Brunswick, Maine, United States of America
Areas of Interest
Metaphilosophy
Meta-Ethics

My philosophical views

Question Answer Comments
A priori knowledge: yes and no Accept: yes
Abstract objects: Platonism and nominalism Reject both
Aesthetic value: objective and subjective Lean toward: subjective
Analytic-synthetic distinction: yes and no The question is too unclear to answer
Epistemic justification: internalism and externalism Accept: internalism
External world: idealism, skepticism or non-skeptical realism Accept: non-skeptical realism
Free will: compatibilism, libertarianism or no free will Agnostic/undecided
God: theism and atheism Accept: atheism
Knowledge: empiricism and rationalism Accept: rationalism
Knowledge claims: contextualism, relativism or invariantism Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Laws of nature: Humean and non-Humean Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Logic: classical and non-classical Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Mental content: internalism and externalism Accept an intermediate view
Meta-ethics: moral realism and moral anti-realism Lean toward: moral realism
Metaphilosophy: naturalism and non-naturalism Lean toward: non-naturalism
Mind: physicalism and non-physicalism Lean toward: non-physicalism
Moral judgment: cognitivism and non-cognitivism Accept: cognitivism
Moral motivation: internalism and externalism Lean toward: externalism
Newcomb's problem: one box and two boxes Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Normative ethics: deontology, consequentialism or virtue ethics Lean toward: consequentialism
Perceptual experience: disjunctivism, qualia theory, representationalism or sense-datum theory Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Personal identity: biological view, psychological view or further-fact view There is no fact of the matter
Politics: communitarianism, egalitarianism or libertarianism Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Proper names: Fregean and Millian Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Science: scientific realism and scientific anti-realism The question is too unclear to answer
Teletransporter (new matter): survival and death Accept: death
Time: A-theory and B-theory Accept: B-theory
Trolley problem (five straight ahead, one on side track, turn requires switching, what ought one do?): switch and don't switch Accept: switch
Truth: correspondence, deflationary or epistemic Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Zombies: inconceivable, conceivable but not metaphysically possible or metaphysically possible Accept: inconceivable