Book #24606

From The Tree To The Labyrinth, Historical Studies On The Sign And Interpretation - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Umberto Eco

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [vi], 633, [1] pages
Publisher: Cambridge, MA; London, England: Harvard University Press, 2014.
ISBN: 9780674049185

An attractive first printing of the first American edition in As New condition in alike dust-jacket.

The way we create and organize knowledge is the theme of Eco's From the Tree to the Labyrinth. Umberto Eco starts out with our familiar system of classification by genus and species being derived from the Neo-Platonist idea of a “tree of knowledge”.

Price: $55.00

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.