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Correlations with: Politics:communitarianism

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
Normative ethics:virtue ethics0.207
virtue ethics not virtue ethics
communitarianism
43.7%(49/112)
46.4%(52/112)
not communitarianism
18.8%(82/435)
70.3%(306/435)
Response pairs: 662   p-value: < 0.001
God:theism0.181
atheism theism
communitarianism
57.2%(75/131)
34.3%(45/131)
not communitarianism
77.7%(374/481)
14.3%(69/481)
Response pairs: 741   p-value: < 0.001
Newcomb's problem:one box0.128
two boxes one box
communitarianism
32.9%(29/88)
43.1%(38/88)
not communitarianism
48.3%(175/362)
30.6%(111/362)
Response pairs: 547   p-value: 0.002
Trolley problem:don't switch0.12
switch don't switch
communitarianism
69.7%(90/129)
17%(22/129)
not communitarianism
76.6%(352/459)
9.8%(45/459)
Response pairs: 713   p-value: 0.001
not Personal identity:psychological view0.104
psychological view not psychological view
communitarianism
31.2%(35/112)
55.3%(62/112)
not communitarianism
44.1%(194/439)
38.4%(169/439)
Response pairs: 664   p-value: 0.007
Knowledge:rationalism0.095
rationalism empiricism
communitarianism
39%(52/133)
42.1%(56/133)
not communitarianism
30.4%(146/480)
46.8%(225/480)
Response pairs: 745   p-value: 0.009
Free will:libertarianism0.09
libertarianism not libertarianism
communitarianism
24.4%(32/131)
71.7%(94/131)
not communitarianism
12.1%(58/479)
80.1%(384/479)
Response pairs: 736   p-value: 0.014
Mind:non-physicalism0.086
non-physicalism physicalism
communitarianism
37.4%(49/131)
49.6%(65/131)
not communitarianism
27.1%(131/482)
62.8%(303/482)
Response pairs: 740   p-value: 0.019
Proper names:Millian0.083
Fregean Millian
communitarianism
32.4%(38/117)
51.2%(60/117)
not communitarianism
39.2%(156/397)
46.8%(186/397)
Response pairs: 625   p-value: 0.038
Moral motivation:internalism0.08
internalism externalism
communitarianism
53.5%(61/114)
34.2%(39/114)
not communitarianism
44.9%(196/436)
39.9%(174/436)
Response pairs: 654   p-value: 0.04
not Perceptual experience:representationalism0.079
representationalism not representationalism
communitarianism
38.5%(44/114)
53.5%(61/114)
not communitarianism
43.2%(163/377)
44%(166/377)
Response pairs: 584   p-value: 0.056
Personal identity:further-fact view0.076
further-fact view not further-fact view
communitarianism
25%(28/112)
61.6%(69/112)
not communitarianism
13.2%(58/439)
69.4%(305/439)
Response pairs: 664   p-value: 0.05
Meta-ethics:moral realism0.07
moral realism moral anti-realism
communitarianism
68.2%(88/129)
24%(31/129)
not communitarianism
57.1%(271/474)
34.8%(165/474)
Response pairs: 733   p-value: 0.058
Analytic-synthetic distinction:yes0.069
yes no
communitarianism
67.4%(89/132)
29.5%(39/132)
not communitarianism
63.4%(304/479)
31.9%(153/479)
