Tag Archives: Umberto Eco

Book Review: Foucault’s Pendulum

Foucault’s Pendulum, by Umberto Eco This book attempts to have its cake and eat it too, in a sense.  On the one hand, this book is told from a very rationalist perspective and seeks to mock the way that so … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Name Of The Rose

The Name Of The Rose, by Umberto Eco I have to admit that this is a book I heard about some time ago but just got around to reading.  Had I read this book before reading other books by the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Serendipity

Serendipity:  Language And Lunacy, by Umberto Eco This particular book is a collection of essays, and they demonstrate the approach that Umberto Eco has taken as a semiotician through the course of his career as a philosopher.  With a strong … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Aesthetics Of Thomas Aquinas

The Aesthetics Of Thomas Aquinas, by Umberto Eco This book happens to have been the author’s first book, and while it was a book whose contents were deeply interesting to me, they are not the sort of contents that I … Continue reading

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