How to Solve it: A New Aspect of Mathematical MethodAn introduction to heuristics, the study of the methods and rules of discovery, invention and human problemsolving. First published in 1945, it provides a modern contribution to a subject that has had a considerable revival and is emphasized in GCSE mathematics and science. 
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User Review  gottfried_leibniz  LibraryThingI came across this book as a result of my entry into Mathematics. If you have read enough Philosophy and question your own assumptions, ideas, you'll find the ideas in this book are repetitive. I ... Read full review
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User Review  andycyca  LibraryThing[5 out of 5] My only regret is that I must return this book to the library. This is one of those rare books I recommend to pretty much anyone who has to deal with problem solving. Not just ... Read full review
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