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Correlations with: xian:Marx

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
Knowledge claims:contextualism0.151
contextualism not contextualism
Marx
~91.6%(~11/12)
~8.3%(~1/12)
not Marx
45.8%(361/788)
42.5%(335/788)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: < 0.001
not Politics:communitarianism0.138
communitarianism not communitarianism
Marx
~7.6%(~1/13)
~92.3%(~12/13)
not Marx
18%(133/738)
63.9%(472/738)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: < 0.001
not Politics:libertarianism0.135
libertarianism not libertarianism
Marx
~7.6%(~1/13)
~92.3%(~12/13)
not Marx
12.4%(92/738)
69.5%(513/738)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: < 0.001
not Knowledge claims:invariantism0.135
invariantism not invariantism
Marx
~8.3%(~1/12)
~91.6%(~11/12)
not Marx
36.8%(290/788)
51.5%(406/788)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: < 0.001
Politics:egalitarianism0.092
egalitarianism not egalitarianism
Marx
76.9%(10/13)
23%(3/13)
not Marx
42.5%(314/738)
39.4%(291/738)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.011
not Knowledge claims:relativism0.089
relativism not relativism
Marx
~8.3%(~1/12)
~91.6%(~11/12)
not Marx
3.4%(27/788)
84.8%(669/788)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.011
Aesthetic value:objective0.08
subjective objective
Marx
~7.6%(~1/13)
76.9%(10/13)
not Marx
38.8%(343/882)
45.9%(405/882)
Response pairs: 895   p-value: 0.016
Proper names:Fregean0.073
Millian Fregean
Marx
~10%(~1/10)
60%(6/10)
not Marx
42.8%(331/773)
40.7%(315/773)
Response pairs: 783   p-value: 0.041
Perceptual experience:sense-datum theory0.063
sense-datum theory not sense-datum theory
Marx
~9%(~1/11)
54.5%(6/11)
not Marx
4.1%(29/705)
80.8%(570/705)
Response pairs: 716   p-value: 0.092
Zombies:inconceivable0.061
inconceivable not inconceivable
Marx
36.3%(4/11)
45.4%(5/11)
not Marx
17.8%(145/814)
68.5%(558/814)
Response pairs: 825   p-value: 0.079
Perceptual experience:disjunctivism0.06
disjunctivism not disjunctivism
Marx
~9%(~1/11)
36.3%(4/11)
not Marx
14.1%(100/705)
70.7%(499/705)
Response pairs: 716   p-value: 0.108
not Truth:correspondence0.06
correspondence not correspondence
Marx
30.7%(4/13)
69.2%(9/13)
not Marx
55.1%(469/850)
38.7%(329/850)
Response pairs: 863   p-value: 0.078
God:atheism0.059
atheism theism
Marx
~92.3%(~12/13)
~7.6%(~1/13)
not Marx
73.6%(666/904)
17.6%(160/904)
Response pairs: 917   p-value: 0.074
Moral judgment:cognitvism0.059
non-cognitivism cognitivism
Marx
~7.6%(~1/13)
~92.3%(~12/13)
not Marx
19.4%(168/862)
71.9%(620/862)
Response pairs: 875   p-value: 0.081
Truth:epistemic0.058
epistemic not epistemic
Marx
23%(3/13)
76.9%(10/13)
not Marx
7.1%(61/850)
86.7%(737/850)
Response pairs: 863   p-value: 0.088
Personal identity:psychological view0.056
psychological view not psychological view
Marx
63.6%(7/11)
27.2%(3/11)
not Marx
38.1%(306/802)
40.8%(328/802)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.11
Knowledge:rationalism0.056
empiricism rationalism
Marx
23%(3/13)
53.8%(7/13)
not Marx
42.1%(382/906)
34.2%(310/906)
Response pairs: 919   p-value: 0.089
Teletransporter:death0.054
death survival
Marx
50%(6/12)
33.3%(4/12)
not Marx
35.6%(287/806)
42.9%(346/806)
Response pairs: 818   p-value: 0.122

