My Survey Responses

Survey Prompt Response
Main Questions
A priori knowledge Lean towards: yes
Abstract objects Lean towards: Platonism
Aesthetic value Lean towards: objective
Aim of philosophy Accept: wisdom
Analytic-synthetic distinction Lean towards: yes
Arguments for theism Agnostic/undecided
Belief or credence Lean towards: belief
Eating animals and animal products Lean towards: omnivorism (yes and yes)
Environmental ethics Lean towards: anthropocentric
Epistemic justification Lean towards: externalism
Experience machine Accept: no
External world Accept: non-skeptical realism
Footbridge Lean towards: don't push
Free will Lean towards: no free will
Gender Lean towards: unreal
God Accept: atheism
Hume Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept skeptic
  • Accept naturalist
Immortality Accept: no
Interlevel metaphysics Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept grounding
  • Accept realization
  • Accept supervenience
  • Accept identity
Kant Lean towards: one world
Knowledge Lean towards: empiricism
Knowledge claims Lean towards: contextualism
Laws of nature Lean towards: Humean
Logic Accept: classical
Meaning of life Lean towards: subjective
Mental content Lean towards: externalism
Meta-ethics Accept: moral anti-realism
Metaphilosophy The question is too unclear to answer
Mind Accept: physicalism
Moral judgment Lean towards: cognitivism
Moral motivation Lean towards: externalism
Newcomb's problem Lean towards: one box
Normative concepts Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Normative ethics Lean towards: virtue ethics
Perceptual experience Lean towards: representationalism
Personal identity Lean towards: psychological view
Philosophical methods Agnostic/undecided
Philosophical progress Lean towards: a little
Political philosophy Accept: communitarianism
Proper names Lean towards: Millian
Race Lean towards: unreal
Science Lean towards: scientific realism
Teletransporter Lean towards: survival
Time Accept: B-theory
Trolley problem Lean towards: switch
True contradictions Accept: impossible
Truth Lean towards: correspondence
Vagueness Accept: semantic
Wittgenstein Lean towards: early
Zombies Lean towards: conceivable but not metaphysically possible
Survey Prompt Response
Additional Questions
Abortion Accept: permissible
Aesthetic experience Lean towards: sui generis
Analysis of knowledge Agnostic/undecided
Capital punishment Lean towards: impermissible
Causation Lean towards: counterfactual/difference-making
Chinese room Lean towards: doesn't understand
Concepts Lean towards: empiricism
Consciousness Lean towards: functionalism
Continuum hypothesis Lean towards: determinate
Cosmological fine-tuning Lean towards: brute fact
Extended mind Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Foundations of mathematics Lean towards: structuralism
Gender categories Lean towards: eliminate
Grounds of intentionality Agnostic/undecided
Hard problem of consciousness Lean towards: yes
Human genetic engineering Lean towards: permissible
Justification Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Law Accept: legal positivism
Material composition Accept: universalism
Metaontology Accept: heavyweight realism
Method in history of philosophy Lean towards: analytic/rational reconstruction
Method in political philosophy Lean towards: ideal theory
Mind uploading Lean towards: survival
Moral principles Lean towards: moral particularism
Morality Lean towards: constructivism
Other minds Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept adult humans
  • Accept cats
  • Accept fish
  • Accept flies
  • Accept worms
  • Lean against plants
  • Reject particles
  • Accept newborn babies
  • Reject current AI systems
  • Lean towards future AI systems
Ought implies can Lean towards: yes
Philosophical knowledge Lean towards: a little
Plato Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Politics Accept: socialism
Possible worlds Lean towards: abstract
Practical reason Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Principle of sufficient reason Lean towards: true
Properties Lean towards: transcendent universals
Propositional attitudes Lean towards: representational
Propositions Lean towards: sets
Quantum mechanics Lean towards: hidden-variables
Race categories Lean towards: eliminate
Rational disagreement Lean towards: non-permissivism
Response to external-world skepticism Agnostic/undecided
Semantic content Lean towards: radical contextualism (most or all)
Sleeping beauty Lean towards: one-third
Spacetime Accept: substantivalism
Statue and lump Accept: two things
Temporal ontology Accept: eternalism
Theory of reference Lean towards: causal
Time travel Lean towards: metaphysically possible
Units of selection Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Values in science Lean towards: necessarily value-laden
Well-being Lean towards: objective list