Desh Raj Sirswal Post Graduate Govt. College for Girls-11, Panjab University, Chandigarh, Centre for Positive Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies (CPPIS), Pehowa (Kurukshetra)
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  • Faculty, Post Graduate Govt. College for Girls-11, Panjab University, Chandigarh
  • Administrator, Centre for Positive Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies (CPPIS), Pehowa (Kurukshetra)
  • PhD, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, 2010.

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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: no
Abstract objects: Platonism or nominalism?Accept: nominalism
Aesthetic value: objective or subjective?Accept: subjectiveBeauty lies in the eyes of beholder.
Analytic-synthetic distinction: yes or no?Accept: yes
Epistemic justification: internalism or externalism?Accept both
External world: idealism, skepticism, or non-skeptical realism?Reject one, undecided between others
Free will: compatibilism, libertarianism, or no free will?Lean toward: libertarianism
God: theism or atheism?Accept: atheism
Knowledge: empiricism or rationalism?Accept an intermediate view
Knowledge claims: contextualism, relativism, or invariantism?Accept: contextualism
Laws of nature: Humean or non-Humean?Accept both
Logic: classical or non-classical?Accept both
Mental content: internalism or externalism?Accept both
Meta-ethics: moral realism or moral anti-realism?Lean toward: moral anti-realism
Metaphilosophy: naturalism or non-naturalism?Accept another alternative
Mind: physicalism or non-physicalism?Accept another alternative
Moral judgment: cognitivism or non-cognitivism?Accept an intermediate view
Moral motivation: internalism or externalism?Accept another alternative
Newcomb's problem: one box or two boxes?Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Normative ethics: deontology, consequentialism, or virtue ethics?Accept: virtue ethics
Perceptual experience: disjunctivism, qualia theory, representationalism, or sense-datum theory?Accept: representationalism
Personal identity: biological view, psychological view, or further-fact view?Accept: psychological view
Politics: communitarianism, egalitarianism, or libertarianism?Accept: communitarianism
Proper names: Fregean or Millian?Accept: Fregean
Science: scientific realism or scientific anti-realism?The question is too unclear to answer
Teletransporter (new matter): survival or death?Accept another alternative
Time: A-theory or B-theory?Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Trolley problem (five straight ahead, one on side track, turn requires switching, what ought one do?): switch or don't switch?Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Truth: correspondence, deflationary, or epistemic?Accept: epistemicTruth is always relative that's why we should think that it should be epistemic.
Zombies: inconceivable, conceivable but not metaphysically possible, or metaphysically possible?Accept: conceivable but not metaphysically possible