On Color: The Husserlian Material a Priori

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Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 388)

Abstract

In this paper I present and discuss Husserl’s concept of material a priori truth, particularly with respect to color-concepts, and show that Schlick’s criticism (“Is there a material a priori?”) of Husserl’s notion is based on misunderstandings and misconceptions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ResearcherCNPq, MCT, BrasíliaBrazil

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