My Survey Responses

Survey Prompt Response
Main Questions
A priori knowledge Lean towards: no
Abstract objects Accept: nominalism
Aesthetic value Accept: subjective
Aim of philosophy Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept truth/knowledge
  • Accept goodness/justice
  • Accept understanding
  • Accept wisdom
  • Lean against happiness
Analytic-synthetic distinction Agnostic/undecided
Capital punishment Accept: impermissible
Causation Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Concepts Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Eating animals and animal products Accept: veganism (no and no)
Epistemic justification Lean towards: externalism
Experience machine Accept: no
External world Accept: non-skeptical realism
Footbridge Accept: don't push
Free will Lean towards: no free will
Gender Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean against Gender: biological
  • Lean towards Gender: psychological
  • Lean towards Gender: social
God Accept: atheism
Knowledge Accept: empiricism
Knowledge claims Accept an alternative view: Subject sensitive invariantism
Laws of nature Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Logic Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Meaning of life Accept: subjective
Mental content Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Meta-ethics Accept: moral anti-realism
Metaontology Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Metaphilosophy Lean towards: naturalism
Mind Lean towards: physicalism
Moral judgment Lean towards: cognitivism
Moral motivation Lean towards: externalism
Newcomb's problem Accept: two boxes
Normative ethics Lean towards: deontology
Ought implies can Accept an alternative view: Ought implies could have
Perceptual experience Lean towards: representationalism
Personal identity Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards biological view
  • Lean towards psychological view
  • Reject further-fact view
Philosophical methods Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept formal philosophy
  • Neutral towards experimental philosophy
  • Lean towards linguistic philosophy
  • Accept empirical philosophy
  • Neutral towards conceptual analysis
  • Accept intuition-based philosophy
  • Neutral towards conceptual engineering
Philosophical progress Agnostic/undecided
Political philosophy Accept: egalitarianism
Proper names Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Propositional attitudes Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Race Lean towards: social
Rational disagreement Accept: permissivism
Science Lean towards: scientific realism
Semantic content Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Teletransporter Lean towards: death
Time Agnostic/undecided
Trolley problem Lean towards: don't switch
Truth Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Units of selection Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Vagueness Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Well-being Accept an alternative view: Hybrid: Beliefs about value for those who can form such beliefs, hedonism for those who can't
Zombies The question is too unclear to answer
Survey Prompt Response
Additional Questions
Abortion Accept: permissible
Aesthetic experience Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Analysis of knowledge Lean towards: justified true belief
Arguments for theism Lean towards: cosmological
Belief or credence There is no fact of the matter
Chinese room Accept: doesn't understand
Consciousness Agnostic/undecided
Continuum hypothesis Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Cosmological fine-tuning Accept: no fine-tuning
Environmental ethics Accept an alternative view: Non-anthropocentric (since nature has instrumental value to animals too), but no intrinsic value to nature.
Extended mind Lean towards: no
Foundations of mathematics Lean towards: constructivism/intuitionism
Gender categories Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Grounds of intentionality Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Hard problem of consciousness Lean towards: yes
Human genetic engineering Lean towards: permissible
Hume Lean towards: naturalist
Immortality Accept: yes
Interlevel metaphysics Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Justification Lean towards: reliabilism
Kant Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Law Accept: legal positivism
Material composition Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Method in history of philosophy Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Method in political philosophy Accept an alternative view: Both have value, but currently too much emphasis on ideal theory
Mind uploading Lean towards: death
Moral principles Lean towards: moral generalism
Morality Accept: constructivism
Normative concepts There is no fact of the matter
Other minds Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept adult humans
  • Accept cats
  • Accept fish
  • Lean towards flies
  • Lean towards worms
  • Lean against plants
  • Reject particles
  • Lean towards newborn babies
  • Reject current AI systems
  • Lean towards future AI systems
Philosophical knowledge Accept: a lot
Plato Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Politics Accept: socialism
Possible worlds Accept: nonexistent
Practical reason Accept: Humean
Principle of sufficient reason Lean towards: false
Properties Agnostic/undecided
Propositions Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Quantum mechanics Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Race categories Agnostic/undecided
Response to external-world skepticism Agnostic/undecided
Sleeping beauty Agnostic/undecided
Spacetime Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Statue and lump Accept: two things
Temporal ontology Agnostic/undecided
Theory of reference Agnostic/undecided
Time travel Lean towards: metaphysically impossible
True contradictions Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Values in science Accept: necessarily value-laden
Wittgenstein Insufficiently familiar with the issue