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Correlations with: nationality_region:United Kingdom

N = 931 (target faculty). Cut-off = +/-0.05

n < 10 omitted. Some redundant or trivial correlations are not shown.

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Main Survey questions

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
Perceptual experience:disjunctivism0.158
disjunctivism not disjunctivism
United Kingdom
28.3%(36/127)
58.2%(74/127)
not United Kingdom
11.2%(66/589)
72.8%(429/589)
Response pairs: 716   p-value: < 0.001
Free will:libertarianism0.096
libertarianism not libertarianism
United Kingdom
22%(33/150)
67.3%(101/150)
not United Kingdom
12.6%(95/749)
78.5%(588/749)
Response pairs: 899   p-value: 0.003
Truth:deflationary0.086
deflationary not deflationary
United Kingdom
34.9%(51/146)
56.8%(83/146)
not United Kingdom
25.1%(180/717)
69.3%(497/717)
Response pairs: 863   p-value: 0.011
Knowledge claims:invariantism0.079
invariantism not invariantism
United Kingdom
41.9%(55/131)
45%(59/131)
not United Kingdom
35.1%(235/669)
53.6%(359/669)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.025
not Politics:egalitarianism0.079
egalitarianism not egalitarianism
United Kingdom
36%(45/125)
47.2%(59/125)
not United Kingdom
44.5%(279/626)
37.5%(235/626)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.03
not Truth:correspondence0.07
correspondence not correspondence
United Kingdom
46.5%(68/146)
45.2%(66/146)
not United Kingdom
56.4%(405/717)
37.9%(272/717)
Response pairs: 863   p-value: 0.039
Politics:libertarianism0.069
libertarianism not libertarianism
United Kingdom
16%(20/125)
67.2%(84/125)
not United Kingdom
11.5%(72/626)
70.6%(442/626)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.058
Trolley problem:switch0.066
switch don't switch
United Kingdom
77.9%(113/145)
8.2%(12/145)
not United Kingdom
73.1%(526/719)
12.2%(88/719)
Response pairs: 864   p-value: 0.052
A priori knowledge:yes0.063
no yes
United Kingdom
13.8%(21/152)
81.5%(124/152)
not United Kingdom
20.1%(154/766)
71.4%(547/766)
Response pairs: 918   p-value: 0.056
Teletransporter:survival0.061
death survival
United Kingdom
30.5%(44/144)
47.2%(68/144)
not United Kingdom
36.9%(249/674)
41.8%(282/674)
Response pairs: 818   p-value: 0.081
Metaphilosophy:non-naturalism0.06
naturalism non-naturalism
United Kingdom
49.6%(71/143)
33.5%(48/143)
not United Kingdom
55.7%(397/712)
29.3%(209/712)
Response pairs: 855   p-value: 0.079
Personal identity:biological view0.059
biological view not biological view
United Kingdom
26.5%(38/143)
57.3%(82/143)
not United Kingdom
17.7%(119/670)
60.4%(405/670)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.092
not Knowledge claims:contextualism0.058
contextualism not contextualism
United Kingdom
41.2%(54/131)
45.8%(60/131)
not United Kingdom
47.6%(319/669)
41.1%(275/669)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.101
not Perceptual experience:sense-datum theory0.056
sense-datum theory not sense-datum theory
United Kingdom
~0.7%(~1/127)
85%(108/127)
not United Kingdom
4.5%(27/589)
79.4%(468/589)
Response pairs: 716   p-value: 0.134
Aesthetic value:objective0.055
objective subjective
United Kingdom
51.3%(75/146)
35.6%(52/146)
not United Kingdom
44.1%(331/749)
40.3%(302/749)
Response pairs: 895   p-value: 0.1
not Perceptual experience:representationalism0.055
representationalism not representationalism
United Kingdom
37%(47/127)
49.6%(63/127)
not United Kingdom
41.7%(246/589)
42.2%(249/589)
Response pairs: 716   p-value: 0.141
Analytic-synthetic distinction:yes0.052
yes no
United Kingdom
72.5%(111/153)
22.8%(35/153)
not United Kingdom
64.6%(496/767)
29.2%(224/767)
Response pairs: 920   p-value: 0.114
not Perceptual experience:qualia theory0.051
qualia theory not qualia theory
United Kingdom
11.8%(15/127)
74.8%(95/127)
not United Kingdom
16.8%(99/589)
67.2%(396/589)
Response pairs: 716   p-value: 0.172
not Free will:compatibilism0.05
compatibilism not compatibilism
United Kingdom
54.6%(82/150)
34.6%(52/150)
not United Kingdom
62.4%(468/749)
28.7%(215/749)
Response pairs: 899   p-value: 0.134

