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Umberto Eco, 1932 to 2016, R.I.P.

February 20, 2016

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Photo – Umberto Eco with Renate Ramge

“Semiotics is in principle the discipline studying everything which can be used in order to lie. If something cannot be used to tell a lie, conversely it cannot be used to tell the truth: it cannot in fact be used “to tell” at all.” [ex caelis oblatus, 1932]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strange_loop
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liar_paradox

Portrait of Contradiction

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