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Umberto Eco in 1987. From 1977 to 1978 Eco was a visiting professor in the US, first at Yale University and then at Columbia University. He returned to Yale from 1980 to 1981, and Columbia in 1984. During this time he completed The Role of the Reader (1979) and Semiotics and Philosophy of Language (1984).
Umberto Eco (born 5 January 1932) is an Italian novelist, medievalist, semiotician, philosopher, and literary critic. He is the author of several bestselling novels, The Name of The Rose, Foucault's Pendulum, The Island of The Day Before, and Baudolino. His collections of essays include Five Moral Pieces, Kant and the Platypus, Sere
Jan 05, 2012 · Umberto Eco, Italian literary critic and semiotician best known for his novel The Name of the Rose, a murder mystery set in a 14th-century Italian monastery but, in essence, a questioning of ‘truth’ from theological, philosophical, scholarly, and historical perspectives. Learn more about Eco’s life and work.
- February 19, 2016
- January 5, 1932
- The Name of the Rose.
- Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco, William Weaver (Translator)
- History of Beauty by Umberto Eco, Girolamo De Michele, Alastair McEwen (Translator)
- The Prague Cemetery by Umberto Eco, Richard Dixon (Translator), Helinä Kangas (Translator)
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- The Name of the Rose Umberto Eco.
- Foucault's Pendulum Umberto Eco, William Weaver (Translator)
- History of Beauty Umberto Eco, Girolamo De Michele, Alastair McEwen (Translator), Agnolo di Cosimo Bronzino (illustrator)
- The Prague Cemetery Umberto Eco, Richard Dixon (Translator), Helinä Kangas (Translator)
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- The cult of tradition. One has only to look at the syllabus of every fascist movement to find the major traditionalist thinkers. The Nazi gnosis was nourished by traditionalist, syncretistic, occult elements.
- The rejection of modernism. The Enlightenment, the Age of Reason, is seen as the beginning of modern depravity. In this sense Ur-Fascism can be defined as irrationalism.
- The cult of action for action’s sake. Action being beautiful in itself, it must be taken before, or without, any previous reflection. Thinking is a form of emasculation.
- Disagreement is treason. The critical spirit makes distinctions, and to distinguish is a sign of modernism. In modern culture the scientific community praises disagreement as a way to improve knowledge.