Wed Nov 30, 2016
Dennes Room, 6–7:30 PM
|'Grounding Sensible Qualities' Workshop
Bradford Skow (MIT)
Are Shapes Intrinsic?
It is widely believed that shapes are intrinsic properties. But this claim is hard to defend. I survey all known theories of shape properties, and argue that each theory is either incompatible with the claim that shapes are intrinsic, or can be shown to be false.
This will be a read-ahead workshop. Please make sure to read the paper in advance. You can find a copy here.