My Survey Responses

Survey Prompt Response
Main Questions
A priori knowledge Accept: no
Abstract objects Lean towards: nominalism
Aesthetic value Accept: subjective
Aim of philosophy There is no fact of the matter
Analytic-synthetic distinction Accept: no
Capital punishment There is no fact of the matter
Concepts Accept: empiricism
Consciousness Agnostic/undecided
Eating animals and animal products Accept: omnivorism (yes and yes)
Environmental ethics Accept: anthropocentric
Epistemic justification Lean towards: externalism
Experience machine Accept: no
External world Lean towards: non-skeptical realism
Footbridge There is no fact of the matter
Free will Accept: no free will
Gender Accept: social
God Accept: atheism
Knowledge Accept: empiricism
Knowledge claims There is no fact of the matter
Laws of nature Accept: Humean
Logic Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Material composition There is no fact of the matter
Meaning of life Accept: subjective
Mental content There is no fact of the matter
Meta-ethics Accept: moral anti-realism
Metaphilosophy Accept: naturalism
Method in political philosophy Lean towards: non-ideal theory
Mind Skipped
Mind uploading Accept: death
Moral judgment Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards non-cognitivism
  • Lean towards cognitivism
  • Accept hybrid of both
Moral motivation Accept: internalism
Newcomb's problem Agnostic/undecided
Normative ethics Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards consequentialism
  • Neutral towards virtue ethics
  • Lean towards deontology
Ought implies can Accept: yes
Perceptual experience There is no fact of the matter
Personal identity Accept: psychological view
Philosophical methods Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards experimental philosophy
  • Lean against conceptual analysis
  • Reject formal philosophy
  • Reject intuition-based philosophy
  • Reject linguistic philosophy
  • Accept empirical philosophy
  • Neutral towards conceptual engineering
  • Accept naturalistic methods
Philosophical progress Accept: a little
Political philosophy Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards egalitarianism
  • Reject libertarianism
  • Reject communitarianism
  • Accept Socialism
Proper names Agnostic/undecided
Race Accept: social
Science Lean towards: scientific realism
Spacetime Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Teletransporter Accept: death
Theory of reference Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean against causal
  • Lean towards descriptive
  • Lean towards deflationary
Time Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Trolley problem There is no fact of the matter
Truth Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards correspondence
  • Reject epistemic
  • Lean towards deflationary
Vagueness Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Zombies Accept: conceivable but not metaphysically possible
Survey Prompt Response
Additional Questions
Abortion There is no fact of the matter
Aesthetic experience Accept: pleasure
Analysis of knowledge Lean towards: justified true belief
Arguments for theism There is no fact of the matter
Belief or credence Skipped
Causation Skipped
Chinese room Lean towards: understands
Continuum hypothesis Skipped
Cosmological fine-tuning Skipped
Extended mind Skipped
Gender categories Skipped
Grounds of intentionality Skipped
Hard problem of consciousness Lean towards: no
Human genetic engineering There is no fact of the matter
Hume Accept: naturalist
Immortality The question is too unclear to answer
Interlevel metaphysics Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards supervenience
  • Reject grounding
  • Lean towards identity
  • Lean towards realization
Justification Lean towards: reliabilism
Kant Accept: two worlds
Law Accept: legal positivism
Metaontology There is no fact of the matter
Method in history of philosophy Accept an alternative view: hybrid of both
Moral principles Lean towards: moral generalism
Morality Accept an alternative view: anti-realism about the metaphysics, a hybrid view of the semantics
Normative concepts There is no fact of the matter
Other minds Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept adult humans
  • Accept cats
  • Neutral towards fish
  • Neutral towards flies
  • Neutral towards worms
  • Reject plants
  • Reject particles
  • Accept newborn babies
  • Reject current AI systems
  • Neutral towards future AI systems
Philosophical knowledge Accept: none
Plato Agnostic/undecided
Politics Accept: socialism
Possible worlds Accept: nonexistent
Practical reason Accept: Humean
Principle of sufficient reason Accept: false
Properties There is no fact of the matter
Propositional attitudes Accept an alternative view: Hybrid view
Propositions There is no fact of the matter
Quantum mechanics Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Race categories Accept: eliminate
Rational disagreement Skipped
Response to external-world skepticism Accept: pragmatic
Semantic content Skipped
Sleeping beauty Skipped
Statue and lump There is no fact of the matter
Temporal ontology There is no fact of the matter
Time travel Skipped
True contradictions Skipped
Units of selection Skipped
Values in science Accept: can be either
Well-being Accept an alternative view: a hybrid view combing all of the above plus some
Wittgenstein Accept an alternative view: Neither