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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Structure of Contents
Editor's Preface
Author's Preface

CHAPTER 1: OBSERVATION
1.1   Observation is not simply seeing
1.2   Observation requires training
1.3   Observation requires a respect for details
1.4   Observation of a person can reveal much personal history
1.5   Observation can perhaps best be considered as elementary literacy

CHAPTER 2: DEDUCTION
2.1   Deduction involves listing the alternative explanations and eliminating all but one
2.2   Metaphors may help understand the process of deduction
2.3   Deduction is deduction, regardless of the domain in which it is applied

CHAPTER 3: INTUITION
3.1   Intuition is the subtle balance between observation and deduction
3.2   Theory should not advance beyond the facts
3.3   Distinguish between information which is central and information which is peripheral
3.4   The pattern of facts can be changed by taking a different point of view
3.5   Destroy mystique by revealing technique

CHAPTER 4: DOCUMENTATION
4.1   It is important to keep accurate records of your cases
4.2   It is important to distinguish between complexity and clutter

CHAPTER 5: PREPARATION
5.1   A thorough knowledge of the history of your discipline is important
5.2   Preparation also involves competence in areas related to your discipline
5.3   The best preparation may be relaxation

CHAPTER 6: COLLABORATION
6.1   The capacity to collaborate with colleagues is an important aspect of detection
6.2   Collaboration is based on the principle of division of labour
6.3   Collaboration includes collaboration with self and with adversaries
6.4   It is important to balance collaboration with solitude

CHAPTER 7: DEDICATION
7.1   Dedication to detection, in whatever domain, is essential
7.2   Dedication requires that you turn yourself into an instrument for detection
7.3   Dedication requires a lack of concern about what other people think of you

CHAPTER 8: EXPLANATION
8.1   Explanation may perhaps best be considered as telling a story
8.2   Explanation may be aided by illustration

Appendix 1 - List of Cases and Codes