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Umberto Eco

philosophy, semiotics, and the work of fiction

by Michael Caesar

  • 224 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Polity Press, Blackwell Publishers in Cambridge, UK, Oxford, UK, Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eco, Umberto -- Philosophy.,
  • Semiotics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [184]-192) and index.

    StatementMichael Caesar.
    SeriesKey contemporary thinkers, Key contemporary thinkers (Cambridge, England)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ4865.C6 Z596 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 198 p. ;
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL32449M
    ISBN 100745608493, 0745608507
    LC Control Number99014108
    OCLC/WorldCa40805449

      This book thus far does a great job of chronicling this from the perspective of someone entrenched in the middle of it all. It's great fun to compare our modern knowledge with that of a medieval persona. I'll let you know what I think when I'm done with it, but so far, I'd highly recommend Umberto Eco's Baudolino/5(5).   Only a week after the death of the writer and philosopher Umberto Eco, Italian bookshops are already selling his last book, Pape Satàn Aleppe: Cronache di Author: Gigliola Sulis.

    The term, after all, devolved decades after World War II into the trite expression fascist pig, writes Umberto Eco in his essay "Ur-Fascism," “used by American radicals thirty years later to refer to a cop who did not approve of their smoking habits." In the forties, on the other hand, the fight against fascism was a "moral duty for. Quotations by Umberto Eco, Italian Novelist, Born January 5, Share with your friends. A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion.

    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. First U.S. edition, stated; first printing, full letter line (A-E). Signed by the author in black ink on the title page: "Umberto Eco." Book is tight, square, and unmarked; top back corner, head of spine slightly bumped, else fine. Umberto Eco is an Italian author who is best known for mystery novels that reflect Eco’s vast knowledge on subjects such as religion, literature, history, politics and philosophy. Umberto’s most brilliant work to date remains his novel, The Name of the Rose which is a mystery involving intellectual aspects of semiotics, literary theory.


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