My Survey Responses

Survey Prompt Response
Main Questions
A priori knowledge Accept: yes
Abstract objects Accept: Platonism
Aesthetic value Lean towards: objective
Aim of philosophy Lean towards: truth/knowledge
Analytic-synthetic distinction Lean towards: yes
Causation Lean towards: counterfactual/difference-making
Eating animals and animal products Lean towards: veganism (no and no)
Epistemic justification Lean towards: internalism
Experience machine Lean towards: no
External world Accept: non-skeptical realism
Footbridge Lean towards: don't push
Free will Lean towards: compatibilism
Gender Lean towards: social
Gender categories Lean towards: eliminate
God Accept: atheism
Kant Lean towards: two worlds
Knowledge Lean towards: rationalism
Knowledge claims Accept: contextualism
Laws of nature Lean towards: Humean
Logic Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept non-classical
  • Accept classical
Material composition Lean towards: universalism
Meaning of life Lean towards: subjective
Mental content Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept internalism
  • Neutral towards externalism
Meta-ethics Accept: moral realism
Metaontology Lean towards: heavyweight realism
Metaphilosophy Accept: naturalism
Method in history of philosophy Lean towards: analytic/rational reconstruction
Mind Lean towards: non-physicalism
Moral judgment Lean towards: cognitivism
Moral motivation Lean towards: externalism
Newcomb's problem Accept: two boxes
Normative ethics Lean towards: deontology
Perceptual experience Lean towards: qualia theory
Personal identity Accept: psychological view
Philosophical knowledge Lean towards: a lot
Philosophical methods Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards formal philosophy
  • Lean towards conceptual analysis
  • Lean towards linguistic philosophy
  • Neutral towards empirical philosophy
  • Lean against experimental philosophy
  • Lean towards intuition-based philosophy
  • Lean against conceptual engineering
Philosophical progress Accept: a lot
Plato Lean towards: knowledge only of forms
Political philosophy Accept a combination of answers:
  • Neutral towards communitarianism
  • Lean towards libertarianism
  • Lean towards egalitarianism
Politics Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards socialism
  • Neutral towards capitalism
Proper names Lean towards: Fregean
Race Lean towards: social
Rational disagreement Lean towards: non-permissivism
Science Accept: scientific realism
Teletransporter Accept: survival
Time Lean towards: B-theory
Trolley problem Lean towards: switch
Truth Accept: correspondence
Vagueness Lean towards: semantic
Zombies Lean towards: metaphysically possible
Survey Prompt Response
Additional Questions
Abortion Accept: permissible
Aesthetic experience Lean towards: sui generis
Analysis of knowledge Lean towards: other analysis
Arguments for theism Lean towards: ontological
Belief or credence Lean towards: neither
Capital punishment Lean towards: impermissible
Chinese room Lean towards: doesn't understand
Concepts Accept a combination of answers:
  • Neutral towards empiricism
  • Neutral towards nativism
Consciousness Lean towards: dualism
Continuum hypothesis Lean towards: determinate
Cosmological fine-tuning Lean towards: brute fact
Environmental ethics Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Extended mind Accept: yes
Foundations of mathematics Lean towards: logicism
Grounds of intentionality Agnostic/undecided
Hard problem of consciousness Lean towards: yes
Human genetic engineering Lean towards: permissible
Hume Lean towards: naturalist
Immortality Lean towards: yes
Interlevel metaphysics Lean towards: supervenience
Justification Lean towards: reliabilism
Mind uploading Lean towards: survival
Moral principles Lean towards: moral generalism
Morality Lean towards: naturalist realism
Other minds Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept adult humans
  • Accept cats
  • Lean towards fish
  • Lean against flies
  • Lean against worms
  • Reject plants
  • Reject particles
  • Accept newborn babies
  • Reject current AI systems
  • Accept future AI systems
Ought implies can Lean towards: yes
Possible worlds Lean towards: abstract
Principle of sufficient reason Lean towards: true
Properties Lean towards: classes
Propositional attitudes Accept: representational
Propositions Accept: sets
Quantum mechanics Lean towards: hidden-variables
Response to external-world skepticism Lean towards: contextualist
Semantic content Lean towards: moderate contextualism (intermediate)
Sleeping beauty Lean towards: one-half
Spacetime Lean towards: relationism
Statue and lump Lean towards: one thing
Temporal ontology Lean towards: eternalism
Theory of reference Lean towards: deflationary
Time travel Lean towards: metaphysically possible
True contradictions Lean towards: impossible
Units of selection Agnostic/undecided
Values in science Lean towards: necessarily value-free
Well-being Lean towards: desire satisfaction
Wittgenstein Lean towards: early