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Review of Don Dedrick, Naming the Rainbow: colour language, colour science, and culture.

Sutton, John (2001) Review of Don Dedrick, Naming the Rainbow: colour language, colour science, and culture. (In Press)

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Abstract

By spotlighting the irreducible role of cognitive processes between biology and culture, this synthesis and critique of the universalist tradition in colour science offers a genuine starting-point for all future 'serious inquiry into the relationship between linguistic and non-linguistic aspects of colour classification'.

Item Type:Other
Keywords:colour culture categorization
Subjects:Psychology > Perceptual Cognitive Psychology
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy > Philosophy of Science
ID Code:1359
Deposited By:Sutton, John
Deposited On:11 Mar 2001
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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Don Dedrick, Naming the Rainbow: colour language, colour science, and culture. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1998

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