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Correlations with: Personal identity:further-fact view

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
Metaphilosophy:non-naturalism0.235
naturalism non-naturalism
further-fact view
28.9%(31/107)
61.6%(66/107)
not further-fact view
61%(305/500)
25.2%(126/500)
Response pairs: 760   p-value: < 0.001
Mind:non-physicalism0.23
non-physicalism physicalism
further-fact view
56.1%(64/114)
31.5%(36/114)
not further-fact view
24%(126/524)
65.8%(345/524)
Response pairs: 805   p-value: < 0.001
Free will:libertarianism0.228
libertarianism not libertarianism
further-fact view
39.6%(44/111)
54.9%(61/111)
not further-fact view
12.3%(64/519)
81.1%(421/519)
Response pairs: 792   p-value: < 0.001
Zombies:metaphysically possible0.202
metaphysically possible not metaphysically possible
further-fact view
43.9%(47/107)
46.7%(50/107)
not further-fact view
23.8%(115/482)
65.5%(316/482)
Response pairs: 736   p-value: < 0.001
God:theism0.174
theism atheism
further-fact view
39.6%(44/111)
56.7%(63/111)
not further-fact view
11.4%(60/522)
79.6%(416/522)
Response pairs: 801   p-value: < 0.001
Time:A-theory0.157
B-theory A-theory
further-fact view
34.9%(29/83)
53%(44/83)
not further-fact view
52%(178/342)
26.9%(92/342)
Response pairs: 530   p-value: < 0.001
not Zombies:inconceivable0.14
inconceivable not inconceivable
further-fact view
10.2%(11/107)
80.3%(86/107)
not further-fact view
21.7%(105/482)
67.6%(326/482)
Response pairs: 736   p-value: < 0.001
not Free will:compatibilism0.115
compatibilism not compatibilism
further-fact view
38.7%(43/111)
55.8%(62/111)
not further-fact view
64.7%(336/519)
28.7%(149/519)
Response pairs: 792   p-value: 0.001
Knowledge:rationalism0.115
empiricism rationalism
further-fact view
25.8%(29/112)
55.3%(62/112)
not further-fact view
44.9%(238/529)
33.4%(177/529)
Response pairs: 805   p-value: 0.001
Laws of nature:non-Humean0.11
non-Humean Humean
further-fact view
74.7%(83/111)
18%(20/111)
not further-fact view
60.4%(299/495)
30.9%(153/495)
Response pairs: 763   p-value: 0.002
Meta-ethics:moral realism0.11
moral anti-realism moral realism
further-fact view
14.1%(16/113)
80.5%(91/113)
not further-fact view
31%(159/512)
61.7%(316/512)
Response pairs: 785   p-value: 0.002
Knowledge claims:invariantism0.101
invariantism not invariantism
further-fact view
55.8%(57/102)
33.3%(34/102)
not further-fact view
36%(168/466)
56.4%(263/466)
Response pairs: 711   p-value: 0.007
not Knowledge claims:contextualism0.089
contextualism not contextualism
further-fact view
30.3%(31/102)
58.8%(60/102)
not further-fact view
50.8%(237/466)
41.6%(194/466)
Response pairs: 711   p-value: 0.017
Abstract objects:Platonism0.088
Platonism nominalism
further-fact view
53.1%(59/111)
42.3%(47/111)
not further-fact view
40.9%(209/511)
49.3%(252/511)
Response pairs: 783   p-value: 0.013
Moral judgment:cognitivism0.088
cognitivism non-cognitivism
further-fact view
88.3%(99/112)
9.8%(11/112)
not further-fact view
71.1%(357/502)
22.1%(111/502)
Response pairs: 771   p-value: 0.014
A priori knowledge:yes0.082
yes no
further-fact view
84.2%(96/114)
12.2%(14/114)
not further-fact view
73.1%(384/525)
20%(105/525)
Response pairs: 802   p-value: 0.02
Normative ethics:virtue ethics0.082
virtue ethics not virtue ethics
further-fact view
30.9%(30/97)
60.8%(59/97)
not further-fact view
19.7%(91/461)
68.3%(315/461)
Response pairs: 705   p-value: 0.029
Truth:correspondence0.078
correspondence not correspondence
further-fact view
63.8%(69/108)
29.6%(32/108)
not further-fact view
55.6%(273/491)
41.1%(202/491)
Response pairs: 759   p-value: 0.031
Politics:communitarianism0.076
communitarianism not communitarianism
further-fact view
28.5%(28/98)
59.1%(58/98)
not further-fact view
15.6%(69/442)
69%(305/442)
Response pairs: 664   p-value: 0.05
Epistemic justification:internalism0.073
internalism externalism
further-fact view
38.9%(44/113)
46.9%(53/113)
not further-fact view
31.2%(156/499)
53.1%(265/499)
Response pairs: 770   p-value: 0.042
not Politics:egalitarianism0.066
egalitarianism not egalitarianism
further-fact view
35.7%(35/98)
52%(51/98)
not further-fact view
46.1%(204/442)
38.4%(170/442)
Response pairs: 664   p-value: 0.089
not Truth:deflationary0.062
deflationary not deflationary
further-fact view
18.5%(20/108)
75%(81/108)
not further-fact view
27.6%(136/491)
69%(339/491)
Response pairs: 759   p-value: 0.087
Perceptual experience:qualia theory0.061
qualia theory not qualia theory
further-fact view
19%(19/100)
66%(66/100)
not further-fact view
16.5%(70/424)
71.6%(304/424)
Response pairs: 653   p-value: 0.119
not Normative ethics:consequentialism0.057
consequentialism not consequentialism
further-fact view
20.6%(20/97)
71.1%(69/97)
not further-fact view
30.1%(139/461)
57.9%(267/461)
Response pairs: 705   p-value: 0.13
not Zombies:conceivable but not metaphysically possible0.057
conceivable but not metaphysically possible not conceivable but not metaphysically possible
further-fact view
34.5%(37/107)
56%(60/107)
not further-fact view
42.1%(203/482)
47.3%(228/482)
Response pairs: 736   p-value: 0.122
Mental content:internalism0.056
internalism externalism
further-fact view
31.4%(34/108)
57.4%(62/108)
not further-fact view
25.1%(124/494)
62.5%(309/494)
Response pairs: 758   p-value: 0.123
Aesthetic value:objective0.055
subjective objective
further-fact view
29.7%(33/111)
56.7%(63/111)
not further-fact view
40.2%(206/512)
47%(241/512)
Response pairs: 782   p-value: 0.124
Teletransporter:death0.052
death survival
further-fact view
46.6%(49/105)
35.2%(37/105)
not further-fact view
37.8%(184/486)
49.1%(239/486)
Response pairs: 744   p-value: 0.156

