True theories, false colors

Philosophy of Science (Supplement) 63 (3):143-50 (1996)
Abstract
University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 06279-2054 Abstract. Recent versions of objectivism can reply to the argument from metamers. The deeper rift between subjectivists and objectivists lies in the question of how to explain the structure of qualitative similarities among the colors. Subjectivism grounded in this fashion can answer the circularity objection raised by Dedrick. It endorses skepticism about the claim that there is some one property of objects that it is the function of color vision to detect. Color vision may enable us to detect differences in spectral composition without granting us the capacity to detect identities.
Keywords Color  Objectivism  Scepticism  Science  Truth  Vision  Dedrick, D  Hall, R
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