Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

My philosophical views

Question Answer Comments
A priori knowledge: yes and no Accept: yes
Abstract objects: Platonism and nominalism Lean toward: nominalism
Aesthetic value: objective and subjective Lean toward: objective
Analytic-synthetic distinction: yes and no Lean toward: yes
Epistemic justification: internalism and externalism The question is too unclear to answer Are we taking Justification as equivalent to warrant? If so, then on. If not, maybe.
External world: idealism, skepticism or non-skeptical realism Accept: non-skeptical realism
Free will: compatibilism, libertarianism or no free will Agnostic/undecided
God: theism and atheism Lean toward: theism
Knowledge: empiricism and rationalism Lean toward: rationalism
Knowledge claims: contextualism, relativism or invariantism Lean toward: invariantism
Laws of nature: Humean and non-Humean Accept: non-Humean
Logic: classical and non-classical Other Not exhaustively familiar with the debate, but what I've studied causes me to lean toward accepting classical logic.
Mental content: internalism and externalism Agnostic/undecided
Meta-ethics: moral realism and moral anti-realism Accept: moral realism
Metaphilosophy: naturalism and non-naturalism Accept: non-naturalism Generally, my positions commit me to a form of global non-naturalism, yet I would consider myself a local naturalist on some positions.
Mind: physicalism and non-physicalism Lean toward: physicalism
Moral judgment: cognitivism and non-cognitivism Accept: cognitivism
Moral motivation: internalism and externalism Lean toward: externalism
Newcomb's problem: one box and two boxes Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Normative ethics: deontology, consequentialism or virtue ethics Agnostic/undecided
Perceptual experience: disjunctivism, qualia theory, representationalism or sense-datum theory Lean toward: qualia theory
Personal identity: biological view, psychological view or further-fact view Lean toward: biological view
Politics: communitarianism, egalitarianism or libertarianism Agnostic/undecided
Proper names: Fregean and Millian Lean toward: Millian
Science: scientific realism and scientific anti-realism Lean toward: scientific realism
Teletransporter (new matter): survival and death Lean toward: death
Time: A-theory and B-theory Lean toward: A-theory
Trolley problem (five straight ahead, one on side track, turn requires switching, what ought one do?): switch and don't switch Agnostic/undecided
Truth: correspondence, deflationary or epistemic Accept: correspondence
Zombies: inconceivable, conceivable but not metaphysically possible or metaphysically possible Agnostic/undecided