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Essays on the perception, representation, and categorisation of colour

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This thesis develops and explores a constitutive approach to colour vision, which serves as an alternative to the standard experiential view of colour vision operating in the philosophy of colour. The approach seeks to describe the nature or essence of colour vision qua psychological kind. I argue that it is constitutive of colour vision that an organism possesses the ability to achieve colour constancy. An important feature of my account is that colour constancy...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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Oxford University, UK
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English
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2013-07-05

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