My philosophical views

Question Answer Comments
A priori knowledge: yes and no Lean toward: yes
Abstract objects: Platonism and nominalism Lean toward: nominalism
Aesthetic value: objective and subjective Accept: subjective
Analytic-synthetic distinction: yes and no Lean toward: yes
Epistemic justification: internalism and externalism Accept: internalism
External world: idealism, skepticism or non-skeptical realism Accept: non-skeptical realism
Free will: compatibilism, libertarianism or no free will Accept: no free will
God: theism and atheism Accept: atheism
Knowledge: empiricism and rationalism Lean toward: empiricism
Knowledge claims: contextualism, relativism or invariantism Lean toward: contextualism I think the question is unimportant.
Laws of nature: Humean and non-Humean Lean toward: Humean
Logic: classical and non-classical Lean toward: classical
Mental content: internalism and externalism Lean toward: internalism
Meta-ethics: moral realism and moral anti-realism Accept: moral realism
Metaphilosophy: naturalism and non-naturalism Accept: naturalism
Mind: physicalism and non-physicalism Lean toward: non-physicalism
Moral judgment: cognitivism and non-cognitivism Accept: cognitivism
Moral motivation: internalism and externalism Accept: externalism
Newcomb's problem: one box and two boxes Agnostic/undecided
Normative ethics: deontology, consequentialism or virtue ethics Accept: consequentialism Specifically, I subscribe to a form of "crude" hedonistic utilitarianism on which people are value receptacles, rather than bearers of value.
Perceptual experience: disjunctivism, qualia theory, representationalism or sense-datum theory Lean toward: qualia theory
Personal identity: biological view, psychological view or further-fact view Accept: psychological view
Politics: communitarianism, egalitarianism or libertarianism Reject all As a consequentialist, I favor those social arrangements that have the best consequences, regardless of the degree to which they conform to an existing political philosophy. And I don't think that, from a consequentialist point of view, there is any such philosophy that is clearly superior to all the others.
Proper names: Fregean and Millian Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Science: scientific realism and scientific anti-realism Accept: scientific realism
Teletransporter (new matter): survival and death Lean toward: survival Assuming that the original body is destroyed.
Time: A-theory and B-theory Accept: B-theory
Trolley problem (five straight ahead, one on side track, turn requires switching, what ought one do?): switch and don't switch Accept: switch Like many people, I favour switching the trolley in this case. But unlike most people, I also favour pushing the bystander in the alternative case.
Truth: correspondence, deflationary or epistemic Accept: correspondence
Zombies: inconceivable, conceivable but not metaphysically possible or metaphysically possible Lean toward: metaphysically possible