Michelangelo's Finger: An Exploration of Everyday Transcendence

Yale University Press (2010)
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How to point : a primer for Martians -- What it takes to be a pointer -- Do animals get the point? -- People who don't point -- Pinning language to the world -- Pointing and power -- Assisted pointing and pointing by proxy -- The transcendent animal : pointing and the beyond.
Keywords Pointing (Gesture  Nonverbal communication  Communication and culture  Human evolution  Human evolution Philosophy  Fingers  Nonverbal communication  Evolution Philosophy  Finger
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