Color Codes: Modern Theories of Color in Philosophy, by Charles A. Riley II

By Charles A. Riley II

"The very first thing to gain concerning the learn of colour in our time is its uncanny skill to sidestep all makes an attempt to systematically codify it," writes Charles A. Riley during this sequence of interconnected essays at the makes use of and meanings of colour.

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