My Survey Responses

Survey Prompt Response
Main Questions
A priori knowledge Lean towards: yes
Abstract objects Lean towards: Platonism
Aesthetic value Lean towards: objective
Aim of philosophy Accept: understanding
Analytic-synthetic distinction Lean towards: yes
Consciousness Lean towards: dualism
Eating animals and animal products Skipped
Epistemic justification Accept: internalism
Experience machine Accept: no
Extended mind Lean towards: no
External world Accept: non-skeptical realism
Footbridge Lean towards: don't push
Free will Lean towards: compatibilism
Gender Skipped
God Agnostic/undecided
Interlevel metaphysics Accept: grounding
Kant Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Knowledge Lean towards: rationalism
Knowledge claims Accept an alternative view: moral/pragmatic encroachment
Laws of nature Lean towards: non-Humean
Logic Lean towards: classical
Meaning of life The question is too unclear to answer
Mental content Agnostic/undecided
Meta-ethics Lean towards: moral realism
Metaphilosophy Accept an alternative view: naturalism as defeasible presumption
Mind Lean towards: non-physicalism
Mind uploading Lean towards: death
Moral judgment Accept: cognitivism
Moral motivation Lean towards: externalism
Morality Lean towards: non-naturalism
Newcomb's problem Lean towards: two boxes
Normative ethics Lean towards: deontology
Perceptual experience Lean towards: representationalism
Personal identity Lean towards: further-fact view
Philosophical methods Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards formal philosophy
  • Lean towards conceptual engineering
  • Accept intuition-based philosophy
  • Neutral towards experimental philosophy
  • Lean towards empirical philosophy
  • Lean towards conceptual analysis
  • Lean towards linguistic philosophy
Philosophical progress Lean towards: a lot
Political philosophy Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean against libertarianism
  • Neutral towards egalitarianism
  • Lean towards communitarianism
Politics Skipped
Proper names Agnostic/undecided
Race Lean towards: social
Rational disagreement Lean towards: permissivism
Science Accept: scientific realism
Sleeping beauty Lean towards: one-third
Teletransporter Lean towards: death
Time Lean towards: A-theory
Trolley problem Accept: switch
Truth Accept an alternative view: deflationism about propositional truth
Vagueness Agnostic/undecided
Values in science Lean towards: can be either
Zombies Lean towards: metaphysically possible
Survey Prompt Response
Additional Questions
Abortion Skipped
Aesthetic experience Lean towards: perception
Analysis of knowledge Lean towards: other analysis
Arguments for theism Lean towards: design
Belief or credence Lean towards: belief
Capital punishment Accept: impermissible
Causation Lean towards: primitive
Chinese room Accept: doesn't understand
Concepts Lean towards: empiricism
Continuum hypothesis Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Cosmological fine-tuning Lean towards: brute fact
Environmental ethics Lean towards: non-anthropocentric
Foundations of mathematics Agnostic/undecided
Gender categories Lean towards: revise
Grounds of intentionality Agnostic/undecided
Hard problem of consciousness Lean towards: yes
Human genetic engineering Lean towards: impermissible
Hume Lean towards: skeptic
Immortality Lean towards: yes
Justification Lean towards: nonreliabilist foundationalism
Law Lean towards: legal non-positivism
Material composition Lean towards: restrictivism
Metaontology The question is too unclear to answer
Method in history of philosophy Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept contextual/historicist
  • Accept analytic/rational reconstruction
Method in political philosophy Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Moral principles Lean towards: moral generalism
Normative concepts Lean towards: reasons
Other minds Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Ought implies can Lean towards: yes
Philosophical knowledge Lean towards: a lot
Plato Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Possible worlds Lean towards: abstract
Practical reason Agnostic/undecided
Principle of sufficient reason Lean towards: false
Properties Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards transcendent universals
  • Reject classes
  • Lean against nonexistent
  • Neutral towards immanent universals
  • Neutral towards tropes
Propositional attitudes Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards representational
  • Lean against phenomenal
  • Reject nonexistent
  • Neutral towards dispositional
Propositions Lean towards: structured entities
Quantum mechanics Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Race categories The question is too unclear to answer
Response to external-world skepticism Lean towards: abductive
Semantic content Lean towards: moderate contextualism (intermediate)
Spacetime Agnostic/undecided
Statue and lump Lean towards: two things
Temporal ontology Agnostic/undecided
Theory of reference Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards causal
  • Lean towards descriptive
  • Reject deflationary
Time travel Agnostic/undecided
True contradictions Accept: impossible
Units of selection Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Well-being Lean towards: objective list
Wittgenstein Accept: late