Response pairs: 741   p-value: 0.06
not Laws of nature:Humean0.069
Humean non-Humean
communitarianism
25%(32/128)
68.7%(88/128)
not communitarianism
30.8%(140/454)
61%(277/454)
Response pairs: 707   p-value: 0.066
not Free will:compatibilism0.066
compatibilism not compatibilism
communitarianism
53.4%(70/131)
42.7%(56/131)
not communitarianism
64.5%(309/479)
27.7%(133/479)
Response pairs: 736   p-value: 0.073
External world:idealism0.064
idealism not idealism
communitarianism
8.4%(11/130)
86.9%(113/130)
not communitarianism
4.1%(20/478)
92.6%(443/478)
Response pairs: 738   p-value: 0.082
Abstract objects:Platonism0.063
Platonism nominalism
communitarianism
46.8%(60/128)
42.9%(55/128)
not communitarianism
38.1%(178/467)
53.7%(251/467)
Response pairs: 722   p-value: 0.09
Zombies:conceivable but not metaphysically possible0.063
conceivable but not metaphysically possible not conceivable but not metaphysically possible
communitarianism
44%(52/118)
45.7%(54/118)
not communitarianism
37.3%(163/436)
50%(218/436)
Response pairs: 665   p-value: 0.104
not Normative ethics:consequentialism0.063
consequentialism not consequentialism
communitarianism
14.2%(16/112)
75.8%(85/112)
not communitarianism
28.9%(126/435)
60.2%(262/435)
Response pairs: 662   p-value: 0.105
Time:A-theory0.063
B-theory A-theory
communitarianism
43.3%(36/83)
38.5%(32/83)
not communitarianism
48%(144/300)
27.6%(83/300)
Response pairs: 470   p-value: 0.172
Perceptual experience:disjunctivism0.056
disjunctivism not disjunctivism
communitarianism
20.1%(23/114)
71.9%(82/114)
not communitarianism
14.5%(55/377)
72.6%(274/377)
Response pairs: 584   p-value: 0.176
Knowledge claims:contextualism0.054
contextualism not contextualism
communitarianism
54.5%(66/121)
38%(46/121)
not communitarianism
48.7%(209/429)
41.2%(177/429)
Response pairs: 655   p-value: 0.167
not Truth:deflationary0.054
deflationary not deflationary
communitarianism
27.6%(34/123)
68.2%(84/123)
not communitarianism
28.4%(129/453)
66.2%(300/453)
Response pairs: 699   p-value: 0.153
A priori knowledge:yes0.053
no yes
communitarianism
20.3%(27/133)
76.6%(102/133)
not communitarianism
21.8%(105/480)
70.8%(340/480)
Response pairs: 742   p-value: 0.149
Metaphilosophy:non-naturalism0.051
non-naturalism naturalism
communitarianism
37.3%(46/123)
51.2%(63/123)
not communitarianism
27.6%(126/456)
58.3%(266/456)
Response pairs: 702   p-value: 0.177
not Zombies:metaphysically possible0.051
metaphysically possible not metaphysically possible
communitarianism
23.7%(28/118)
66.1%(78/118)
not communitarianism
28.4%(124/436)
58.9%(257/436)
Response pairs: 665   p-value: 0.188
Epistemic justification:externalism0.05
externalism internalism
communitarianism
57.9%(73/126)
26.9%(34/126)
not communitarianism
51.3%(234/456)
33.7%(154/456)
Response pairs: 705   p-value: 0.184