Philosophical orientation

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
AOS:Philosophy of Religion0.14
Philosophy of Religion not Philosophy of Religion
further-fact view
14%(16/114)
85.9%(98/114)
not further-fact view
4.1%(22/530)
95.8%(508/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: < 0.001
not AOS:Philosophy of Cognitive Science0.093
Philosophy of Cognitive Science not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
further-fact view
~0.8%(~1/114)
~99.1%(~113/114)
not further-fact view
6.9%(37/530)
93%(493/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.007
not xian:Spinoza0.09
Spinoza not Spinoza
further-fact view
~0.8%(~1/114)
~99.1%(~113/114)
not further-fact view
3.2%(17/530)
96.7%(513/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.01
AOS:Logic and Philosophy of Logic0.086
Logic and Philosophy of Logic not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
further-fact view
11.4%(13/114)
88.5%(101/114)
not further-fact view
7.3%(39/530)
92.6%(491/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.014
not AOS:Philosophy of Mind0.074
Philosophy of Mind not Philosophy of Mind
further-fact view
17.5%(20/114)
82.4%(94/114)
not further-fact view
23%(122/530)
76.9%(408/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.034
not AOS:Social and Political Philosophy0.064
Social and Political Philosophy not Social and Political Philosophy
further-fact view
7%(8/114)
92.9%(106/114)
not further-fact view
11.6%(62/530)
88.3%(468/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.068
not AOS:Philosophy of Law0.061
Philosophy of Law not Philosophy of Law
further-fact view
~0.8%(~1/114)
~99.1%(~113/114)
not further-fact view
3.3%(18/530)
96.6%(512/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.082
not xian:Hume0.058
Hume not Hume
further-fact view
10.5%(12/114)
89.4%(102/114)
not further-fact view
16.7%(89/530)
83.2%(441/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.098
not AOS:Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality0.058
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
further-fact view
~0.8%(~1/114)
~99.1%(~113/114)
not further-fact view
1.8%(10/530)
98.1%(520/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.098
not AOS:Applied Ethics0.057
Applied Ethics not Applied Ethics
further-fact view
3.5%(4/114)
96.4%(110/114)
not further-fact view
5.2%(28/530)
94.7%(502/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.104
not xian:Aristotle0.056
Aristotle not Aristotle
further-fact view
10.5%(12/114)
89.4%(102/114)
not further-fact view
14.3%(76/530)
85.6%(454/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.11
xian:Descartes0.053
Descartes not Descartes
further-fact view
4.3%(5/114)
95.6%(109/114)
not further-fact view
1.6%(9/530)
98.3%(521/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.131
not AOS:General Philosophy of Science0.05
General Philosophy of Science not General Philosophy of Science
further-fact view
3.5%(4/114)
96.4%(110/114)
not further-fact view
10.3%(55/530)
89.6%(475/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.154

Background questions

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
nationality_region:United States0.121
United States not United States
further-fact view
66.6%(76/114)
33.3%(38/114)
not further-fact view
46.4%(246/530)
53.5%(284/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: < 0.001
phd_region:United States0.093
United States not United States
further-fact view
62.2%(71/114)
37.7%(43/114)
not further-fact view
48.8%(259/530)
51.1%(271/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.007
affil:region:United States0.08
United States not United States
further-fact view
74.5%(85/114)
25.4%(29/114)
not further-fact view
57.7%(306/530)
42.2%(224/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.022
not affil:region:Canada0.078
Canada not Canada
further-fact view
3.5%(4/114)
96.4%(110/114)
not further-fact view
9.6%(51/530)
90.3%(479/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.026
not nationality_region:Australasia0.075
Australasia not Australasia
further-fact view
~0.8%(~1/114)
~99.1%(~113/114)
not further-fact view
6.7%(36/530)
93.2%(494/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.032
not nationality_region:Other0.066
Other not Other
further-fact view
4.3%(5/114)
95.6%(109/114)
not further-fact view
7.3%(39/530)
92.6%(491/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.059
not phd_region:Europe0.064
Europe not Europe
further-fact view
~0.8%(~1/114)
~99.1%(~113/114)
not further-fact view
6%(32/530)
93.9%(498/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.068
not affil:region:Australasia0.061
Australasia not Australasia
further-fact view
~0.8%(~1/114)
~99.1%(~113/114)
not further-fact view
6.2%(33/530)
93.7%(497/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.082
not nationality_region:Europe0.059
Europe not Europe
further-fact view
6.1%(7/114)
93.8%(107/114)
not further-fact view
13.3%(71/530)
86.6%(459/530)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.092