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September 28, 2013


Edward de Bono

by Angel Pumila


Edward de Bono (1933-): Coined the term lateral thinking.
De Bono’s techniques of deliberate teaching are used in school curriculums worldwide.

Works include:

The Use of Lateral Thinking (1967) ISBN 0-14-013788-2, introduced the term “lateral thinking”
New Think (1967, 1968) ISBN 0-380-01426-2

The Five-Day Course in Thinking (1968), introduced the L game

The Mechanism of the Mind (1969), Intl Center for Creative Thinking 1992 reprint: ISBN 0-14-013787-4

Lateral Thinking: Creativity Step by Step, (1970), Harper & Row 1973 paperback: ISBN 0-06-090325-2

The Dog-Exercising Machine (1970)

Technology Today (1971)

Practical Thinking (1971)


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