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Author McGinn, Colin, 1950- author
Title Prehension : the hand and the emergence of humanity / Colin McGinn
Imprint Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : The MIT Press, [2015]
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  599.938 M1757 2015    AVAILABLE  -  30500101514332
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  599.938 M1757 2015 c.2  AVAILABLE  -  30500101515826
 人文社會聯圖  GN281 .M395 2015    AVAILABLE    30610020489696
Descript ix, 191 pages ; 21 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-181) and index
Origins of humanity -- Two evolutionary principles -- Human prehistory -- Characteristics of the human hand -- Hands and tools -- Hands and language -- Ostension and prehension -- From signs to speech -- Hand and mind -- Selective cognition and the mouth -- The origin of sentience -- The meaning of the grip -- A culture of hands -- Arboreal remnants -- The future of the hand
Subject Human evolution
Hand -- Evolution
Alt Title Hand and the emergence of humanity
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