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Correlations with: AOS:Philosophy of Cognitive Science

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:naturalism0.205
non-naturalism naturalism
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
~1.8%(~1/54)
90.7%(49/54)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
30.3%(243/801)
53.8%(431/801)
Response pairs: 855   p-value: < 0.001
Mind:physicalism0.15
non-physicalism physicalism
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
5.3%(3/56)
82.1%(46/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
29.2%(252/862)
59.1%(510/862)
Response pairs: 918   p-value: < 0.001
Free will:no free will0.13
no free will free will
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
33.3%(18/54)
61.1%(33/54)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
11.3%(96/845)
79.2%(670/845)
Response pairs: 899   p-value: < 0.001
Logic:non-classical0.128
non-classical classical
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
42%(21/50)
42%(21/50)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
22.5%(170/753)
62.2%(469/753)
Response pairs: 803   p-value: < 0.001
Analytic-synthetic distinction:no0.128
yes no
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
44.6%(25/56)
50%(28/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
67.3%(582/864)
26.7%(231/864)
Response pairs: 920   p-value: < 0.001
not Perceptual experience:sense-datum theory0.12
sense-datum theory not sense-datum theory
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
~1.9%(~1/51)
92.1%(47/51)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
4.3%(29/665)
79.5%(529/665)
Response pairs: 716   p-value: 0.001
Abstract objects:nominalism0.107
Platonism nominalism
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
21.4%(12/56)
66%(37/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
42.4%(356/838)
47%(394/838)
Response pairs: 894   p-value: 0.001
not Free will:libertarianism0.104
libertarianism not libertarianism
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
~1.8%(~1/54)
90.7%(49/54)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
14.9%(126/845)
75.7%(640/845)
Response pairs: 899   p-value: 0.001
God:atheism0.101
atheism theism
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
92.7%(51/55)
5.4%(3/55)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
72.7%(627/862)
18.2%(157/862)
Response pairs: 917   p-value: 0.002
Knowledge claims:contextualism0.1
contextualism not contextualism
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
66%(33/50)
26%(13/50)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
45.3%(340/750)
42.9%(322/750)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.004
A priori knowledge:no0.098
yes no
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
55.3%(31/56)
28.5%(16/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
73.6%(635/862)
19%(164/862)
Response pairs: 918   p-value: 0.002
Epistemic justification:externalism0.094
externalism internalism
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
72.2%(39/54)
16.6%(9/54)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
49.3%(402/814)
32.3%(263/814)
Response pairs: 868   p-value: 0.005
not Personal identity:further-fact view0.093
further-fact view not further-fact view
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
~1.8%(~1/53)
69.8%(37/53)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
14.8%(113/760)
64.8%(493/760)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.007
not Perceptual experience:disjunctivism0.09
disjunctivism not disjunctivism
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
7.8%(4/51)
84.3%(43/51)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
14.7%(98/665)
69.1%(460/665)
Response pairs: 716   p-value: 0.015
not Knowledge claims:invariantism0.088
invariantism not invariantism
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
22%(11/50)
70%(35/50)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
37.2%(279/750)
51%(383/750)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.012
Meta-ethics:moral anti-realism0.086
moral anti-realism moral realism
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
44.2%(23/52)
48%(25/52)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
28%(237/844)
63.2%(534/844)
Response pairs: 896   p-value: 0.01
not Zombies:metaphysically possible0.08
metaphysically possible not metaphysically possible
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
19.6%(11/56)
76.7%(43/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
26.7%(206/769)
58.7%(452/769)
Response pairs: 825   p-value: 0.021
Trolley problem:switch0.077
switch don't switch
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
88.8%(48/54)
7.4%(4/54)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
72.9%(591/810)
11.8%(96/810)
Response pairs: 864   p-value: 0.023
not Perceptual experience:qualia theory0.075
qualia theory not qualia theory
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
13.7%(7/51)
78.4%(40/51)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
16%(107/665)
67.8%(451/665)
Response pairs: 716   p-value: 0.044
Personal identity:psychological view0.073
psychological view not psychological view
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
43.3%(23/53)
28.3%(15/53)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
38.1%(290/760)
41.5%(316/760)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.037
Normative ethics:consequentialism0.072
consequentialism not consequentialism
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
42.5%(20/47)
42.5%(20/47)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
26.5%(200/753)
59.4%(448/753)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.041
Perceptual experience:representationalism0.07
representationalism not representationalism
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
56.8%(29/51)
35.2%(18/51)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
39.6%(264/665)
44.2%(294/665)
Response pairs: 716   p-value: 0.061
not External world:idealism0.064
idealism not idealism
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
~1.7%(~1/56)
~98.2%(~55/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
4.6%(40/859)
91.5%(786/859)
Response pairs: 915   p-value: 0.052
Knowledge:empiricism0.063
empiricism rationalism
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
51.7%(29/56)
23.2%(13/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
41.2%(356/863)
35.2%(304/863)
Response pairs: 919   p-value: 0.056
not Normative ethics:deontology0.057
deontology not deontology
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
17%(8/47)
68%(32/47)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
30.9%(233/753)
55.1%(415/753)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.107
not Free will:compatibilism0.057
compatibilism not compatibilism
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
51.8%(28/54)
42.5%(23/54)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
61.7%(522/845)
28.8%(244/845)
Response pairs: 899   p-value: 0.087
Science:scientific realism0.055
scientific realism scientific anti-realism
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
89%(49/55)
7.2%(4/55)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
76.6%(652/851)
15.7%(134/851)
Response pairs: 906   p-value: 0.098
Newcomb's problem:one box0.055
two boxes one box
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
32.5%(13/40)
37.5%(15/40)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
45.2%(282/623)
31.1%(194/623)
Response pairs: 663   p-value: 0.157
Teletransporter:survival0.05
death survival
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
30.1%(16/53)
50.9%(27/53)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
36.2%(277/765)
42.2%(323/765)
Response pairs: 818   p-value: 0.153

