Book #19727

Kant And The Platypus: Essays On Language And Cognition - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Umberto Eco
Book #19727 Kant And The Platypus: Essays On Language And Cognition - 1st US Edition/1st Printing. Umberto Eco.
Kant And The Platypus: Essays On Language And Cognition - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First US Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 2000.
ISBN: 0151004471

First American edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dustjacket. SIGNED by author Umberto Eco on the title page. Contursi A042e.

This collection of essays is an erudite, detailed inquiry into the philosophy of mind and language. Professor Eco tackles Kant's question, How does the mind transform the manifold of sense perceptions into knowledge? As Eco puts it, What would Kant have done had he come upon a platypus? Translated from the original Italian languange by Alastair McEwen; 8vo; [ii], viii, [2], 464, [4] pages; Signed by Author.

Price: $163.13

Author Bio

Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco (born January 5, 1932) is an Italian medievalist, semiotician, philosopher, literary critic and novelist, best known for his novel The Name of the Rose (Il nome della rosa, 1980), an intellectual mystery combining semiotics in fiction, biblical analysis, medieval studies and literary theory.

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