Shaheen Mohammad Islam University of Chittagong (Bangladesh)
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  • Faculty, University of Chittagong (Bangladesh)
  • PhD, University of Alberta, 2009.

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My philosophical views

The answers shown here are not necessarily the same provided as part of the 2009 PhilPapers Survey. These answers can be updated at any time.

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QuestionAnswerComments
A priori knowledge: yes or no?Lean toward: yesI take here "knowledge" a little widely; it will include some cognitive or instinctive capacities too.
Abstract objects: Platonism or nominalism?Lean toward: Platonism
Aesthetic value: objective or subjective?Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Analytic-synthetic distinction: yes or no?Lean toward: noIn this regard I am influence by Quine's argument.
Epistemic justification: internalism or externalism?Accept bothDepends! I think we use "knowledge" in both the senses -- there is an ambiguity.
External world: idealism, skepticism, or non-skeptical realism?Accept: non-skeptical realism
Free will: compatibilism, libertarianism, or no free will?Othervery difficult to solve this issue
God: theism or atheism?Accept: atheismIt is not a matter of proving that there is no such a God ; rather I find no good reason for there to be such a God.
Knowledge: empiricism or rationalism?Accept both
Knowledge claims: contextualism, relativism, or invariantism?Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Laws of nature: Humean or non-Humean?Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Logic: classical or non-classical?Lean toward: non-classical
Mental content: internalism or externalism?Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Meta-ethics: moral realism or moral anti-realism?Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Metaphilosophy: naturalism or non-naturalism?Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Mind: physicalism or non-physicalism?Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Moral judgment: cognitivism or non-cognitivism?Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Moral motivation: internalism or externalism?Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Newcomb's problem: one box or two boxes?Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Normative ethics: deontology, consequentialism, or virtue ethics?Accept: deontology
Perceptual experience: disjunctivism, qualia theory, representationalism, or sense-datum theory?Lean toward: qualia theory
Personal identity: biological view, psychological view, or further-fact view?Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Politics: communitarianism, egalitarianism, or libertarianism?Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Proper names: Fregean or Millian?Accept an intermediate view
Science: scientific realism or scientific anti-realism?Lean toward: scientific realism
Teletransporter (new matter): survival or death?The question is too unclear to answer
Time: A-theory or B-theory?Lean toward: A-theory
Trolley problem (five straight ahead, one on side track, turn requires switching, what ought one do?): switch or don't switch?The question is too unclear to answer
Truth: correspondence, deflationary, or epistemic?The question is too unclear to answer
Zombies: inconceivable, conceivable but not metaphysically possible, or metaphysically possible?Insufficiently familiar with the issue