Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Harcourt, Inc., 2001.
An attractive first English Language edition/first printing, Contursi A041c, in Fine condition in alike dustjacket. SIGNED by author Umberto Eco directly on the title page. Scarce, specially in collectible condition.
Eco discusses his interest in East/West dialogue as a means of facilitating international communication and understanding. In these five essays the Italian semiotician reflects on war, immigration, media, fundamentalism and the nature of evil. From talks he gave at conferences and from articles on current affairs, Eco offers his clear and decisive thoughts. Translated by Alastair McEwen from Cinque scritti morali (1997) ; 8vo; xii, 111,  pages; Signed by Author.