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Parallel Thinking By Edward De Bono

Parallel Thinking
by Edward De Bono

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The premise of this book is that in today's rapidly changing world the thinking of the traditional thinkers, Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, is no longer enough. De Bono argues that we need to move towards a more constructive, creative and design-based system of thought.
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Parallel Thinking: From Socratic Thinking to De Bono Thinking by Edward De Bono

The premise of this book is that in today's rapidly changing world the thinking of the traditional thinkers, Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, based on analysis, judgement and argument, is no longer enough. De Bono argues that we need to move towards a more constructive, creative and design-based system of thought. The book outlines the techniques and applications of parallel thinking in both personal and professional life.

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Table of Contents


The wrong tackle; order out of chaos; order; the Socratic method; how the Socratic method worked; the doubters; the search; criticism and removing "untruth"; adversaries. arguments and debate; parallel thinking; problem-solving; the evolution of ideas; the search for the truth; the truth; questions; definitions, boxes, categories and generalizations; the value of boxes; the problem of "is"; the tyranny of judgement; possibility vs certainty; exploration vs judgement; design vs analysis; information vs ideas; movement vs judgement; create vs discover; inner world vs outer world; alternatives; parallels; possibilities; designing a way forward; wisdom vs cleverness; dialectic vs parallels; action vs description; value vs truth; water logic and parallel thinking; overlap; change vs stability; new language devices. Summaries: parallel thinking vs Western thinking; the failure of Western thinking.

Additional information

GOR001611252
Parallel Thinking: From Socratic Thinking to De Bono Thinking by Edward De Bono
Edward De Bono
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1995-09-28
240
0140230769
9780140230765
N/A
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