Continuing Commentary B. A. C. Saunders and J. van Brakel (1997). Are there nontrivial constraints on colour categorization? BBS 20:167–228
Grammars rule O.K.
Neil Law Malcolm a1 a1 The Rowland Institute for Science, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB3 9AL, United Kingdom
Colours are not the sorts of thing that are amendable to traditional forms of scientific explanation. To think otherwise is to mistake their ontology and ignore their normativity. The acquisition and use of colour categories is constrained by the logic of colour grammars.