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Michelangelo's Finger: An Exploration of Everyday Transcendence Hardcover – September 7, 2010


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About the Author

Raymond Tallis is emeritus professor of geriatric medicine, University of Manchester, UK. His recent books include The Kingdom of Infinite Space, The Hand, I Am, The Knowing Animal, and The Enduring Significance of Parmenides. He lives in Cheshire, UK.

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Yale University Press (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0300166486
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300166484
  • Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.4 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,517,696 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Ian on October 5, 2013
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The book has as what was described, so you know it is not perfect but it will do because yeah
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0 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Amazonlinian on October 9, 2012
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Great points!  Had to read for school, was very happy it was available through kindle.  It was a little challenging, but not bad at all.
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