical Practitioners Association. Prior to academia, she was an international equity arbitrageur and management consultant. She has a PhD and an MBA, cares about marine conservation, and loves scuba diving, yoga, and cocktails.

Written by Skye C Cleary

Essay/
Values and beliefs
Human nature matters

The only way to construct a robust philosophy for life is to have a clear and realistic picture of what makes humans tick

Skye C Cleary & Massimo Pigliucci

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