My Survey Responses

Survey Prompt Response
Main Questions
A priori knowledge Accept: no
Abstract objects Lean towards: nominalism
Aesthetic value Lean towards: objective
Aim of philosophy Lean towards: truth/knowledge
Analytic-synthetic distinction Accept: no
Eating animals and animal products Accept: veganism (no and no)
Environmental ethics Accept: non-anthropocentric
Epistemic justification Agnostic/undecided
Experience machine Accept: no
External world Accept: non-skeptical realism
Footbridge Accept: don't push
Free will Accept: compatibilism
Gender Insufficiently familiar with the issue
God Accept: atheism
Hume Accept: naturalist
Immortality Accept: no
Knowledge Accept: empiricism
Knowledge claims Accept: invariantism
Laws of nature Accept: non-Humean
Logic Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Meaning of life Accept: nonexistent
Mental content Lean towards: externalism
Meta-ethics Lean towards: moral realism
Metaphilosophy Accept: naturalism
Method in political philosophy Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Mind Accept: physicalism
Moral judgment Lean towards: cognitivism
Moral motivation The question is too unclear to answer
Newcomb's problem Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Normative ethics Lean towards: consequentialism
Ought implies can Lean towards: yes
Perceptual experience Accept: representationalism
Personal identity Lean towards: psychological view
Philosophical knowledge The question is too unclear to answer
Philosophical methods Accept a combination of answers:
  • Reject linguistic philosophy
  • Reject conceptual analysis
  • Lean against formal philosophy
  • Neutral towards conceptual engineering
  • Lean towards experimental philosophy
  • Accept empirical philosophy
  • Reject intuition-based philosophy
Philosophical progress Lean towards: a lot
Political philosophy Accept: egalitarianism
Proper names Agnostic/undecided
Race Lean towards: social
Race categories Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Response to external-world skepticism Lean towards: abductive
Science Accept: scientific realism
Teletransporter Accept: survival
Temporal ontology Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Time Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Trolley problem Accept: switch
True contradictions Agnostic/undecided
Truth Lean towards: correspondence
Vagueness Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Zombies Accept: conceivable but not metaphysically possible
Survey Prompt Response
Additional Questions
Abortion Accept: permissible
Aesthetic experience Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Analysis of knowledge Lean towards: justified true belief
Arguments for theism Accept a combination of answers:
  • Reject cosmological
  • Reject moral
  • Reject design
  • Reject ontological
  • Reject pragmatic
Belief or credence Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Capital punishment Accept: impermissible
Causation Lean towards: counterfactual/difference-making
Chinese room Lean towards: understands
Concepts Lean towards: nativism
Consciousness Accept: functionalism
Continuum hypothesis Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Cosmological fine-tuning Accept: no fine-tuning
Extended mind Accept: yes
Foundations of mathematics Agnostic/undecided
Gender categories The question is too unclear to answer
Grounds of intentionality Accept: causal/teleological
Hard problem of consciousness Lean towards: no
Human genetic engineering Accept: permissible
Interlevel metaphysics Lean towards: supervenience
Justification Lean towards: coherentism
Kant Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Law Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Material composition Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Metaontology Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Method in history of philosophy Agnostic/undecided
Mind uploading Accept: survival
Moral principles Lean towards: moral generalism
Morality Lean towards: naturalist realism
Normative concepts Agnostic/undecided
Other minds Accept a combination of answers:
  • Accept adult humans
  • Accept cats
  • Accept fish
  • Lean towards flies
  • Neutral towards worms
  • Neutral towards plants
  • Reject particles
  • Accept newborn babies
  • Lean against current AI systems
  • Accept future AI systems
Plato Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Politics Accept: socialism
Possible worlds Lean towards: nonexistent
Practical reason Lean towards: Humean
Principle of sufficient reason Accept: false
Properties Agnostic/undecided
Propositional attitudes Accept: representational
Propositions Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Quantum mechanics Agnostic/undecided
Rational disagreement Lean towards: permissivism
Semantic content Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Sleeping beauty Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Spacetime Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Statue and lump The question is too unclear to answer
Theory of reference Agnostic/undecided
Time travel Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Units of selection Lean towards: genes
Values in science Lean towards: can be either
Well-being Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Wittgenstein Lean towards: early