In this startlingly original and persuasive book, Raymond Tallis shows that it is easy to underestimate the influence of small things in determining what manner of creatures humans are. He reveals that over time the repeated and multiple effects of the seemingly insignificant can make an enormous difference and argues that the independent movement of the human index finger is one such easily overlooked factor. Indeed, not for nothing is the index finger called 'the forefinger'. It is the one we most naturally deploy when we ...

Michelangelo's Finger: An Exploration of Everyday Transcendence 2012, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300177732

Trade paperback

Select
Michelangelo's Finger: An Exploration of Everyday Transcendence 2011, Atlantic Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781848871205

Main

Paperback

Select
Michelangelo's Finger: An Exploration of Everyday Transcendence 2010, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300166484

Hardcover

Select
Michelangelo's Finger: An Exploration of Everyday Transcendence 2010, Atlantic Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781848871199

Main

Hardcover

Select