The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly ImprobablePublication details: UK Random House 2009Description: Paperback 445 PagesISBN:
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|Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17||Karachi Psychology||Nonfiction||100 (Browse shelf(Opens below))||Available||PKLL003748|
|Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17||Lahore Adult Fiction||823 (Browse shelf(Opens below))||Available||PKLL002122|
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For years, Taleb has studied how we fool ourselves into thinking we know more than we actually do. We restrict our thinking to the irrelevant and inconsequential, while large events continue to surprise us and shape our world. Now, in this revelatory book, Taleb explains everything we know about what we don't know. He offers surprisingly simple tricks for dealing with black swans and benefiting from them. Elegant, startling, and universal in its applications The Black Swan will change the way you look at the world. Taleb is a vastly entertaining writer, with wit, irreverence, and unusual stories to tell. He has a polymathic command of subjects ranging from cognitive science to business to probability theory. The Black Swan is a landmark book - itself a black swan.
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