Colour Vision: A Study in Cognitive Science and the Philosophy of Perception

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INDEX

a
Abeles, M. 78
Abney effect 50
Ackermann, R.J. 266
acquired taste 290
adaptation 70 -1, 182 , 219
additive colour mixture 52 , 56
affordances 224 , 225 , 226 -9, 244
afterimages 57 , 104 , 133 , 247 -8
Akins, K. 257 , 286
Albright, T.D. 69
algorithms 92 , 198 , 199 , 238 , 239 ;
lightness 85 , 86 , 87 , 90 , 100 , 127 , 128 , 129 ;
retinex 86 , 87 -8
ambient light 43 , 175 , 195 , 198 , 225 , 231
amphibians 149 , 192
animal colouration 206 -7
animate vision 236 -8
Anscombe, G.E.M. 306
anthropocentrism 183 -6;
anthropocentric realism 115 -33
aperture mode 40 , 45 , 46 , 80
Applebury, M.L. 161
Arend, L.E. 197
Aristotle xi , 243
Armstrong, D.M. 16 , 30 , 32 , 106 , 111 -12, 113 , 114 , 120 , 310
Arnold, K. 152 , 159
Averill, E. 115
Avery, J.A. 170

b
background see context
Backhaus, W. 52 , 142 , 143 , 146 , 311
Ballard, D.H. 236 -9
Barlow, H.B. 70 , 90 , 102 , 179 , 309 , 312
Barrett, P.H. 141
Bartelson, C.J. 47
Barth, F.G. 172 , 241
basic colour categories 208 -11
Baylis, J.R. 206
Beatty, D.D. 171
Beck, J. 40 , 46 , 307
bees 56 -7, 143 , 145 , 146 , 147 , 150 , 156 , 172 , 177 , 182 , 192
Ben-Ze'ev, A. 229 -30, 313
Bennett, Jonathan 22 , 24 , 30 , 31 , 305
Berkeley, George 29
Berlin, Brent 208 -9, 210 , 211 , 212
Bezold-Brücke effect 50 , 305
biological function of colour vision 131 -2, 183 , 185 , 186 , 189 , 194 , 195 , 199 , 203
birds 146 , 148 -52, 161 , 171 , 172 , 173 , 174 , 182 , 191 , 226 ;
bird-fruit coevolution 171 -2;
chromatic channels 150 ;
object identification 176 ;
pigeons 145 -6, 147 , 148 , 150 -1, 159 -60, 172 , 174 , 200 ;
retina 239 ;
retinal oil droplets 148 -9, 171 ;
tetrachromacy in 154 ;
ultraviolet sensitivity 172 , 193
Blake, A. 309
Blake, R. 12 , 28
blindsight 144

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Figures x
  • Preface xi
  • Acknowledgements xiv
  • 1 - The Received View 1
  • 2 - Colour Vision: Recent Theories and Results 38
  • 3 - Naturalistic Ontologies 106
  • 4 - The Comparative Argument 141
  • 5 - The Ecological View 215
  • 6 - Visual Experience and the Ecological View 251
  • Notes 304
  • References 319
  • Index 345
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