Philosophical orientation

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
AOS:Social and Political Philosophy0.195
Social and Political Philosophy not Social and Political Philosophy
Marx
61.5%(8/13)
38.4%(5/13)
not Marx
10%(92/918)
89.9%(826/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
AOS:19th Century Philosophy0.163
19th Century Philosophy not 19th Century Philosophy
Marx
30.7%(4/13)
69.2%(9/13)
not Marx
3.5%(33/918)
96.4%(885/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
xian:Hegel0.125
Hegel not Hegel
Marx
~7.6%(~1/13)
~92.3%(~12/13)
not Marx
1.5%(14/918)
98.4%(904/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
tradition:continental0.12
continental analytic
Marx
23%(3/13)
61.5%(8/13)
not Marx
3.3%(31/918)
88.4%(812/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
xian:Kant0.067
Kant not Kant
Marx
30.7%(4/13)
69.2%(9/13)
not Marx
11.8%(109/918)
88.1%(809/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.04
AOS:Aesthetics0.067
Aesthetics not Aesthetics
Marx
~7.6%(~1/13)
~92.3%(~12/13)
not Marx
3.9%(36/918)
96%(882/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.04
xian:Rawls0.062
Rawls not Rawls
Marx
~7.6%(~1/13)
~92.3%(~12/13)
not Marx
4.3%(40/918)
95.6%(878/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.058
xian:Mill0.062
Mill not Mill
Marx
~7.6%(~1/13)
~92.3%(~12/13)
not Marx
4.3%(40/918)
95.6%(878/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.058
AOS:Applied Ethics0.061
Applied Ethics not Applied Ethics
Marx
~7.6%(~1/13)
~92.3%(~12/13)
not Marx
4.4%(41/918)
95.5%(877/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.062
xian:Socrates0.06
Socrates not Socrates
Marx
~7.6%(~1/13)
~92.3%(~12/13)
not Marx
1.4%(13/918)
98.5%(905/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.067
not AOS:Philosophy of Language0.056
Philosophy of Language not Philosophy of Language
Marx
~7.6%(~1/13)
~92.3%(~12/13)
not Marx
18.7%(172/918)
81.2%(746/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.087
not AOS:Epistemology0.054
Epistemology not Epistemology
Marx
~7.6%(~1/13)
~92.3%(~12/13)
not Marx
17.4%(160/918)
82.5%(758/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.099
AOS:Normative Ethics0.052
Normative Ethics not Normative Ethics
Marx
30.7%(4/13)
69.2%(9/13)
not Marx
14.7%(135/918)
85.2%(783/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.112
AOS:Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality0.052
Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality not Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality
Marx
~7.6%(~1/13)
~92.3%(~12/13)
not Marx
1.7%(16/918)
98.2%(902/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.112

Background questions

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
phd_region:Canada0.143
Canada not Canada
Marx
23%(3/13)
76.9%(10/13)
not Marx
2.6%(24/918)
97.3%(894/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
year_of_birth-0.068
year_of_birth ≥ median year_of_birth < median
Marx
25%(3/12)
75%(9/12)
not Marx
50.6%(435/858)
49.3%(423/858)
Response pairs: 870   p-value: 0.044
affil:region:Canada0.062
Canada not Canada
Marx
23%(3/13)
76.9%(10/13)
not Marx
8.2%(76/918)
91.7%(842/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.058
nationality_region:United States0.061
United States not United States
Marx
76.9%(10/13)
23%(3/13)
not Marx
50.5%(464/918)
49.4%(454/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.062
not affil:region:United Kingdom0.059
United Kingdom not United Kingdom
Marx
~7.6%(~1/13)
~92.3%(~12/13)
not Marx
20.2%(186/918)
79.7%(732/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.071
not nationality_region:United Kingdom0.052
United Kingdom not United Kingdom
Marx
~7.6%(~1/13)
~92.3%(~12/13)
not Marx
16.7%(154/918)
83.2%(764/918)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.112