Introduction: Embodied Existence and Sensory Thought.
Chapter One: The Mysterious Hand.
The Multiple Essence of the Hand.
What is the Hand?
Hand, Eye, Brain and Language.
Hand as Symbol.
Gestures of the Hand.
Language of the Hand.
Chapter Two: The Working Hand.
The Hand and the Tool.
The Hand of the Craftsman.
Architecture as Workmanship.
Chapter Three: Eye-Hand-Mind Fusion.
Experimentation and the Art of Play.
Skill and Boredom.
Eye, Hand and Mind.
Chapter Four: The Drawing Hand.
Drawing and the Self.
Tactility of Drawing.
The Computerised Hand.
Primacy of Touch: Hapticity of Self-image.
Unconscious Touch in Artistic Experience.
Chapter Five: Embodied Thinking.
The Work of Thinking: The Value of Uncertainty.
Resistance, Tradition and Freedom.
Thinking Through the Senses.
Embodied Memory and Thought.
Chapter Six: Body, Self and Mind.
The Body as Site.
The World and the Self.
The World and the Mind.
Existential Space in Art.
Chapter Seven: Emotion and Imagination.
Reality of Imagination.
The Gift of Imagination.
Reality of Art.
Art and Emotion.
Artistic Experience as Exchange.
Chapter Eight: Theory and Life.
Theory and Making.
Opposition of Theory and Making.
Architecture as Image of Life.
The Task of Art.