Philosophical orientation

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
not AOS:Normative Ethics0.191
Normative Ethics not Normative Ethics
communitarianism
6.7%(9/133)
93.2%(124/133)
not communitarianism
20.8%(101/485)
79.1%(384/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: < 0.001
not xian:Rawls0.181
Rawls not Rawls
communitarianism
~0.7%(~1/133)
~99.2%(~132/133)
not communitarianism
7.6%(37/485)
92.3%(448/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: < 0.001
not AOS:Social and Political Philosophy0.164
Social and Political Philosophy not Social and Political Philosophy
communitarianism
6.7%(9/133)
93.2%(124/133)
not communitarianism
15.4%(75/485)
84.5%(410/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: < 0.001
xian:Wittgenstein0.15
Wittgenstein not Wittgenstein
communitarianism
18%(24/133)
81.9%(109/133)
not communitarianism
5.5%(27/485)
94.4%(458/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: < 0.001
not xian:Marx0.138
Marx not Marx
communitarianism
~0.7%(~1/133)
~99.2%(~132/133)
not communitarianism
2.6%(13/485)
97.3%(472/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: < 0.001
xian:Plato0.132
Plato not Plato
communitarianism
10.5%(14/133)
89.4%(119/133)
not communitarianism
2.4%(12/485)
97.5%(473/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: < 0.001
not AOS:Philosophy of Law0.114
Philosophy of Law not Philosophy of Law
communitarianism
~0.7%(~1/133)
~99.2%(~132/133)
not communitarianism
4.3%(21/485)
95.6%(464/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.001
AOS:Ancient Greek Philosophy0.11
Ancient Greek Philosophy not Ancient Greek Philosophy
communitarianism
11.2%(15/133)
88.7%(118/133)
not communitarianism
5.1%(25/485)
94.8%(460/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.002
AOS:Asian Philosophy0.093
Asian Philosophy not Asian Philosophy
communitarianism
3.7%(5/133)
96.2%(128/133)
not communitarianism
0.8%(4/485)
99.1%(481/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.01
AOS:20th Century Philosophy0.091
20th Century Philosophy not 20th Century Philosophy
communitarianism
10.5%(14/133)
89.4%(119/133)
not communitarianism
3.2%(16/485)
96.7%(469/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.012
AOS:Philosophy of Language0.081
Philosophy of Language not Philosophy of Language
communitarianism
21.8%(29/133)
78.1%(104/133)
not communitarianism
14%(68/485)
85.9%(417/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.026
xian:Hegel0.076
Hegel not Hegel
communitarianism
4.5%(6/133)
95.4%(127/133)
not communitarianism
1.2%(6/485)
98.7%(479/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.037
xian:Aristotle0.076
Aristotle not Aristotle
communitarianism
18.7%(25/133)
81.2%(108/133)
not communitarianism
11.5%(56/485)
88.4%(429/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.037
AOS:19th Century Philosophy0.071
19th Century Philosophy not 19th Century Philosophy
communitarianism
9%(12/133)
90.9%(121/133)
not communitarianism
3.7%(18/485)
96.2%(467/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.051
tradition:continental0.071
continental analytic
communitarianism
9%(12/133)
82.7%(110/133)
not communitarianism
3.5%(17/485)
88.2%(428/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.051
not AOS:Decision Theory0.067
Decision Theory not Decision Theory
communitarianism
~0.7%(~1/133)
~99.2%(~132/133)
not communitarianism
3.7%(18/485)
96.2%(467/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.066
not AOS:Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality0.066
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
communitarianism
~0.7%(~1/133)
~99.2%(~132/133)
not communitarianism
2.2%(11/485)
97.7%(474/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.07
AOS:Philosophy of Probability0.063
Philosophy of Probability not Philosophy of Probability
communitarianism
3%(4/133)
96.9%(129/133)
not communitarianism
1.6%(8/485)
98.3%(477/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.084
not AOS:Meta-Ethics0.063
Meta-Ethics not Meta-Ethics
communitarianism
7.5%(10/133)
92.4%(123/133)
not communitarianism
12.1%(59/485)
87.8%(426/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.084
AOS:Metaphilosophy0.059
Metaphilosophy not Metaphilosophy
communitarianism
3%(4/133)
96.9%(129/133)
not communitarianism
1%(5/485)
98.9%(480/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.106
not xian:Kant0.051
Kant not Kant
communitarianism
10.5%(14/133)
89.4%(119/133)
not communitarianism
14.6%(71/485)
85.3%(414/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.162

Background questions

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
gender:male0.077
male female
communitarianism
83.6%(102/122)
16.3%(20/122)
not communitarianism
79.1%(364/460)
20.8%(96/460)
Response pairs: 708   p-value: 0.04
not phd_region:Australasia0.061
Australasia not Australasia
communitarianism
~0.7%(~1/133)
~99.2%(~132/133)
not communitarianism
3.7%(18/485)
96.2%(467/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.094
affil:region:United Kingdom0.055
United Kingdom not United Kingdom
communitarianism
26.3%(35/133)
73.6%(98/133)
not communitarianism
18.5%(90/485)
81.4%(395/485)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.132