My Survey Responses

Survey Prompt Response
Main Questions
A priori knowledge Accept: yes
Abstract objects Lean towards: Platonism
Aesthetic value Lean towards: objective
Aim of philosophy Lean towards: truth/knowledge
Analysis of knowledge Accept: no analysis
Analytic-synthetic distinction Lean towards: no
Continuum hypothesis Accept: determinate
Cosmological fine-tuning Accept: no fine-tuning
Eating animals and animal products Accept: veganism (no and no)
Epistemic justification Agnostic/undecided
Experience machine Accept: yes
External world Accept: non-skeptical realism
Footbridge Accept: push
Free will Accept: compatibilism
Gender Accept: social
God Accept: atheism
Knowledge Agnostic/undecided
Knowledge claims Agnostic/undecided
Laws of nature Lean towards: non-Humean
Logic Accept an alternative view: instrumentalism
Meaning of life Accept: nonexistent
Mental content Agnostic/undecided
Meta-ethics Accept: moral anti-realism
Metaphilosophy Accept: naturalism
Method in history of philosophy Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Mind Lean towards: physicalism
Mind uploading Accept: survival
Moral judgment Lean towards: cognitivism
Moral motivation Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Newcomb's problem Lean towards: one box
Normative ethics Accept: consequentialism
Perceptual experience Accept: representationalism
Personal identity Accept an alternative view: conventionalism ala Miller, Braddon-Mitchell and West
Philosophical methods Accept a combination of answers:
  • Lean towards conceptual analysis
  • Neutral towards conceptual engineering
  • Accept formal philosophy
  • Lean towards experimental philosophy
  • Lean against linguistic philosophy
  • Reject intuition-based philosophy
  • Accept empirical philosophy
Philosophical progress Accept: a lot
Political philosophy Accept: egalitarianism
Possible worlds Agnostic/undecided
Proper names Agnostic/undecided
Race Accept: unreal
Science Lean towards: scientific realism
Semantic content Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Spacetime Lean towards: relationism
Teletransporter Accept: survival
Time Accept an alternative view: Time does not exist
Trolley problem Accept: switch
True contradictions Lean towards: impossible
Truth Lean towards: deflationary
Vagueness Accept: semantic
Well-being Agnostic/undecided
Zombies Accept: conceivable but not metaphysically possible
Survey Prompt Response
Additional Questions
Abortion Accept: permissible
Aesthetic experience Agnostic/undecided
Arguments for theism Lean towards: design
Belief or credence Lean towards: belief
Capital punishment Lean towards: impermissible
Causation Lean towards: counterfactual/difference-making
Chinese room Lean towards: doesn't understand
Concepts Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Consciousness Lean towards: functionalism
Environmental ethics Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Extended mind Lean towards: yes
Foundations of mathematics Lean towards: structuralism
Gender categories Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Grounds of intentionality Lean towards: causal/teleological
Hard problem of consciousness Lean towards: yes
Human genetic engineering Lean towards: permissible
Hume Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Immortality Lean towards: yes
Interlevel metaphysics Accept an alternative view: it depends on what you are trying to do
Justification Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Kant Lean towards: one world
Law Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Material composition Lean towards: restrictivism
Metaontology Agnostic/undecided
Method in political philosophy Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Moral principles Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Morality Lean towards: non-naturalism
Normative concepts Lean towards: value
Other minds Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept adult humans
  • Accept cats
  • Accept fish
  • Lean against flies
  • Lean against worms
  • Lean against plants
  • Reject particles
  • Accept newborn babies
  • Lean against current AI systems
  • Lean towards future AI systems
Ought implies can Lean towards: yes
Philosophical knowledge Lean towards: a lot
Plato Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Politics Lean towards: socialism
Practical reason Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Principle of sufficient reason Lean towards: false
Properties Lean towards: transcendent universals
Propositional attitudes Lean towards: representational
Propositions Lean towards: structured entities
Quantum mechanics Accept an alternative view: wave function realism
Race categories Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Rational disagreement Lean towards: permissivism
Response to external-world skepticism Lean towards: pragmatic
Sleeping beauty Agnostic/undecided
Statue and lump Lean towards: two things
Temporal ontology Accept an alternative view: Time does not exist
Theory of reference Lean towards: descriptive
Time travel Accept: metaphysically possible
Units of selection Lean towards: genes
Values in science Lean towards: can be either
Wittgenstein Insufficiently familiar with the issue