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The Mathematician's Mind:
The Psychology of Invention in the Mathematical Field
Jacques Hadamard
With a new preface by P. N. Johnson-Laird

Book Description

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface to the Paperback Edition
Foreword
Introduction
IGeneral Views and Inquiries1
IIDiscussions on Unconsciousness21
IIIThe Unconscious and Discovery29
IVThe Preparation Stage. Logic and Chance43
VThe Later Conscious Work56
VIDiscovery as a Synthesis. The Help of Signs64
VIIDifferent Kinds of Mathematical Minds100
VIIIParadoxical Cases of Intuition116
IXThe General Direction of Research124
Final Remarks133
App. I137
App. II142

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