In the Name of Umberto Eco, We Salute the Enigma of his Passing.

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    Italian author and philosopher Umberto Eco dies at 84

  • A great Italian semiotician, essayist, philosopher, literary critic, and novelist has gone where names of roses never fade – – Citizen 5

  • His homepage

  • Playing music with Umberto Eco and His Wife his wife.

  • Paris Review – Umberto Eco

  • His quotes –

    “Then why do you want to know?”

    Because learning does not consist only of knowing what we must or we can do, but also of knowing what we could do and perhaps should not do.”

    I developed a passion for the Middle Ages the same way some people develop a passion for coconuts.

    I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.

  • Further, Umberto Eco is an expert on the subject of 007, which adds him to the worldwide group of bondologs (“Bondologists,” Scandinavian expression for an expert in the field of James Bond).

    Umberto on Lists.