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Correlations with: AOS:Logic and Philosophy of Logic

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
Laws of nature:Humean0.099
Humean non-Humean
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
40.4%(36/89)
50.5%(45/89)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
25.1%(195/775)
65.1%(505/775)
Response pairs: 864   p-value: 0.003
not Truth:epistemic0.092
epistemic not epistemic
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
5.4%(5/91)
90.1%(82/91)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
7.6%(59/772)
86.1%(665/772)
Response pairs: 863   p-value: 0.006
Abstract objects:Platonism0.088
Platonism nominalism
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
53.8%(49/91)
36.2%(33/91)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
39.7%(319/803)
49.5%(398/803)
Response pairs: 894   p-value: 0.008
Personal identity:further-fact view0.086
further-fact view not further-fact view
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
16.2%(13/80)
48.7%(39/80)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
13.7%(101/733)
66.9%(491/733)
Response pairs: 813   p-value: 0.014
not Moral judgment:cognitivism0.085
cognitivism non-cognitivism
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
63.7%(51/80)
23.7%(19/80)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
71.9%(572/795)
20%(159/795)
Response pairs: 875   p-value: 0.011
Meta-ethics:moral anti-realism0.083
moral anti-realism moral realism
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
40.2%(35/87)
54%(47/87)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
27.8%(225/809)
63.2%(512/809)
Response pairs: 896   p-value: 0.012
Politics:libertarianism0.051
libertarianism not libertarianism
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
15.4%(11/71)
61.9%(44/71)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
11.9%(81/680)
70.8%(482/680)
Response pairs: 751   p-value: 0.162

Philosophical orientation

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
AOS:Philosophy of Mathematics0.388
Philosophy of Mathematics not Philosophy of Mathematics
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
26%(24/92)
73.9%(68/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
1.3%(11/839)
98.6%(828/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
AOS:Philosophy of Language0.194
Philosophy of Language not Philosophy of Language
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
41.3%(38/92)
58.6%(54/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
15.9%(134/839)
84%(705/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
xian:Frege0.192
Frege not Frege
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
22.8%(21/92)
77.1%(71/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
5.8%(49/839)
94.1%(790/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
xian:Russell0.188
Russell not Russell
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
20.6%(19/92)
79.3%(73/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
5%(42/839)
94.9%(797/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
xian:Carnap0.16
Carnap not Carnap
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
15.2%(14/92)
84.7%(78/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
3.6%(31/839)
96.3%(808/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
not AOS:Normative Ethics0.138
Normative Ethics not Normative Ethics
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
~1%(~1/92)
~98.9%(~91/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
16.5%(139/839)
83.4%(700/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
xian:Quine0.115
Quine not Quine
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
15.2%(14/92)
84.7%(78/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
5.6%(47/839)
94.3%(792/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
not AOS:Philosophy of Mind0.114
Philosophy of Mind not Philosophy of Mind
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
6.5%(6/92)
93.4%(86/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
22%(185/839)
77.9%(654/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: < 0.001
not AOS:Meta-Ethics0.104
Meta-Ethics not Meta-Ethics
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
~1%(~1/92)
~98.9%(~91/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
12%(101/839)
87.9%(738/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.001
not AOS:Social and Political Philosophy0.103
Social and Political Philosophy not Social and Political Philosophy
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
~1%(~1/92)
~98.9%(~91/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
11.7%(99/839)
88.2%(740/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.001
AOS:20th Century Philosophy0.101
20th Century Philosophy not 20th Century Philosophy
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
10.8%(10/92)
89.1%(82/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
3.8%(32/839)
96.1%(807/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.002
tradition:analytic0.09
analytic continental
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
96.7%(89/92)
~1%(~1/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
87.1%(731/839)
4%(34/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.005
not AOS:17th/18th Century Philosophy0.085
17th/18th Century Philosophy not 17th/18th Century Philosophy
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
3.2%(3/92)
96.7%(89/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
12.3%(104/839)
87.6%(735/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.009
not AOS:Ancient Greek Philosophy0.075
Ancient Greek Philosophy not Ancient Greek Philosophy
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
~1%(~1/92)
~98.9%(~91/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
7.5%(63/839)
92.4%(776/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.022
not AOS:Applied Ethics0.072
Applied Ethics not Applied Ethics
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
~1%(~1/92)
~98.9%(~91/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
5.1%(43/839)
94.8%(796/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.028
not xian:Mill0.071
Mill not Mill
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
~1%(~1/92)
~98.9%(~91/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
5%(42/839)
94.9%(797/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.03
not AOS:Philosophy of Biology0.068
Philosophy of Biology not Philosophy of Biology
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
~1%(~1/92)
~98.9%(~91/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
4.5%(38/839)
95.4%(801/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.038
not xian:Kant0.067
Kant not Kant
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
5.4%(5/92)
94.5%(87/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
12.8%(108/839)
87.1%(731/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.04
not xian:Aristotle0.061
Aristotle not Aristotle
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
6.5%(6/92)
93.4%(86/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
13.3%(112/839)
86.6%(727/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.062
xian:Leibniz0.058
Leibniz not Leibniz
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
4.3%(4/92)
95.6%(88/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
1.6%(14/839)
98.3%(825/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.076
not AOS:Continental Philosophy0.055
Continental Philosophy not Continental Philosophy
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
~1%(~1/92)
~98.9%(~91/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
2.9%(25/839)
97%(814/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.093
AOS:Philosophy of Probability0.054
Philosophy of Probability not Philosophy of Probability
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
4.3%(4/92)
95.6%(88/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
1.7%(15/839)
98.2%(824/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.099
not xian:Rawls0.054
Rawls not Rawls
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
~1%(~1/92)
~98.9%(~91/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
4.8%(41/839)
95.1%(798/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.099
not AOS:Philosophy of Cognitive Science0.053
Philosophy of Cognitive Science not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
~1%(~1/92)
~98.9%(~91/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
6.4%(54/839)
93.5%(785/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.106
not xian:Spinoza0.051
Spinoza not Spinoza
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
~1%(~1/92)
~98.9%(~91/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
2.6%(22/839)
97.3%(817/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.119

Background questions

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
gender:male0.084
male female
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
91.2%(83/91)
8.7%(8/91)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
80.5%(636/790)
19.4%(154/790)
Response pairs: 881   p-value: 0.012
year_of_birth-0.064
year_of_birth ≥ median year_of_birth < median
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
41.8%(36/86)
58.1%(50/86)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
51.2%(402/784)
48.7%(382/784)
Response pairs: 870   p-value: 0.059
year_of_phd-0.062
year_of_phd ≥ median year_of_phd < median
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
42.8%(30/70)
57.1%(40/70)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
51.2%(333/650)
48.7%(317/650)
Response pairs: 720   p-value: 0.096
not nationality_region:United States0.056
United States not United States
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
42.3%(39/92)
57.6%(53/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
51.8%(435/839)
48.1%(404/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.087
affil:region:Europe0.054
Europe not Europe
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
10.8%(10/92)
89.1%(82/92)
not Logic and Philosophy of Logic
6.3%(53/839)
93.6%(786/839)
Response pairs: 931   p-value: 0.099