Philosophical orientation

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
AOS:Philosophy of Mind0.274
Philosophy of Mind not Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
64.2%(36/56)
35.7%(20/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
17.7%(155/875)
82.2%(720/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
xian:Quine0.097
Quine not Quine
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
16%(9/56)
83.9%(47/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
5.9%(52/875)
94%(823/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.003
not AOS:Metaphysics0.094
Metaphysics not Metaphysics
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
8.9%(5/56)
91%(51/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
26.1%(229/875)
73.8%(646/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.004
not AOS:Normative Ethics0.093
Normative Ethics not Normative Ethics
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
~1.7%(~1/56)
~98.2%(~55/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
15.7%(138/875)
84.2%(737/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.004
not AOS:Social and Political Philosophy0.087
Social and Political Philosophy not Social and Political Philosophy
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
~1.7%(~1/56)
~98.2%(~55/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
11.4%(100/875)
88.5%(775/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.007
AOS:Philosophy of Biology0.084
Philosophy of Biology not Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
10.7%(6/56)
89.2%(50/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
3.6%(32/875)
96.3%(843/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.01
not AOS:Epistemology0.079
Epistemology not Epistemology
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
5.3%(3/56)
94.6%(53/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
17.9%(157/875)
82%(718/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.015
not AOS:Meta-Ethics0.074
Meta-Ethics not Meta-Ethics
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
~1.7%(~1/56)
~98.2%(~55/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
11.5%(101/875)
88.4%(774/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.023
not xian:Wittgenstein0.073
Wittgenstein not Wittgenstein
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
~1.7%(~1/56)
~98.2%(~55/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
8.3%(73/875)
91.6%(802/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.025
not AOS:Ancient Greek Philosophy0.068
Ancient Greek Philosophy not Ancient Greek Philosophy
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
~1.7%(~1/56)
~98.2%(~55/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
7.3%(64/875)
92.6%(811/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.038
not AOS:17th/18th Century Philosophy0.062
17th/18th Century Philosophy not 17th/18th Century Philosophy
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
~1.7%(~1/56)
~98.2%(~55/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
12%(105/875)
88%(770/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.058
xian:Hume0.058
Hume not Hume
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
23.2%(13/56)
76.7%(43/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
14.4%(126/875)
85.6%(749/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.076
not AOS:Philosophy of Religion0.058
Philosophy of Religion not Philosophy of Religion
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
~1.7%(~1/56)
~98.2%(~55/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
5.3%(47/875)
94.6%(828/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.076
not AOS:Applied Ethics0.055
Applied Ethics not Applied Ethics
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
~1.7%(~1/56)
~98.2%(~55/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
4.9%(43/875)
95%(832/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.093
not xian:Aristotle0.055
Aristotle not Aristotle
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
5.3%(3/56)
94.6%(53/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
13.1%(115/875)
86.8%(760/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.093
not AOS:20th Century Philosophy0.054
20th Century Philosophy not 20th Century Philosophy
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
~1.7%(~1/56)
~98.2%(~55/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
4.8%(42/875)
95.2%(833/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.099
not AOS:Logic and Philosophy of Logic0.053
Logic and Philosophy of Logic not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
~1.7%(~1/56)
~98.2%(~55/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
10.2%(90/875)
89.7%(785/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.106
not AOS:19th Century Philosophy0.051
19th Century Philosophy not 19th Century Philosophy
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
~1.7%(~1/56)
~98.2%(~55/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
4.2%(37/875)
95.7%(838/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.119
not xian:Plato0.051
Plato not Plato
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
~1.7%(~1/56)
~98.2%(~55/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
4.2%(37/875)
95.7%(838/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.119

Background questions

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
not affil:region:United Kingdom0.069
United Kingdom not United Kingdom
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
8.9%(5/56)
91%(51/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
20.6%(181/875)
79.3%(694/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.035
phd_region:United States0.064
United States not United States
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
66%(37/56)
33.9%(19/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
52.4%(459/875)
47.5%(416/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.05
not phd_region:United Kingdom0.054
United Kingdom not United Kingdom
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
5.3%(3/56)
94.6%(53/56)
not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
12.9%(113/875)
87%(762/875)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.099