My philosophical views

Question Answer Comments
A priori knowledge: yes and no Lean toward: no
Abstract objects: Platonism and nominalism Lean toward: nominalism
Aesthetic value: objective and subjective Agnostic/undecided
Analytic-synthetic distinction: yes and no Accept: no
Epistemic justification: internalism and externalism Lean toward: internalism
External world: idealism, skepticism or non-skeptical realism Lean toward: non-skeptical realism
Free will: compatibilism, libertarianism or no free will Lean toward: compatibilism
God: theism and atheism Accept: atheism
Knowledge: empiricism and rationalism Lean toward: empiricism
Knowledge claims: contextualism, relativism or invariantism Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Laws of nature: Humean and non-Humean Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Logic: classical and non-classical Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Mental content: internalism and externalism Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Meta-ethics: moral realism and moral anti-realism Lean toward: moral anti-realism
Metaphilosophy: naturalism and non-naturalism Agnostic/undecided I think about this issue a lot, bouncing between naturalism and non-naturalism depending on the day of the week
Mind: physicalism and non-physicalism Lean toward: physicalism
Moral judgment: cognitivism and non-cognitivism Agnostic/undecided
Moral motivation: internalism and externalism Reject both I think there's something wrong with the debate, in that I think the debate is not really about an important premise in a theory of reasons, but rather whether a broad sort of meta-ethical subjectivism is true (in which case internalism) or not (in which case externalism)
Newcomb's problem: one box and two boxes Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Normative ethics: deontology, consequentialism or virtue ethics Accept another alternative I am sympathetic to 'anti-theory' views
Perceptual experience: disjunctivism, qualia theory, representationalism or sense-datum theory Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Personal identity: biological view, psychological view or further-fact view Lean toward: further-fact view
Politics: communitarianism, egalitarianism or libertarianism Agnostic/undecided I have reasons for liking communitarianism and egalitarianism but have yet to find a way to adjudicate the issue in a satisfactory way
Proper names: Fregean and Millian Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Science: scientific realism and scientific anti-realism Lean toward: scientific realism
Teletransporter (new matter): survival and death There is no fact of the matter Our concept of personal identity can be only stretched so far - to stretch it to this point goes to a point where there is no fact of the matter
Time: A-theory and B-theory Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Trolley problem (five straight ahead, one on side track, turn requires switching, what ought one do?): switch and don't switch Accept: switch
Truth: correspondence, deflationary or epistemic Agnostic/undecided
Zombies: inconceivable, conceivable but not metaphysically possible or metaphysically possible Lean toward: inconceivable