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The Sign of three : Dupin, Holmes, Peirce

Author: Umberto Eco; Thomas Albert Sebeok
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1988, ©1983.
Series: Advances in semiotics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Suitable for armchair detectives with a penchant for logical reflection and Peirce scholars.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
[études diverses]
Named Person: Arthur Conan Doyle; Edgar Allan Poe; Charles Sanders Peirce; Sherlock Holmes, personnage fictif.; Auguste Dupin, personnage fictif.; Arthur Conan Doyle; Charles S Peirce; Charles S Peirce; Edgar Allan Poe; Arthur Conan Doyle; Sherlock Holmes; Arthur Conan Doyle; Sherlock Holmes; Charles S Peirce; Edgar Allan Poe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Umberto Eco; Thomas Albert Sebeok
ISBN: 0253352355 9780253352354 0253204879 9780253204875
OCLC Number: 299897937
Description: xi, 236 p. : ill.
Contents: One, two, three spells UBERTY / Thomas A. Sebeok --
"You know my method" : a juxtaposition of Charles S. Pierce and Sherlock Holmes / Thomas A. Sebeok and Jean Umiker-Sebeok --
Sherlock Holmes : applied social psychologist / Marcello Truzzi --
Morelli, Freud, and Sherlock Holmes : clues and scientific method / Carlo Ginzburg --
To guess or not to guess? / Massimo A. Bonfantini and Giampaolo Proni --
Peirce, Holmes, Popper / Gian Paolo Carettini --
Sherlock Holmes confronts modern logic : toward a theory of information-seeking through questioning / Jaakko Hintikka and Merrill B. Hintikka --
Sherlock Holmes formalized / Jaakko Hintikka --
The body of the detective model : Charles S. Peirce and Edgar Allan Poe / Nancy Harrowitz --
Horns, hooves, insteps : some hypothesis on three types of abduction / Umberto Eco.
Series Title: Advances in semiotics.
Responsibility: Edited by Umberto Eco and Thomas A. Sebeok.

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" ... fascinating throughout... the book is recreative in the highest sense." Arthur C. Danto, The New Republic "A gem for Holmes fans and armchair detectives with a penchant for logical reflection, Read more...

 
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