My philosophical views

Question Answer Comments
A priori knowledge: yes and no Accept: yes
Abstract objects: Platonism and nominalism Lean toward: Platonism
Aesthetic value: objective and subjective Accept an intermediate view Beauty is objective, but its value to any individual is subjective.
Analytic-synthetic distinction: yes and no Agnostic/undecided
Epistemic justification: internalism and externalism Accept: externalism
External world: idealism, skepticism or non-skeptical realism Accept: non-skeptical realism
Free will: compatibilism, libertarianism or no free will Accept: libertarianism
God: theism and atheism Accept: theism
Knowledge: empiricism and rationalism Accept an intermediate view
Knowledge claims: contextualism, relativism or invariantism Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Laws of nature: Humean and non-Humean Lean toward: non-Humean
Logic: classical and non-classical Lean toward: classical
Mental content: internalism and externalism Accept: externalism
Meta-ethics: moral realism and moral anti-realism Accept: moral realism
Metaphilosophy: naturalism and non-naturalism Accept: non-naturalism
Mind: physicalism and non-physicalism Accept: non-physicalism
Moral judgment: cognitivism and non-cognitivism Accept: cognitivism
Moral motivation: internalism and externalism Accept an intermediate view
Newcomb's problem: one box and two boxes Reject both
Normative ethics: deontology, consequentialism or virtue ethics Accept another alternative The ehtical theory developed by Grisez, Finnis, and Boyle
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 Accept: further-fact view
Politics: communitarianism, egalitarianism or libertarianism Accept another alternative
Proper names: Fregean and Millian Accept another alternative I lean toward the Fregeanism of Jerrold Katz
Science: scientific realism and scientific anti-realism Lean toward: scientific realism
Teletransporter (new matter): survival and death Accept: death
Time: A-theory and B-theory Accept: A-theory
Trolley problem (five straight ahead, one on side track, turn requires switching, what ought one do?): switch and don't switch The question is too unclear to answer Either is permissible if the intentional structure of the action is rectifiable.
Truth: correspondence, deflationary or epistemic Accept: correspondence
Zombies: inconceivable, conceivable but not metaphysically possible or metaphysically possible Agnostic/undecided