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Correlations with: AOS:Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality

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
Zombies:conceivable but not metaphysically possible0.122
conceivable but not metaphysically possible not conceivable but not metaphysically possible
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
78.5%(11/14)
~7.1%(~1/14)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
39.4%(320/811)
46.8%(380/811)
Response pairs: 825   p-value: < 0.001
Abstract objects:nominalism0.1
Platonism nominalism
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
~6.6%(~1/15)
80%(12/15)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
41.7%(367/879)
47.6%(419/879)
Response pairs: 894   p-value: 0.002
not Knowledge claims:invariantism0.097
invariantism not invariantism
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
~8.3%(~1/12)
~91.6%(~11/12)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
36.8%(290/788)
51.6%(407/788)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.006
Trolley problem:don't switch0.094
don't switch switch
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
26.6%(4/15)
53.3%(8/15)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
8.3%(71/849)
77.2%(656/849)
Response pairs: 864   p-value: 0.005
Truth:deflationary0.09
deflationary not deflationary
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
46.6%(7/15)
33.3%(5/15)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
26.4%(224/848)
67.8%(575/848)
Response pairs: 863   p-value: 0.008
Mental content:externalism0.084
internalism externalism
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
~6.6%(~1/15)
~93.3%(~14/15)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
26.3%(222/842)
58.9%(496/842)
Response pairs: 857   p-value: 0.013
not Zombies:inconceivable0.079
inconceivable not inconceivable
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
~7.1%(~1/14)
~92.8%(~13/14)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
18.3%(149/811)
67.9%(551/811)
Response pairs: 825   p-value: 0.023
Analytic-synthetic distinction:no0.077
no yes
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
52.9%(9/17)
41.1%(7/17)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
27.2%(246/903)
66.8%(604/903)
Response pairs: 920   p-value: 0.019
not Politics:libertarianism0.074
libertarianism not libertarianism
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
~6.6%(~1/15)
80%(12/15)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
12.5%(92/736)
69.8%(514/736)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.042
Politics:egalitarianism0.071
egalitarianism not egalitarianism
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
60%(9/15)
20%(3/15)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
42.7%(315/736)
39.5%(291/736)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.051
not Zombies:metaphysically possible0.071
metaphysically possible not metaphysically possible
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
~7.1%(~1/14)
78.5%(11/14)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
26.6%(216/811)
59.6%(484/811)
Response pairs: 825   p-value: 0.041
not Politics:communitarianism0.066
communitarianism not communitarianism
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
~6.6%(~1/15)
73.3%(11/15)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
17.9%(132/736)
64.4%(474/736)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.07
not Truth:correspondence0.06
correspondence not correspondence
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
26.6%(4/15)
53.3%(8/15)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
55.3%(469/848)
38.9%(330/848)
Response pairs: 863   p-value: 0.078
not Personal identity:further-fact view0.058
further-fact view not further-fact view
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
~7.6%(~1/13)
76.9%(10/13)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
14.2%(114/800)
65%(520/800)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.098
A priori knowledge:no0.055
no yes
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
29.4%(5/17)
58.8%(10/17)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
18.8%(170/901)
73.3%(661/901)
Response pairs: 918   p-value: 0.095
God:atheism0.054
theism atheism
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
~5.8%(~1/17)
~94.1%(~16/17)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
15.1%(136/900)
76.3%(687/900)
Response pairs: 917   p-value: 0.102
not Free will:libertarianism0.054
libertarianism not libertarianism
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
~5.8%(~1/17)
~94.1%(~16/17)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
14.5%(128/882)
76.4%(674/882)
Response pairs: 899   p-value: 0.105
Teletransporter:death0.053
death survival
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
53.8%(7/13)
30.7%(4/13)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
35.5%(286/805)
42.9%(346/805)
Response pairs: 818   p-value: 0.129
Metaphilosophy:naturalism0.053
non-naturalism naturalism
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
~7.1%(~1/14)
71.4%(10/14)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
28.8%(243/841)
55.8%(470/841)
Response pairs: 855   p-value: 0.121
not Personal identity:psychological view0.051
psychological view not psychological view
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
23%(3/13)
53.8%(7/13)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
38.7%(310/800)
40.5%(324/800)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.146

Philosophical orientation

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
AOS:Social and Political Philosophy0.134
Social and Political Philosophy not Social and Political Philosophy
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
41.1%(7/17)
58.8%(10/17)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
10.1%(93/914)
89.8%(821/914)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
xian:Wittgenstein0.109
Wittgenstein not Wittgenstein
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
29.4%(5/17)
70.5%(12/17)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
7.4%(68/914)
92.5%(846/914)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
xian:Marx0.052
Marx not Marx
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
~5.8%(~1/17)
~94.1%(~16/17)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
1.3%(12/914)
98.6%(902/914)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.112

Background questions

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
gender:female0.22
female male
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
81.2%(13/16)
18.7%(3/16)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
17.2%(149/865)
82.7%(716/865)
Response pairs: 881   p-value: < 0.001
phd_region:Canada0.215
Canada not Canada
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
29.4%(5/17)
70.5%(12/17)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
2.4%(22/914)
97.5%(892/914)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
year_of_phd-0.056
year_of_phd ≥ median year_of_phd < median
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
35.7%(5/14)
64.2%(9/14)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
50.7%(358/706)
49.2%(348/706)
Response pairs: 720   p-value: 0.133
not phd_region:United Kingdom0.051
United Kingdom not United Kingdom
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
~5.8%(~1/17)
~94.1%(~16/17)
not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
12.6%(116/914)
87.3%(798/914)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.119