Form Without Matter: Empedocles and Aristotle on Color Perception

Oxford University Press (2015)
Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
Mark Eli Kalderon presents an original study of perception, taking as its starting point a puzzle in Empedocles' theory of vision: if perception is a mode of material assimilation, how can we perceive colors at a distance? Kalderon argues that the theory of perception offered by Aristotle in answer to the puzzle is both attractive and defensible
9780198717904   0198717903
PhilPapers/Archive ID
Upload history
Archival date: 2013-05-13
View other versions
Added to PP index

Total views
3,546 ( #949 of 71,446 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
141 ( #4,305 of 71,446 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks on external links on PhilPapers.