The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Life is more unpredictable than we are prepared to accept. In this brilliant book Nassim Nicholas Taleb ( and 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 really see the world as it  is.

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394 pages in Penguin paperback

ISBN 978-0141034591

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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