Behavioral and Brain Sciences



Open Peer Commentary
Palmer: Color and consciousness

Jack and Jill have shifted spectra


Ned Block a1
a1 Department of Philosophy, New York University, New York, NY 10003 nb21@is5.nyu.edu www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/philo/faculty/block

Abstract

There is reason to believe that people of different gender, race or age differ in spectra that are shifted relative to one another. Shifted spectra are not as dramatic as inverted spectra, but they can be used to make some of the same philosophical points.