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The Black Swan : The Impact of the Highly Improbable

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas

ISBN 10: 0141034599 / 0-14-103459-9
ISBN 13: 9780141034591

Publication Date: 2008

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'The Black Swan' is a concept that will change the way you look at the world. Black Swans underlie almost everything, from the rise of religions, to events in our own personal lives. Nassim Taleb explains everything we know about what we don't know, and shows us how to face the world.


 

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Book Description: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Trade Paperback. 198 x 129 mm. Brand New Book. A condensed guide to life from the bestselling author of The Black Swan , Nassim Nicholas Taleb s The Bed of Procrustes is an invaluable collection of aphorisms navigate the modern world. Why are we so often unwilling to accept that life is unpredictable? In this brilliant book Nassim Nicholas Taleb distils his idiosyncratic wisdom to demolish our illusions, contrasting the classical values of courage, elegance and erudition against modern philistinism and phoniness. Only by accepting what we don t know, he shows, can we see the world as it really is. Happily provocative .blistering .his observations concern superiority, wealth, suckerdom, academia, modernity, technology and the all-purpose, ignorant they .very quotable . ( The New York Times ). A master philosopher . ( The Times ). Taleb s crystalline nuggets of thought stand alone like esoteric poems . ( Financial Times ). Opinionated and witty.It showcases his wit and learning, and provides ways to fillet his enemies . ( Independent on Sunday ). Nassim Nicholas Taleb spends most of his time as a flaneur, meditating in cafes across the planet. A former trader, he is currently Distinguished Professor of Risk Engineering at New York University. He is the author of Fooled by Randomness and The Black Swan , an international bestseller which has become an intellectual, social, and cultural touchstone. Bookseller Inventory # AAB9780141034591

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