Umberto Eco quote about ideas from The Name of the Rose - The idea is sign of things, and the image is sign of the idea, sign of a sign. But from the image I reconstruct, if not the body, the idea that others had of it.
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The idea is sign of things, and the image is sign of the idea, sign of a sign. But from the image I reconstruct, if not the body, the idea that others had of it.
 Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose (1980). copy citation

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Author Umberto Eco
Source The Name of the Rose
Topic ideas images
Date 1980
Language English
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Note Translated by William Weaver
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