The Bed Of Procrustes

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141969245
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Every aphorism here is about a Procrustean bed of sorts - we humans, facing the limits of our knowledge, the unseen and the unknown, resolve the tension by squeezing life and the world into crisp commoditized ideas, reductive categories, ...

The Bed Of Procrustes

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0679643680
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The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and Antifragile. By the author of the modern classic The Black Swan, this collection of aphorisms and meditations expresses his major ideas in ways you least expect.

The Bed Of Procrustes

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241954096
Size: 43.72 MB
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Every aphorism here is about a Procrustean bed of sorts – we humans, facing the limits of our knowledge, the unseen and the unknown, resolve the tension by squeezing life and the world into crisp commoditized ideas, reductive categories, ...

Incerto

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
ISBN: 0399590455
Size: 46.12 MB
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Incerto 4 Book Bundle

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0812997697
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THE BED OF PROCRUSTES “Taleb’s crystalline nuggets of thought stand alone like esoteric poems.”—Financial Times This collection of aphorisms and meditations expresses Taleb’s major ideas in ways you least expect.

Fooled By Randomness

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781588367679
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The other books in the series are The Black Swan, Antifragile, and The Bed of Procrustes. “[Taleb is] Wall Street’s principal dissident. . . . [Fooled By Randomness] is to conventional Wall Street wisdom approximately what Martin ...

Antifragile

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0679645276
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The antifragile is beyond the resilient or robust. The resilient resists shocks and stays the same; the antifragile gets better and better. Furthermore, the antifragile is immune to prediction errors and protected from adverse events.

Dynamic Hedging

Author: Nassim Taleb
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471152804
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The definitive book on options trading and risk management "If pricing is a science and hedging is an art, Taleb is a virtuoso." —Bruno Dupire, Head of Swaps and Options Research, Paribas Capital Markets "This is not merely the best book ...

The Black Swan Second Edition

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780679604181
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In this revelatory book, Taleb explains everything we know about what we don’t know, and this second edition features a new philosophical and empirical essay, “On Robustness and Fragility,” which offers tools to navigate and exploit a ...

At Large And At Small

Author: Anne Fadiman
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1429922966
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Many of these essays were composed "under the influence" of the subject at hand.