subjective colours

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • On Vision and Colors — (German: Über das Sehn und die Farben) is a treatise[1] by Arthur Schopenhauer that was published in May 1816 when the author was 28 years old. Schopenhauer had extensively discussed with Johann Wolfgang von Goethe about the poet s Theory of… …   Wikipedia

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