The Sign of Three: Dupin, Holmes, Peirce (Advances in Semiotics)

The Sign of Three: Dupin, Holmes, Peirce (Advances in Semiotics)

By: Thomas A. Sebeok (editor), Umberto Eco (editor)Paperback

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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, and Peirce scholars." -Library Journal

Contents

Preface: Umberto Eco and Thomas A. Sebeok Abbreviations in the Text: Thomas A. Sebeok 1. One, Two, Three Spells UBERTY Thomas A. Sebeok 2. You Know My Method: A Juxtaposition of Charles S. Pierce and Sherlock Holmes Thomas A. Sebeok and Jean Umiker-Sebeok 3. Sherlock Holmes: Applied Social Psychologist Marcello Truzzi 4. Morelli, Freud, and Sherlock Holmes: Clues and Scientific Method Carlo Ginzburg 5. To Guess or Not To Guess? Massimo A. Bonfantini and Giampaolo Proni 6. Peirce, Holmes, Popper Gian Palol Carettini 7. Sherlock Holmes Confronts Modern Logic: Toward a Theory of Information-Seeking through Questioning Jaakko Hintikka and Merrill B. Hintikka 8. Sherlock Holmes Formalized Jaakko-Hintikka 9. The Body of the Dectective Model: Charles S. Peirce and Edgar Allan Poe Nancy Harrowitz 10. Horns, Hooves, Insteps: Some Hypothesis on Three Types of Abduction Umberto Eco References

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  • ISBN13: 9780253204875
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780253204875
  • ISBN10: 0253204879

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