4 Questions with Umberto Eco, Author and Professor Emeritus, University of Bologna


[image via Bologna Inside] Things need to happen step by step, respecting a learning process — excessive greed can undermine a person’s goals permanently. As a professor and author, he pushed our minds to the limit. A former student said, “He argued that intuition was simply speedy logic, and Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes were the masters of this semiotic.”# I wasn’t so lucky to have him as professor, but I share the sentiment on what it feels like wanting to learn to understand. Umberto Eco (1932-2016) was a semiologist, philosopher, mass media expert and narrator. He was a teacher…

Related Posts