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3.7a. Physicalist Theories of Color (Physicalist Theories of Color on PhilPapers)
the unitary-binary structure of the colors as we experience themSimilarly, Evan Thompson says
corresponds to no known physical structure lying outside nervous
systems that is causally involved in the perception of color. This
makes it very difficult to subscribe to a color realism that is
supposed to be about red, green, blue, black, and white—that is,
the colors with which we are perceptually acquainted.1