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The Sign of three : Dupin, Holmes, Peirce

The Sign of three : Dupin, Holmes, Peirce

Author: Umberto Eco; Thomas A Sebeok
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1988, ©1983.
Series: Advances in semiotics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st Midland bk. edView all editions and formats

Suitable for armchair detectives with a penchant for logical reflection and Peirce scholars.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sign of three.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1988, ©1983
(DLC) 82049207
Named Person: Arthur Conan Doyle; Edgar Allan Poe; Charles S Peirce; Arthur Conan Doyle; Sherlock Holmes; Charles S Peirce; Edgar Allan Poe
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Umberto Eco; Thomas A Sebeok
ISBN: 0585020728 9780585020723
OCLC Number: 42854173
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 236 pages) : illustrations, portraits.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface: Umberto Eco and Thomas A. SebeokAbbreviations in the Text: Thomas A. Sebeok1. One, Two, Three Spells UBERTYThomas A. Sebeok2. You Know My Method: A Juxtaposition of Charles S. Pierce and Sherlock Holmes Thomas A. Sebeok and Jean Umiker-Sebeok3. Sherlock Holmes: Applied Social PsychologistMarcello Truzzi4. Morelli, Freud, and Sherlock Holmes: Clues and Scientific MethodCarlo Ginzburg5. To Guess or Not To Guess?Massimo A. Bonfantini and Giampaolo Proni6. Peirce, Holmes, PopperGian Palol Carettini7. Sherlock Holmes Confronts Modern Logic: Toward a Theory of Information-Seeking through Questioning Jaakko Hintikka and Merrill B. Hintikka8. Sherlock Holmes FormalizedJaakko-Hintikka9. The Body of the Dectective Model: Charles S. Peirce and Edgar Allan PoeNancy Harrowitz10. Horns, Hooves, Insteps: Some Hypothesis on Three Types of AbductionUmberto EcoReferences
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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