Are shapes intrinsic?
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- Skow, B. Philos Stud (2007) 133: 111. doi:10.1007/s11098-006-9009-4
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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.