How to Solve it: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method

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Doubleday, 1957 - Mathematics - 253 pages
An introduction to heuristics, the study of the methods and rules of discovery, invention and human problem-solving. 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 - LibraryThing

I 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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[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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George Polya (1887-1985) was a Professor of Mathematics at Stanford University.

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