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  • Series: Readings on Color (Book 1)
  • Perfect Paperback: 317 pages
  • Publisher: A Bradford Book (May 2, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0262522306
  • ISBN-13: 978-0262522304
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 7 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,392,222 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This admirable volume of readings is the first of a pair: the editors are to be applauded for placing the philosophy of color exactly where it should go, in double harness with the most recent discoveries in the science of color and color vision. Byrne and Hilbert concentrateon the main game, the question of realism, choose well, and bring the collection right up to date with two new essays quite as good as anything else in the volume.

(Keith Campbell, Challis Professor of Philosophy, University of Sydney)

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Alex Byrne is Professor of Philosophy at MIT and the coeditor of Fact and Value: Essays on Ethics and Metaphysics for Judith Jarvis Thomson (2001) and Readings on Color, volumes 1 and 2 (1997), all published by the MIT Press.

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7 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Michael J. Frolik on March 30, 2000
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This two volume set is an overview of modern color theory. Volume two, "The Science of Color" is useful to me today. The amount of empirical data in volume two surpassed anything I had learned before, while the suggested reading list opened the door to still better sources of information. Volume one is less useful to me, on a practical level, but provided thought provoking reading. I favor Edward Wilson Averill's nonanthropocentric account of color, which addresses color as a secondary quality of objects. Where volume one is psychological, volume two is scientific; and though they address different issues, each book illuminates the other. I reccommend buying both of them.
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