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The Sign of three : Dupin, Holmes, Peirce

Suitable for armchair detectives with a penchant for logical reflection and Peirce scholars.
eBook, English, 1988, ©1983
1st Midland bk. ed View all formats and editions
Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 1988, ©1983
Electronic books
1 online resource (xi, 236 pages) : illustrations, portraits
9780585020723, 0585020728
42854173
Preface: Umberto Eco and Thomas A. SebeokAbbreviations in the Text: Thomas A. Sebeok1. One, Two, Three Spells UBERTYThomas A. Sebeok2. You Know My Method: A Juxtaposition of Charles S. Pierce and Sherlock Holmes Thomas A. Sebeok and Jean Umiker-Sebeok3. Sherlock Holmes: Applied Social PsychologistMarcello Truzzi4. Morelli, Freud, and Sherlock Holmes: Clues and Scientific MethodCarlo Ginzburg5. To Guess or Not To Guess?Massimo A. Bonfantini and Giampaolo Proni6. Peirce, Holmes, PopperGian Palol Carettini7. Sherlock Holmes Confronts Modern Logic: Toward a Theory of Information-Seeking through Questioning Jaakko Hintikka and Merrill B. Hintikka8. Sherlock Holmes FormalizedJaakko-Hintikka9. The Body of the Dectective Model: Charles S. Peirce and Edgar Allan PoeNancy Harrowitz10. Horns, Hooves, Insteps: Some Hypothesis on Three Types of AbductionUmberto EcoReferences
Electronic reproduction, [Place of publication not identified], HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010