My Survey Responses

Survey Prompt Response
Main Questions
A priori knowledge Accept: yes
Abstract objects There is no fact of the matter
Aesthetic value Accept: subjective
Aim of philosophy Accept a combination of answers:
  • Neutral towards wisdom
  • Neutral towards goodness/justice
  • Lean towards truth/knowledge
  • Neutral towards happiness
  • Lean towards understanding
Analytic-synthetic distinction Accept: yes
Capital punishment Lean towards: impermissible
Chinese room Accept: understands
Eating animals and animal products Lean towards: veganism (no and no)
Epistemic justification Lean towards: internalism
Experience machine Accept: no
External world Lean towards: non-skeptical realism
Footbridge Lean towards: don't push
Free will Lean towards: compatibilism
Gender Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards biological
  • Lean towards social
  • Lean against unreal
  • Lean towards psychological
Gender categories Lean towards: revise
God Lean towards: atheism
Grounds of intentionality Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean against causal/teleological
  • Lean against interpretational
  • Lean towards inferential
  • Lean towards phenomenal
  • Lean towards primitive
Hard problem of consciousness Accept: yes
Knowledge Accept: rationalism
Knowledge claims Lean towards: contextualism
Laws of nature Accept: non-Humean
Logic Lean towards: classical
Material composition There is no fact of the matter
Meaning of life Lean towards: subjective
Mental content Lean towards: internalism
Meta-ethics Lean towards: moral anti-realism
Metaphilosophy Lean towards: non-naturalism
Method in political philosophy Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards ideal theory
  • Lean towards non-ideal theory
Mind Accept: non-physicalism
Moral judgment Lean towards: cognitivism
Moral motivation Lean towards: externalism
Newcomb's problem Accept: one box
Normative ethics Lean towards: consequentialism
Perceptual experience Lean towards: representationalism
Personal identity Lean towards: psychological view
Philosophical methods Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean against linguistic philosophy
  • Accept formal philosophy
  • Neutral towards experimental philosophy
  • Accept empirical philosophy
  • Accept intuition-based philosophy
  • Neutral towards conceptual analysis
  • Lean towards conceptual engineering
Philosophical progress Lean towards: a little
Political philosophy Lean towards: egalitarianism
Principle of sufficient reason Accept: false
Proper names Lean towards: Fregean
Race Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards biological
  • Lean against unreal
  • Lean towards social
Rational disagreement Lean towards: permissivism
Science Accept: scientific realism
Spacetime Lean towards: relationism
Teletransporter Lean towards: survival
Time Lean towards: B-theory
Trolley problem Accept: switch
Truth Accept: correspondence
Vagueness Lean towards: semantic
Zombies Accept: metaphysically possible
Survey Prompt Response
Additional Questions
Abortion Lean towards: permissible
Aesthetic experience Lean towards: perception
Analysis of knowledge Lean towards: no analysis
Arguments for theism Accept an alternative view: simulation
Belief or credence Lean towards: credence
Causation Lean towards: counterfactual/difference-making
Concepts Accept a combination of answers:
  • Neutral towards nativism
  • Neutral towards empiricism
Consciousness Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards dualism
  • Lean against functionalism
  • Lean against eliminativism
  • Reject identity theory
  • Lean towards panpsychism
Continuum hypothesis Lean towards: determinate
Cosmological fine-tuning Lean towards: multiverse
Environmental ethics Lean towards: anthropocentric
Extended mind Lean towards: yes
Foundations of mathematics Lean towards: set-theoretic
Human genetic engineering Lean towards: permissible
Hume Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Immortality Accept: yes
Interlevel metaphysics Accept a combination of answers:
  • Neutral towards realization
  • Lean towards supervenience
  • Neutral towards identity
  • Lean towards grounding
  • Lean towards scrutability
Justification Lean towards: nonreliabilist foundationalism
Kant Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Law There is no fact of the matter
Metaontology Lean towards: anti-realism
Method in history of philosophy Accept: analytic/rational reconstruction
Mind uploading Lean towards: survival
Moral principles Lean towards: moral generalism
Morality Agnostic/undecided
Normative concepts Lean towards: ought
Other minds Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept adult humans
  • Accept cats
  • Lean towards fish
  • Lean towards flies
  • Lean towards worms
  • Neutral towards plants
  • Neutral towards particles
  • Accept newborn babies
  • Neutral towards current AI systems
  • Accept future AI systems
Ought implies can Lean towards: no
Philosophical knowledge Accept: a little
Plato Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Politics Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards capitalism
  • Lean towards socialism
Possible worlds Accept: abstract
Practical reason Lean towards: Humean
Properties There is no fact of the matter
Propositional attitudes Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards dispositional
  • Lean towards phenomenal
  • Lean towards representational
  • Reject nonexistent
Propositions Lean towards: structured entities
Quantum mechanics Accept a combination of answers:
  • Reject epistemic
  • Lean towards collapse
  • Lean against hidden-variables
  • Lean towards many-worlds
Race categories Lean towards: revise
Response to external-world skepticism Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean against contextualist
  • Lean towards abductive
  • Lean against dogmatist
  • Lean against epistemic externalist
  • Lean against pragmatic
  • Lean towards semantic externalist
Semantic content Lean towards: radical contextualism (most or all)
Sleeping beauty Accept: one-third
Statue and lump There is no fact of the matter
Temporal ontology Lean towards: eternalism
Theory of reference Lean towards: descriptive
Time travel Lean towards: metaphysically possible
True contradictions Accept: impossible
Units of selection Lean towards: organisms
Values in science Accept: can be either
Well-being Lean towards: objective list
Wittgenstein Lean towards: late