Readings on Color : The Philosophy of Color (Paperback)

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Color is an endlessly fascinating subject to philosophers, scientists, and laypersons, as well an an instructive microcosm of cognitive science. In thesetwo anthologies, Alex Byrne and David Hilbert present a survey of the importantrecent philosophical and scientific writings on color. The introduction to volume 1provides a philosophical background and links the philosophical issues to theempirical work covered in volume 2. The bibliography in volume 1 is an extensiveresource for those doing philosophical work on color. The scientific selections involume 2 present work in color science that is relevant to philosophical thinkingabout color; the material is comprehensive and sophisticated enough to be useful tothe scientific reader. The introduction to volume 2 is an overview of color science;the volume also contains suggestions for further reading.

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Publisher Mit Pr
Mfg Part# 9780262522304
SKU 30035423
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0262522306
Release Date 6/18/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 7.25L x 0.75T
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Editors Note Color is an endlessly fascinating subject to philosophers, scientists, and laypersons, as well an an instructive microcosm of cognitive science. In these two anthologies, Alex Byrne and David Hilbert present a survey of the important recent philosophical and scientific writings on color. The introduction to volume 1 provides a philosophical background and links the philosophical issues to the empirical work covered in volume 2. The bibliography in volume 1 is an extensive resource for those doing philosophical work on color. The scientific selections in volume 2 present work in color science that is relevant to philosophical thinking about color; the material is comprehensive and sophisticated enough to be useful to the scientific reader. The introduction to volume 2 is an overview of color science; the volume also contains suggestions for further reading.
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Book Format Paperback
Minimum Age 22
Number of Pages 0352
Publisher Bradford Book
Series Part 0001
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