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Colours: in philosophy, the problem of coulour is, among other things, the question of how individual sensory impressions can be generalized or objectified. See also qualities, qualia, perception, inverted spectra, private language.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Page numbers from the German edition: K. Lorenz, Das sogenannte Böse Wien, 1963

II 20
Colors/aggression/animal kingdom: Strongly colored fish are not to be held together in a small space. At most a single fish in a group of differently colored.
II 21
The more colorful, the more resident and more aggressive.
II 23
The most aggressive (strong-colored) fish in an aquarium were the ones who had no conspecifics to work off on them.
II 25
The most extreme aggressiveness is in those billboard-colored, wild fishes, which display their belonging through the color at a great distance.
II 43
Colors/aggression/fish/Lorenz: the residential-bound, strongly colored aggressive fish live in a place where there is particularly abundant and diverse food available: on the coral reef.
II 44
Explanation: here, like in a human colony, they can seize the "most diverse professions".
II 55
Colors/signals/aggression/animal kingdom/Lorenz: where we find strong colors and bizarre forms in males, it is almost always the female who has the last word in the partner selection. The males do not fight.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

K. Lorenz
On Aggression

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