My Survey Responses

Survey Prompt Response
Main Questions
A priori knowledge Lean towards: yes
Abstract objects Lean towards: Platonism
Aesthetic value Lean towards: subjective
Aim of philosophy Accept: understanding
Analytic-synthetic distinction Lean towards: yes
Belief or credence Lean towards: neither
Causation Lean towards: primitive
Consciousness Lean towards: panpsychism
Continuum hypothesis Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Eating animals and animal products Lean towards: omnivorism (yes and yes)
Epistemic justification Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept externalism
  • Accept internalism
Experience machine Accept: no
Extended mind Lean towards: no
External world Lean towards: non-skeptical realism
Footbridge Lean towards: don't push
Free will Accept: compatibilism
Gender Lean towards: social
Gender categories The question is too unclear to answer
God Accept: atheism
Knowledge Lean towards: rationalism
Knowledge claims Lean towards: contextualism
Laws of nature Accept: non-Humean
Logic Lean towards: non-classical
Meaning of life Lean towards: subjective
Mental content Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept internalism
  • Accept externalism
Meta-ethics Lean towards: moral realism
Metaphilosophy The question is too unclear to answer
Method in history of philosophy Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept contextual/historicist
  • Accept analytic/rational reconstruction
Mind Lean towards: non-physicalism
Moral judgment Accept: cognitivism
Moral motivation Accept: internalism
Newcomb's problem Agnostic/undecided
Normative ethics Accept an alternative view: particularism
Perceptual experience Accept a combination of answers:
  • Reject sense-datum theory
  • Lean towards qualia theory
  • Reject disjunctivism
  • Lean towards representationalism
Personal identity Lean towards: further-fact view
Philosophical methods Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean against linguistic philosophy
  • Accept intuition-based philosophy
  • Lean against experimental philosophy
  • Lean towards conceptual analysis
  • Lean towards empirical philosophy
  • Lean towards formal philosophy
  • Lean towards conceptual engineering
Philosophical progress Accept: a little
Political philosophy Lean towards: egalitarianism
Proper names Lean towards: Fregean
Race Accept: social
Science Accept: scientific realism
Teletransporter Lean towards: death
Time Lean towards: A-theory
Time travel Lean towards: metaphysically possible
Trolley problem Lean towards: switch
Truth Lean towards: deflationary
Units of selection Lean towards: genes
Vagueness Accept: semantic
Wittgenstein Accept a combination of answers:
  • Reject late
  • Reject early
Zombies Lean towards: metaphysically possible
Survey Prompt Response
Additional Questions
Abortion Accept: permissible
Aesthetic experience Lean towards: sui generis
Analysis of knowledge Lean towards: no analysis
Arguments for theism Lean towards: cosmological
Capital punishment Lean towards: impermissible
Chinese room Accept: doesn't understand
Concepts Lean towards: nativism
Cosmological fine-tuning Lean towards: no fine-tuning
Environmental ethics Accept: anthropocentric
Foundations of mathematics Lean towards: structuralism
Grounds of intentionality Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards inferential
  • Lean towards phenomenal
  • Lean towards interpretational
  • Reject primitive
  • Lean towards causal/teleological
Hard problem of consciousness Accept: yes
Human genetic engineering Accept: permissible
Hume Lean towards: naturalist
Immortality Lean towards: no
Interlevel metaphysics Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept identity
  • Accept grounding
  • Lean against supervenience
  • Accept realization
Justification Agnostic/undecided
Kant Accept: two worlds
Law Lean towards: legal non-positivism
Material composition Lean towards: universalism
Metaontology Lean towards: heavyweight realism
Method in political philosophy Agnostic/undecided
Mind uploading Lean towards: death
Moral principles Lean towards: moral particularism
Morality Lean towards: non-naturalism
Normative concepts Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Other minds Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept adult humans
  • Accept cats
  • Neutral towards fish
  • Neutral towards flies
  • Lean against worms
  • Lean against plants
  • Lean against particles
  • Lean towards newborn babies
  • Reject current AI systems
  • Neutral towards future AI systems
Ought implies can Lean towards: no
Philosophical knowledge Accept: a little
Plato Lean towards: knowledge only of forms
Politics Lean towards: capitalism
Possible worlds Lean towards: abstract
Practical reason Lean towards: Humean
Principle of sufficient reason Agnostic/undecided
Properties Accept: nonexistent
Propositional attitudes Accept: representational
Propositions Lean towards: sets
Quantum mechanics Lean towards: hidden-variables
Race categories The question is too unclear to answer
Rational disagreement Agnostic/undecided
Response to external-world skepticism Lean towards: epistemic externalist
Semantic content Lean towards: moderate contextualism (intermediate)
Sleeping beauty Agnostic/undecided
Spacetime Lean towards: substantivalism
Statue and lump Lean towards: two things
Temporal ontology Lean towards: presentism
Theory of reference Lean towards: deflationary
True contradictions Accept: impossible
Values in science Lean towards: necessarily value-free
Well-being Lean towards: objective list