Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Colours: in philosophy among other things, the question of how individual > sensory impressions can be generalized or objectified. See also qualities, qualia, perception, inverted spectra, private language.
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Sellars, Wilfrid
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Colour I 41
Epistemology/Color/Tradition/Sellars: thesis the expression "red" is released from the connections with the category of physical objects -" SellarsVs -" Tradition: E.g. we do not see the back -" E.g. a two-dimensional surface as a color carrier is not an object.
Colors/Sellars: The basic grammar of the attribute red is: the physical object x is red at location s and time t. However, the red color does not owe its redness in turn to a component that is red. You cannot find the place of the objects by analyzing the discourse of perception, just as entities in four-dimensional space are not due to the analysis of what we mean. Form of thought.
I 42/43
Red color is not an extra component of an object - color cannot be gained from the analysis of the speech (as a component) - places in space cannot be found through analysis of what we mean.

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W. Sellars
Der Empirismus und die Philosophie des Geistes Paderborn 1999

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-01