The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Description and Reviews
From The Publisher:
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.
Send us your favorite quotes or passages from this book.
• People reserve standard compliments for those who do not threaten their pride; the others they often praise by calling “arrogant.” Pg. 14
About the Author
Nassim Nicholas Taleb spends most of his time as a flâneur, meditating in cafés 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, which has spent more than a year on the New York Times bestseller list and has become an intellectual, social, and cultural touchstone.
Table of Contents
Write your own online review.
Find Items On Similar Subjects
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
All prices subject to change and given in U.S. Dollars.
All materials contained in http://www.LeadershipNow.com are protected by copyright and trademark laws and may not be used for any purpose whatsoever other than private, non-commercial viewing purposes. Derivative works and other unauthorized copying or use of stills, video footage, text or graphics is expressly prohibited. LeadershipNow is a trademark of M2 Communications, LLC.