Philosophical orientation

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
AOS:Meta-Ethics0.075
Meta-Ethics not Meta-Ethics
United Kingdom
16.2%(25/154)
83.7%(129/154)
not United Kingdom
9.9%(77/777)
90%(700/777)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.022
tradition:analytic0.07
analytic continental
United Kingdom
92.2%(142/154)
~0.6%(~1/154)
not United Kingdom
87.2%(678/777)
4.2%(33/777)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.032
AOS:Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy0.068
Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy not Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
United Kingdom
3.8%(6/154)
96.1%(148/154)
not United Kingdom
1.4%(11/777)
98.5%(766/777)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.038
not AOS:Philosophy of Law0.061
Philosophy of Law not Philosophy of Law
United Kingdom
~0.6%(~1/154)
~99.3%(~153/154)
not United Kingdom
3.4%(27/777)
96.5%(750/777)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.062
AOS:20th Century Philosophy0.056
20th Century Philosophy not 20th Century Philosophy
United Kingdom
7.1%(11/154)
92.8%(143/154)
not United Kingdom
3.9%(31/777)
96%(746/777)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.087
AOS:Philosophy of Mind0.053
Philosophy of Mind not Philosophy of Mind
United Kingdom
25.3%(39/154)
74.6%(115/154)
not United Kingdom
19.5%(152/777)
80.4%(625/777)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.106
xian:Wittgenstein0.052
Wittgenstein not Wittgenstein
United Kingdom
11%(17/154)
88.9%(137/154)
not United Kingdom
7.2%(56/777)
92.7%(721/777)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.112
not xian:Marx0.052
Marx not Marx
United Kingdom
~0.6%(~1/154)
~99.3%(~153/154)
not United Kingdom
1.6%(13/777)
98.3%(764/777)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.112

Background questions

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
affil:region:United Kingdom0.558
United Kingdom not United Kingdom
United Kingdom
70.1%(108/154)
29.8%(46/154)
not United Kingdom
10%(78/777)
89.9%(699/777)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
phd_region:United Kingdom0.418
United Kingdom not United Kingdom
United Kingdom
43.5%(67/154)
56.4%(87/154)
not United Kingdom
6.3%(49/777)
93.6%(728/777)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
not affil:region:United States0.362
United States not United States
United Kingdom
21.4%(33/154)
78.5%(121/154)
not United Kingdom
68.9%(536/777)
31%(241/777)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
not phd_region:United States0.313
United States not United States
United Kingdom
18.1%(28/154)
81.8%(126/154)
not United Kingdom
60.2%(468/777)
39.7%(309/777)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
not affil:region:Canada0.094
Canada not Canada
United Kingdom
2.5%(4/154)
97.4%(150/154)
not United Kingdom
9.6%(75/777)
90.3%(702/777)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.004
not phd_region:Europe0.088
Europe not Europe
United Kingdom
~0.6%(~1/154)
~99.3%(~153/154)
not United Kingdom
5.7%(45/777)
94.2%(732/777)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.007
not phd_region:Canada0.076
Canada not Canada
United Kingdom
~0.6%(~1/154)
~99.3%(~153/154)
not United Kingdom
3.4%(27/777)
96.5%(750/777)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.02
not affil:region:Europe0.073
Europe not Europe
United Kingdom
2.5%(4/154)
97.4%(150/154)
not United Kingdom
7.5%(59/777)
92.4%(718/777)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.025
gender:male0.061
male female
United Kingdom
86.8%(132/152)
13.1%(20/152)
not United Kingdom
80.5%(587/729)
19.4%(142/729)
Response pairs: 881   p-value: 0.07
year_of_phd0.05
year_of_phd ≥ median year_of_phd < median
United Kingdom
54%(54/100)
46%(46/100)
not United Kingdom
49.8%(309/620)
50.1%(311/620)
Response pairs: 720   p-value: 0.18