A puzzle about colors

Dialectica 60 (3):321–336 (2006)
Abstract
I propose a description of one aspect of the philosophical problem about the ontology of colors by formulating and motivating six plausible premises that seem to be hard to deny in isolation but that are jointly incoherent. I briefly sketch a solution and comment on the views presented in this volume from the perspective of the puzzle
Keywords Appearance  Color  Epistemology  Transparency  Veridicality  Vision
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DOI 10.1111/j.1746-8361.2006.01071.x
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