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Incerto : the landmark investigation of luck, uncertainty, probability, opacity, human error, risk, disorder, and decision-making in a world we don't understand

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Nassim Nicholas Taleb's landmark Incerto series is an investigation of luck, uncertainty, probability, opacity, human error, risk, disorder, and decision-making in a world we don't understand, in nonoverlapping and standalone books. All four volumes--Antifragile, The Black Swan, Fooled by Randomness, and the expanded edition of The Bed of Procrustes, updated with more than 50 percent new material--are now together  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Quotations
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
ISBN: 0399590455 9780399590450
OCLC Number: 949639536
Notes: Box title.
Publishing date taken from publisher's website.
Issued in slipcase.
Description: 4 volumes ; 21 cm
Contents: [Volume 1] Fooled by randomness : the hidden role of chance in life and in the markets --
[Volume 2] The black swan : the impact of the highly improbable --
[Volume 3] The bed of Procrustes : philosophical and practical aphorisms --
[Volume 4] Antifragile : things that gain from disorder.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

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"Nassim Nicholas Taleb's landmark Incerto series is an investigation of luck, uncertainty, probability, opacity, human error, risk, disorder, and decision-making in a world we don't understand, in nonoverlapping and standalone books. All four volumes--Antifragile, The Black Swan, Fooled by Randomness, and the expanded edition of The Bed of Procrustes, updated with more than 50 percent new material--are now together in one boxed set."--Publisher's website.

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