On the Shoulders of Giants
ISBN: 0674240898
EAN13: 9780674240896
Language: English
Pages: 336
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Book Overview
On the Shoulders of Giants collects previously unpublished essays from the last 15 years of Eco's life. With humor and erudition, one of the great contemporary thinkers takes on the roots of Western culture, the origin of language, the nature of beauty and ugliness, the imperfections of art, and the lure of mysteries.