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Perceptions of Colour and the Colours of Things

Barry Stroud

in The Quest for Reality

Published in print April 2002 | ISBN: 9780195151886
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199867189 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195151887.003.0006
 Perceptions of Colour and the Colours of Things

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Examines and argues against the possibility of an indirect connection between objects of perception and thoughts on the colour of these objects, either through sensations or through perceptions of properties which do not equate with the properties of physical objects. Analyses the perception of colour and counters the subjectivist, positionalist point of view.

Keywords: Colour; Disposition; Perception; Sensations; Subjectivism; Subjectivist dispositionalism

Chapter.  12889 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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