My Survey Responses

Survey Prompt Response
Main Questions
A priori knowledge Accept: yes
Abstract objects Lean towards: Platonism
Aesthetic value Agnostic/undecided
Aim of philosophy Accept: truth/knowledge
Analytic-synthetic distinction Lean towards: yes
Chinese room Accept: doesn't understand
Continuum hypothesis Lean towards: determinate
Eating animals and animal products Lean towards: veganism (no and no)
Epistemic justification The question is too unclear to answer
Experience machine Other
External world Accept: non-skeptical realism
Footbridge Accept: don't push
Free will Lean towards: compatibilism
Gender The question is too unclear to answer
God Agnostic/undecided
Knowledge Lean towards: rationalism
Knowledge claims Agnostic/undecided
Laws of nature Agnostic/undecided
Logic Lean towards: classical
Meaning of life Accept: objective
Mental content Lean towards: externalism
Meta-ethics Accept: moral realism
Metaontology Accept an alternative view: ontological pluralism
Metaphilosophy Lean towards: non-naturalism
Mind Agnostic/undecided
Moral judgment Accept: cognitivism
Moral motivation Accept: externalism
Newcomb's problem Lean towards: two boxes
Normative concepts Lean towards: reasons
Normative ethics Lean towards: virtue ethics
Perceptual experience Lean towards: disjunctivism
Personal identity Lean towards: further-fact view
Philosophical methods Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept formal philosophy
  • Accept empirical philosophy
  • Accept intuition-based philosophy
  • Accept experimental philosophy
  • Accept conceptual engineering
  • Accept linguistic philosophy
  • Accept conceptual analysis
Philosophical progress The question is too unclear to answer
Political philosophy Accept an alternative view: a Rossian analogue for plural obligation
Politics Other
Principle of sufficient reason Lean towards: false
Proper names Lean towards: Millian
Race Lean towards: unreal
Response to external-world skepticism Lean towards: dogmatist
Science Accept: scientific realism
Semantic content Lean towards: moderate contextualism (intermediate)
Teletransporter Lean towards: death
Temporal ontology Lean towards: eternalism
Time Lean towards: B-theory
Trolley problem Lean towards: don't switch
True contradictions Accept: impossible
Truth Lean towards: deflationary
Vagueness Lean towards: epistemic
Zombies Lean towards: metaphysically possible
Survey Prompt Response
Additional Questions
Abortion Agnostic/undecided
Aesthetic experience Lean towards: sui generis
Analysis of knowledge Agnostic/undecided
Arguments for theism Lean towards: moral
Belief or credence Lean towards: credence
Capital punishment Lean towards: impermissible
Causation Agnostic/undecided
Concepts Agnostic/undecided
Consciousness Accept an alternative view: property dualism
Cosmological fine-tuning Agnostic/undecided
Environmental ethics Lean towards: non-anthropocentric
Extended mind Lean towards: no
Foundations of mathematics Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Gender categories Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Grounds of intentionality Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Hard problem of consciousness Accept: yes
Human genetic engineering Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Hume Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Immortality Accept: yes
Interlevel metaphysics The question is too unclear to answer
Justification The question is too unclear to answer
Kant Lean towards: two worlds
Law Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Material composition Lean towards: restrictivism
Method in history of philosophy Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept analytic/rational reconstruction
  • Accept contextual/historicist
Method in political philosophy Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Mind uploading Lean towards: death
Moral principles Accept: moral generalism
Morality Lean towards: non-naturalism
Other minds Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept adult humans
  • Accept cats
  • Accept fish
  • Neutral towards flies
  • Neutral towards worms
  • Lean against plants
  • Lean against particles
  • Accept newborn babies
  • Reject current AI systems
  • Neutral towards future AI systems
Ought implies can Lean towards: yes
Philosophical knowledge Accept: a lot
Plato Agnostic/undecided
Possible worlds Accept an alternative view: modal realism + ontological pluralism (the possible do not exist in the same way as the actual)
Practical reason The question is too unclear to answer
Properties Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards transcendent universals
  • Lean towards tropes
Propositional attitudes Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Propositions Agnostic/undecided
Quantum mechanics Agnostic/undecided
Race categories Lean towards: eliminate
Rational disagreement Lean towards: permissivism
Sleeping beauty Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Spacetime Lean towards: substantivalism
Statue and lump Agnostic/undecided
Theory of reference Lean towards: causal
Time travel Agnostic/undecided
Units of selection Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Values in science The question is too unclear to answer
Well-being Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards objective list
  • Lean towards Attitudinal Hedonism adjusted for pleasure-worthiness of the pleasure
Wittgenstein The question is too unclear to answer