Michelangelo's finger : an exploration of everyday transcendence /

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Author / Creator:Tallis, Raymond.
Imprint:New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, 2010.
Description:xxii, 166 p. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Pointing (Gesture)
Nonverbal communication.
Communication and culture.
Human evolution.
Human evolution -- Philosophy.
Fingers.
Nonverbal communication.
Evolution -- Philosophy.
Finger.
Communication and culture.
Fingers.
Human evolution.
Human evolution -- Philosophy.
Nonverbal communication.
Pointing (Gesture)
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8123003
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ISBN:9780300166484 (alk. paper)
0300166486 (alk. paper)
9780300177732 (pbk.)
0300177739 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 144-158) and index.
Summary:Proposes that the index finger and the gesture of pointing distinguishes humans from other species, and that the symbolism behind different types of pointing may have played an important part in human evolution and development.

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