My Survey Responses

Survey Prompt Response
Main Questions
A priori knowledge Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Abstract objects Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Aesthetic value Lean towards: objective
Aim of philosophy Accept: truth/knowledge
Analytic-synthetic distinction Agnostic/undecided
Chinese room Accept an alternative view: The person in the CR doesn't understand, but the whole system does.
Eating animals and animal products Lean towards: veganism (no and no)
Epistemic justification Lean towards: externalism
Experience machine Lean towards: yes
External world Lean towards: non-skeptical realism
Footbridge Accept: push
Free will Accept: compatibilism
Gender Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards social
God Accept: atheism
Kant Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Knowledge Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Knowledge claims Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Laws of nature Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Logic Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Material composition Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Meaning of life Lean towards: subjective
Mental content Accept: externalism
Meta-ethics Accept: moral realism
Metaphilosophy Lean towards: naturalism
Mind Accept an alternative view: naturalism, agnostic on physicalism
Moral judgment Lean towards: cognitivism
Moral motivation Accept: externalism
Newcomb's problem Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Normative ethics Lean towards: consequentialism
Other minds Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept adult humans
  • Accept cats
  • Accept fish
  • Lean towards flies
  • Lean towards worms
  • Lean against plants
  • Lean against particles
  • Lean towards newborn babies
  • Reject current AI systems
  • Lean towards future AI systems
Perceptual experience Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Personal identity Lean towards: psychological view
Philosophical methods Accept a combination of answers:
  • Neutral towards formal philosophy
  • Lean towards experimental philosophy
  • Lean towards empirical philosophy
  • Neutral towards linguistic philosophy
  • Neutral towards conceptual engineering
  • Neutral towards intuition-based philosophy
  • Neutral towards conceptual analysis
Philosophical progress Lean towards: a little
Plato Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Political philosophy Accept an alternative view: Left libertarianism, not right
Possible worlds Lean towards: abstract
Proper names Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Race Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Science Lean towards: scientific realism
Semantic content Lean towards: radical contextualism (most or all)
Teletransporter Lean towards: death
Time Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Trolley problem Accept: switch
True contradictions Lean towards: impossible
Truth Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Units of selection Lean towards: genes
Vagueness Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Values in science Lean towards: can be either
Zombies Lean towards: conceivable but not metaphysically possible
Survey Prompt Response
Additional Questions
Abortion Accept: permissible
Aesthetic experience Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Analysis of knowledge Agnostic/undecided
Arguments for theism Lean towards: ontological
Belief or credence Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Capital punishment Accept an alternative view: permissible in principle but not in any actual circumstances
Causation Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Concepts Agnostic/undecided
Consciousness Lean towards: functionalism
Continuum hypothesis Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Cosmological fine-tuning Accept: no fine-tuning
Environmental ethics Lean towards: non-anthropocentric
Extended mind Accept: yes
Foundations of mathematics Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Gender categories Lean towards: revise
Grounds of intentionality Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards causal/teleological
  • Lean towards interpretational
  • Neutral towards inferential
  • Reject primitive
  • Reject phenomenal
Hard problem of consciousness Lean towards: no
Human genetic engineering Accept an alternative view: somatic: yes; germline: maybe
Hume Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Immortality Lean towards: no
Interlevel metaphysics Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Justification Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Law Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Metaontology Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Method in history of philosophy Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Method in political philosophy Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Mind uploading Lean towards: survival
Moral principles Lean towards: moral particularism
Morality Accept an alternative view: sensibility view, agnostic about naturalism and non-naturalism
Normative concepts Lean towards: reasons
Ought implies can Lean towards: yes
Philosophical knowledge Lean towards: a little
Politics Lean towards: socialism
Practical reason Agnostic/undecided
Principle of sufficient reason Lean towards: false
Properties Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Propositional attitudes Lean towards: representational
Propositions Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Quantum mechanics Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Race categories Lean towards: eliminate
Rational disagreement Lean towards: non-permissivism
Response to external-world skepticism Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Sleeping beauty Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Spacetime Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Statue and lump There is no fact of the matter
Temporal ontology Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Theory of reference Lean towards: causal
Time travel Accept an alternative view: impossible to travel backwards; maybe possible to travel forwards
Well-being Lean towards: objective list
Wittgenstein Lean towards: late