Edward de Bono


Born
in Malta
May 19, 1933

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Edward de Bono is a British physician, author, inventor, and consultant. He is best known as the originator of the term lateral thinking (structured creativity) and the leading proponent of the deliberate teaching of thinking in schools.

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Six Thinking Hats

3.77 avg rating — 7,832 ratings — published 1981 — 63 editions
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Lateral Thinking

3.81 avg rating — 2,942 ratings — published 1970 — 34 editions
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How To Have A Beautiful Mind

3.64 avg rating — 1,510 ratings — published 2004 — 19 editions
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Think!: Before It's Too Late

3.55 avg rating — 951 ratings — published 2009 — 17 editions
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de Bono's Thinking Course

3.85 avg rating — 468 ratings — published 1985 — 28 editions
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I Am Right You Are Wrong: F...

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3.86 avg rating — 420 ratings — published 1990 — 17 editions
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Simplicity

3.70 avg rating — 410 ratings — published 1993 — 12 editions
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How to Have Creative Ideas:...

3.74 avg rating — 334 ratings — published 2007 — 10 editions
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Teach Your Child How to Think

3.76 avg rating — 349 ratings — published 1992 — 14 editions
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Serious Creativity: Using T...

3.87 avg rating — 317 ratings — published 1992 — 19 editions
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“A discussion should be a genuine attempt to explore a subject rather than a battle between competing egos.”
Edward De Bono, How To Have A Beautiful Mind

“If you never change your mind, why have one?”
Edward de Bono

“Everyone has the right to doubt everything as often as he pleases and the duty to do it at least once. No way of looking at things is too sacred to be reconsidered. No way of doing things is beyond improvement.”
Edward De Bono, The Use of Lateral Thinking

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