My philosophical views

Question Answer Comments
A priori knowledge: yes and no Lean toward: no
Abstract objects: Platonism and nominalism Accept: nominalism
Aesthetic value: objective and subjective Accept both We have evolved dispositions to find certain things aesthetic - within those bounds, it's subjective.
Analytic-synthetic distinction: yes and no Lean toward: yes
Epistemic justification: internalism and externalism Reject both
External world: idealism, skepticism or non-skeptical realism Reject all
Free will: compatibilism, libertarianism or no free will Accept: no free will
God: theism and atheism Accept: atheism
Knowledge: empiricism and rationalism Accept: empiricism
Knowledge claims: contextualism, relativism or invariantism Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Laws of nature: Humean and non-Humean Lean toward: Humean
Logic: classical and non-classical Reject both
Mental content: internalism and externalism Reject both The distinction itself is problematic.
Meta-ethics: moral realism and moral anti-realism Accept: moral anti-realism
Metaphilosophy: naturalism and non-naturalism Accept: naturalism
Mind: physicalism and non-physicalism Accept: physicalism
Moral judgment: cognitivism and non-cognitivism Accept both Moral intuitions and sentiments: non-cognitivist. Abstract moral principles: cognitivist.
Moral motivation: internalism and externalism Lean toward: externalism
Newcomb's problem: one box and two boxes Agnostic/undecided
Normative ethics: deontology, consequentialism or virtue ethics Accept more than one Consequentialism for justification; deontology for guiding moral behaviour.
Perceptual experience: disjunctivism, qualia theory, representationalism or sense-datum theory Reject all
Personal identity: biological view, psychological view or further-fact view Lean toward: psychological view
Politics: communitarianism, egalitarianism or libertarianism Accept more than one All solutions to common problems of cooperation. Each has strengths/weaknesses depending on circumstances. No one strategy dominates.
Proper names: Fregean and Millian Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Science: scientific realism and scientific anti-realism Lean toward: scientific realism
Teletransporter (new matter): survival and death Accept both
Time: A-theory and B-theory Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Trolley problem (five straight ahead, one on side track, turn requires switching, what ought one do?): switch and don't switch Accept: switch
Truth: correspondence, deflationary or epistemic Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Zombies: inconceivable, conceivable but not metaphysically possible or metaphysically possible Accept: conceivable but not metaphysically possible