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Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , Armand Rioust de Largentaye and others published Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Le Cygne. Le Cygne noir has ratings and reviews. by. Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Goodreads Author), (less). flag · See all 6 questions about Le Cygne noir. Le cygne noir (Nassim Nicholas Taleb). 3 likes. Book.

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In addition to his trader life, Taleb has also written, as a backup of the Incerto, more than 50 scholarly papers in statistical physics, statistics, philosophy, ethics, economics, international affairs, and quantitative finance, all around the notion cyvne risk and probability. It is a well written book that presents brilliant ideas.

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Advocating further, Taleb goes on to say that logic overestimates the odds of randomness. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Les Belles Lettres; 2nd ed. After a few decades, most science fiction just seems silly, because they got everything wrong.

He hates the bell curve for massively misrepresenting real risk potentials. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. His key practical point is about the need for a NON-parametric look at any situation in which low-probabilit Okay, let’s see if I got it straight This book finally spoke to some of the concerns I’ve had about what I’ve learned in business school.


I could have done without the author’s snide comments and condescending tone but if you can get past that the content of this book is insightful, well organized, and incredibly captivating.

Makes you think hard and gives you a lot Black Swan is easily one of the most challenging books I have read. Evidence and Probability before Pascal His analysis of how we approach unpredictability involves touching on a range of discourses, psychology, mathematics, economics, literature, philosophy, aesthetics, history, physics Has invoked a strong urge to read more philosophy.

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I’m ok with that. He name-drops heavily, and sometimes seems pretty full of himself But, if you have an interest in skepticism, or in randomness, then this book is definitely worth it. Romans, Essais, Poesie, Documents Paperback: Share your thoughts with other customers. I think that in the face of living a simple life, some hazard, hunger of knowledge and a constant reminder that we are only human are the best antidotes against the daily rat-race, something he constantly repeats to his audience.

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Landmark book for me as it talev me to Chaos. Bacaan lanjutan dari nota kaki: See Wikipedia for more details. Open Preview See a Problem? She was working on a poetry chap-book for several years txleb losing her publisher to suicide, but moved her work to a Blog, connected to a strong Twitter presence and with regular Instagram updates. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Someone on my blog said that I ought to read this book, which for some reason I had on my shelves, but had not read.


For me, despite his self-satisfaction and tendancy towards being insufferable, I enjoyed the writing. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. And try as critics might, Taleb’s methods seem to be right. Times Bestseller List for and his title Antifragile: Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

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View all 7 comments. Usually Cygn am so skeptical of these types of books, the ones that purport to examine society but don’t come up with anything except a cute cygje. Is it worth my time to start again? To jest intelektualny gigant. For me personally it was a wonderful experience because Taleb, through the deep research allowed by being a gentleman scholar unfettered from academic career or financial constraintsexplores a philosophy toward which I intuitively have groped for much of cugne life.

The unreasonable man adapts surrounding conditions to himself Taleb argues that history, and especially the history of science and technology, is made up of Black Swan events, events that were highly unlikely, unforseen, and had a huge subsequent impact.

Difficult to comprehend during the first reading, it attacks the application of the Gaussian bell curve in Modern Portfolio Management Theory viciously and having read it a lot recently, it makes me feel like a fool.

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