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From the tree to the labyrinth : historical studies on the sign and interpretation
From the tree to the labyrinth : historical studies on the sign and interpretation
Eco, Umberto, 1932-*2014
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Imprint:
Cambridge, MA ; London : Harvard University Press, 2014.
Collation:
vi, 633 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes:
Originally published as Dall'albero al labirinto: Studi storici sul segno e l'interpretazione.Includes bibliographical references and index.Translated from the Italian
Contents:
1.From the tree to the labyrinth -- 2.Metaphor as knowledge: Aristotle's medieval (mis)fortunes -- 3.From metaphor to analogia entis -- 4.The dog that barked (and other zoosemiotic archaeologies) -- 5.Fakes and forgeries in the Middle Ages -- 6.Jottings on Beatus of Liebana -- 7.Dante between Modistae and Kabbalah -- 8.The use and interpretation of medieval texts -- 9.Toward a history of denotation -- 10.On Llull, Pico, and Llullism -- 11.The language of the Austral Land -- 12.The linguistics of Joseph de Maistre -- 13.On the silence of Kant -- 14.Natural semiosis and the word in Alessandro Manzoni's The betrothed (I promessi sposi) -- 15.The threshold and the infinite: Peirce and primary iconism -- 16.The definitions in Croce's aesthetic -- 17.Five senses of the word "semantics," from Breal to the present day -- 18.Weak thought versus the limits of interpretation.
ISBN:
9780674049185
Dewey class:
121.68
Language:
EnglishItalian
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Brighton LibrarySociety and Beliefs121.68 ECOAvailable
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