Survey on areas of philosophy

Last month, I ran a survey on perceptions of areas of philosophy and their relationship with empirical science. The study is now complete and I've written a report of the results, which can be
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Last month, I ran a survey on perceptions of areas of philosophy and their relationship with empirical science. The study is now complete and I've written a report of the results, which can be downloaded here. Abstract below.Abstract: Six hundred and three people completed a survey measuring perceptions of traditional areas of philosophical inquiry and their relationship to empirical science. The ten areas studied were: aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, history of philosophy, logic, metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, and political philosophy. For each area, participants rated whether it is currently central to philosophy (centrality), whether its centrality depends on integration with science (dependence), and whether work in the area is sufficiently integrated with science (integration). Centrality judgments tended to be high. Participants viewed nine of the ten areas as central to philosophy (the exception being aesthetics), although they. . .

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