[MaFLa] reminder: invitation to a talk by Nenad Miscevic on `COLOR: SNAPSHOT OR PHOTOSHOP?`- 30 October, 5.30 PM

Krisztina Biber Biberk at ceu.hu
Mon Oct 29 10:36:03 CET 2012

The CEU Department of Philosophy cordially invites you to a talk 
(as part of its Departmental Colloquium series)
Nenad Miscevic (CEU / University of Maribor) 
Tuesday, 30 October, 2012, 5.30 PM, Zrinyi 14, Room 412
Where does usefulness of color perception come from? I want to argue
that what enables us to talk about the usefulness of ‘detecting’ red is
the unity bestowed by the response (the ‘visaging’ of phenomenal
It is the relational, response-dependent usefulness,
response-usefulness for short.
I shall also discuss the opposite view of Mohan Matthen who  derives
reality of color from the usefulness of color recognition, rather than
usefulness from its reality.
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