extrinsic properties

extrinsic properties

[ek¦strinz·ik ′präp·ərd·ēz]
(electronics)
The properties of a semiconductor as modified by impurities or imperfections within the crystal.
References in periodicals archive ?
Meanwhile, the outcome level of motivation among the lecturers is the extrinsic properties that stand at a high level.
My definition is consistent, while her definition is not, with Lewis's and her definitions of intrinsic and extrinsic properties.
In Section 4, I criticize her six examples, arguing that Ockham's razor favors my definition over her definition of extrinsic disposition, and that my definition goes well, while her definition does not, with Lewis's and her definitions of intrinsic and extrinsic properties.
We first need to be clear about the distinction between intrinsic and extrinsic properties because a clear understanding of the distinction will enable us to assess adequately McKitrick's definition and examples of extrinsic dispositions.
Perfect duplicates can differ with respect to their extrinsic properties.
First, Lewis and McKitrick share the same conception of intrinsic and extrinsic properties.
It is then argued that moral properties are extrinsic properties.
Something can be intrinsically or extrinsically valuable on the one hand, and it can be valued for its intrinsic or extrinsic properties, on the other.
6) In the case of ordinary or "natural" objects only a small, highly restricted, class of relational or extrinsic properties are essential and almost certainly no intentional or aesthetic properties.
Whether Pluto retains its planetary status in the future will require consideration of all of its known properties and their comparison with the extrinsic properties of other objects: asteroids, comets, and planets.
They outline research on improving the effects of intrinsic and extrinsic properties on the quality of engineering materials and the degradation of properties during operation.
Denby proposes an analysis of the metaphysically important distinction between intrinsic and extrinsic properties and, in the process, provides a neglected model for the analysis of recalcitrant distinctions generally.