Do utilitarians make more money? Are all theists dualists? What is the relationship between philosophical views on abortion, animal rights, capital punishment, and war? Are all Republicans libertarians and free-market capitalists? Did all vegetarians vote for Obama in the last election? The answer to these and many other questions are what we are hoping to find out by adding this Philosophical Profile Survey and other surveys to philosophynews.com, and doing follow up articles on our analysis of the data.
The survey consists of 51 questions and will cover demographics, philosophical expertise, opinions on the subject of philosophy, and questions relating to metaphysics, history, epistemology, science, language, mind, and ethics. It will take about 30 minutes to complete. You will be able to view the aggregated results of all philosophynews.com survey users after completing the poll.
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Philosophical Profile: Demographics (8 questions) [usercontrol: ~/user controls/poll.ascx PollId=15fd2e1a-6567-406f-8416-83271869ac43]
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