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Readings on Color, Vol. 1: The Philosophy of Color

Readings on Color, Vol. 1: The Philosophy of Color
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780262024242
ISBN 10: 262024241
Edition: N/A
Publisher: A Bradford Book
Publication Date: 1997-05-02
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 317
List Price: $95.00

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.