My philosophical views

The answers shown here are not necessarily the same provided as part of the 2009 PhilPapers Survey. These answers can be updated at any time.

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QuestionAnswerComments
A priori knowledge: yes or no?Accept: no
Abstract objects: Platonism or nominalism?Accept another alternativeAristotle's contextualism
Aesthetic value: objective or subjective?Reject bothObjectivity is contextual, not intrinsic/mystical
Analytic-synthetic distinction: yes or no?Accept: no
Epistemic justification: internalism or externalism?The question is too unclear to answer
External world: idealism, skepticism, or non-skeptical realism?Accept: non-skeptical realism
Free will: compatibilism, libertarianism, or no free will?Accept: libertarianism
God: theism or atheism?Accept: atheism
Knowledge: empiricism or rationalism?Accept another alternativeAristotle, Rand: mind focused on reality
Knowledge claims: contextualism, relativism, or invariantism?Accept: contextualism
Laws of nature: Humean or non-Humean?Accept: non-Humean
Logic: classical or non-classical?Accept: classical
Mental content: internalism or externalism?Accept: externalism
Meta-ethics: moral realism or moral anti-realism?Accept: moral realism
Metaphilosophy: naturalism or non-naturalism?Accept: naturalism
Mind: physicalism or non-physicalism?Accept: non-physicalism
Moral judgment: cognitivism or non-cognitivism?Accept: cognitivism
Moral motivation: internalism or externalism?The question is too unclear to answer
Newcomb's problem: one box or two boxes?The question is too unclear to answer
Normative ethics: deontology, consequentialism, or virtue ethics?Accept: consequentialism
Perceptual experience: disjunctivism, qualia theory, representationalism, or sense-datum theory?Reject alldirect perception of reality
Personal identity: biological view, psychological view, or further-fact view?Insufficiently familiar with the issue
Politics: communitarianism, egalitarianism, or libertarianism?Accept: libertarianism
Proper names: Fregean or Millian?The question is too unclear to answer
Science: scientific realism or scientific anti-realism?Accept: scientific realism
Teletransporter (new matter): survival or death?Otherscience, not philosophy
Time: A-theory or B-theory?Accept another alternative
Trolley problem (five straight ahead, one on side track, turn requires switching, what ought one do?): switch or don't switch?Reject bothIf modern philosophers are tied up, kill them all. Sacrifice is not necessary for society.
Truth: correspondence, deflationary, or epistemic?Accept: correspondence
Zombies: inconceivable, conceivable but not metaphysically possible, or metaphysically possible?Reject allinconceivable, not meta possible