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Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning, Volume 2: Patterns of Plausible Inference

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Here the author of How to Solve It explains how to become a "good guesser." Marked by G. Polya's simple, energetic prose and use of clever examples from a wide range of human activities, this two-volume work explores techniques of guessing, inductive reasoning, and reasoning by analogy, and the role they play in the most rigorous of deductive disciplines.

Synopsis:

Here the author of How to Solve It explains how to become a "good guesser." Marked by G. Polya's simple, energetic prose and use of clever examples from a wide range of human activities, this two-volume work explores techniques of guessing, inductive reasoning, and reasoning by analogy, and the role they play in the most rigorous of deductive disciplines.

About the Author

G. Polya (1887-1985) was Professor of Mathematics at Stanford University.

Table of Contents

V. 1. Induction and analogy in mathematics — v. 2. Patterns of plausible inference.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780691025100
Author:
Polya, G.
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Author:
Polya, Gyorgy
Author:
Polya, George
Location:
Princeton, N.J. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Logic, symbolic and mathematical
Subject:
Reasoning
Subject:
Advanced
Subject:
Mathematics -- Philosophy.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Mathematics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
August 1990
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
9.17x5.99x.58 in. .76 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Here the author of How to Solve It explains how to become a "good guesser." Marked by G. Polya's simple, energetic prose and use of clever examples from a wide range of human activities, this two-volume work explores techniques of guessing, inductive reasoning, and reasoning by analogy, and the role they play in the most rigorous of deductive disciplines.
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