What philosophers think

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PhilPapers conducted a survey back in 2009 asking faculty philosophers and graduate students what they thought about diverse matters. Follow the link for more results and the demographics of the survey, here are two interesting results:

Trolley problem (five straight ahead, one on side track, turn requires switching, what ought one do?): switch or don’t switch?

Accept or lean toward: switch 635 / 931 (68.2%)
Other 225 / 931 (24.2%)
Accept or lean toward: don’t switch 71 / 931 (7.6%)

Zombies: inconceivable, conceivable but not metaphysically possible, or metaphysically possible? 

Accept or lean toward: conceivable but not metaphysically possible 331 / 931 (35.6%)
Other 234 / 931 (25.1%)
Accept or lean toward: metaphysically possible  217 / 931 (23.3%)
Accept or lean toward: inconceivable 149 / 931 (16.0%)