My Survey Responses

Survey Prompt Response
Main Questions
A priori knowledge Accept: yes
Abstract objects Accept: Platonism
Aesthetic experience Accept: pleasure
Aesthetic value Accept: objective
Aim of philosophy Accept: truth/knowledge
Analytic-synthetic distinction Accept: yes
Capital punishment Accept: impermissible
Cosmological fine-tuning Accept: no fine-tuning
Eating animals and animal products Accept: omnivorism (yes and yes)
Epistemic justification Lean towards: internalism
Experience machine Accept: no
External world Accept: non-skeptical realism
Footbridge Accept: push
Free will Accept: compatibilism
Gender Lean towards: social
God Accept: atheism
Hard problem of consciousness Accept: no
Knowledge Accept: empiricism
Knowledge claims Accept: invariantism
Law Lean towards: legal positivism
Laws of nature Accept: non-Humean
Logic Accept: classical
Meaning of life Accept: nonexistent
Mental content Accept: internalism
Meta-ethics Accept: moral realism
Metaphilosophy Accept: naturalism
Mind Accept: physicalism
Moral judgment Lean towards: cognitivism
Moral motivation Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Newcomb's problem Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Normative ethics Lean towards: consequentialism
Other minds Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept adult humans
  • Accept cats
  • Accept fish
  • Accept flies
  • Accept worms
  • Reject plants
  • Reject particles
  • Accept newborn babies
  • Reject current AI systems
  • Reject future AI systems
Perceptual experience Accept: representationalism
Personal identity Accept: psychological view
Philosophical methods Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept empirical philosophy
  • Lean against conceptual engineering
  • Lean towards conceptual analysis
  • Reject linguistic philosophy
  • Neutral towards intuition-based philosophy
  • Neutral towards experimental philosophy
  • Lean towards formal philosophy
Philosophical progress Accept: a lot
Political philosophy Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Proper names Accept: Millian
Quantum mechanics Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Race Accept: biological
Rational disagreement Accept: permissivism
Science Accept: scientific realism
Teletransporter Accept: survival
Time Accept: A-theory
Trolley problem Accept: switch
Truth Accept: correspondence
Vagueness Accept: semantic
Values in science Accept: necessarily value-free
Well-being Lean towards: hedonism/experientialism
Zombies Accept: conceivable but not metaphysically possible