Incerto

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ISBN: 9780399590450
Release Date: 2016-11-08
Number of pages: 1568
Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks

Download and read online Incerto in PDF and EPUB 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. ANTIFRAGILE "Startling . . . richly crammed with insights, stories, fine phrases and intriguing asides."--The Wall Street Journal Just as human bones get stronger when subjected to stress and tension, many things in life benefit from disorder, volatility, and turmoil. What Taleb has identified and calls "antifragile" is that category of things that not only gain from chaos but need it in order to survive and flourish. The resilient resists shocks and stays the same; the antifragile gets better and better. What is crucial is that the antifragile loves errors, as it incurs small harm and large benefits from them. Spanning politics, urban planning, war, personal finance, economic systems, and medicine in an interdisciplinary and erudite style, Antifragile is a blueprint for living in a Black Swan world. THE BLACK SWAN "[A book] that altered modern thinking."--The Times (London) A black swan is a highly improbable event with three principal characteristics: It is unpredictab≤ it carries a massive impact; and, after the fact, we concoct an explanation that makes it appear less random and more predictable. The astonishing success of Google was a black swan; so was 9/11. In this groundbreaking and prophetic book, Taleb shows that black swan events underlie almost everything about our world, from the rise of religions to events in our own personal lives, and yet we--especially the experts--are blind to them. FOOLED BY RANDOMNESS "[Fooled by Randomness] is to conventional Wall Street wisdom approximately what Martin Luther's ninety-five theses were to the Catholic Church."--Malcolm Gladwell, The New Yorker Are we capable of distinguishing the fortunate charlatan from the genuine visionary? Must we always try to uncover nonexistent messages in random events? Fooled by Randomness is about luck: more precisely, about how we perceive luck in our personal and professional experiences. Set against the backdrop of the most conspicuous forum in which luck is mistaken for skill--the markets--Fooled by Randomness is an irreverent, eye-opening, and endlessly entertaining exploration of one of the least understood forces in our lives. 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. The Bed of Procrustes takes its title from Greek mythology: the story of a man who made his visitors fit his bed to perfection by either stretching them or cutting their limbs. With a rare combination of pointed wit and potent wisdom, Taleb plows through human illusions, contrasting the classical views of courage, elegance, and erudition against the modern diseases of nerdiness, philistinism, and phoniness.


Incerto 4 Book Bundle

Filename: incerto-4-book-bundle.pdf
ISBN: 9780812997699
Release Date: 2016-01-26
Number of pages: 1568
Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Incerto 4 Book Bundle in PDF and EPUB 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 ebook bundle. ANTIFRAGILE “Startling . . . richly crammed with insights, stories, fine phrases and intriguing asides.”—The Wall Street Journal Just as human bones get stronger when subjected to stress and tension, many things in life benefit from disorder, volatility, and turmoil. What Taleb has identified and calls “antifragile” is that category of things that not only gain from chaos but need it in order to survive and flourish. The resilient resists shocks and stays the same; the antifragile gets better and better. What is crucial is that the antifragile loves errors, as it incurs small harm and large benefits from them. Spanning politics, urban planning, war, personal finance, economic systems, and medicine in an interdisciplinary and erudite style, Antifragile is a blueprint for living in a Black Swan world. THE BLACK SWAN “[A book] that altered modern thinking.”—The Times (London) A black swan is a highly improbable event with three principal characteristics: It is unpredictable; it carries a massive impact; and, after the fact, we concoct an explanation that makes it appear less random and more predictable. The astonishing success of Google was a black swan; so was 9/11. In this groundbreaking and prophetic book, Taleb shows that black swan events underlie almost everything about our world, from the rise of religions to events in our own personal lives, and yet we—especially the experts—are blind to them. FOOLED BY RANDOMNESS “[Fooled by Randomness] is to conventional Wall Street wisdom approximately what Martin Luther’s ninety-five theses were to the Catholic Church.”—Malcolm Gladwell, The New Yorker Are we capable of distinguishing the fortunate charlatan from the genuine visionary? Must we always try to uncover nonexistent messages in random events? Fooled by Randomness is about luck: more precisely, about how we perceive luck in our personal and professional experiences. Set against the backdrop of the most conspicuous forum in which luck is mistaken for skill—the markets—Fooled by Randomness is an irreverent, eye-opening, and endlessly entertaining exploration of one of the least understood forces in our lives. 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. The Bed of Procrustes takes its title from Greek mythology: the story of a man who made his visitors fit his bed to perfection by either stretching them or cutting their limbs. With a rare combination of pointed wit and potent wisdom, Taleb plows through human illusions, contrasting the classical views of courage, elegance, and erudition against the modern diseases of nerdiness, philistinism, and phoniness.


Asserte Ragioni D Incerto Inglese Del mal euento della poderosa Armata Spagnuola ne i Mari d Ingleterra L Anno M D LXXXVIII

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ISBN: BSB:BSB10314524
Release Date: 1593
Number of pages: 30
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Asserte Ragioni d incerto Inglese del mal euento della poderosa Armata spagnuola ne i mari d Inghilterra l anno 1588

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Release Date: 1593
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L andare incerto

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ISBN: 8879104454
Release Date: 1990
Number of pages: 136
Author: Lella Ravasi Bellocchio
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La crisi necessaria Il lavoro incerto

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ISBN: 9788856827309
Release Date: 2010-06-10T00:00:00+02:00
Number of pages: 194
Author: Paul-Claude Racamier
Publisher: FrancoAngeli

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Il tempo incerto

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ISBN: 8846483766
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 251
Author: Nicoletta Diasio
Publisher: FrancoAngeli

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I diritti dei bambini in un mondo incerto

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ISBN: 8879898841
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 235
Author: Michael King
Publisher: Donzelli Editore

Download and read online I diritti dei bambini in un mondo incerto in PDF and EPUB Buona parte della corrente retorica concernente i "diritti dei bambini" presenta, secondo l'autore di questo volume, non solo una intrinseca debolezza argomentativa, ma rischia di generare effetti perversi proprio laddove si propone di promuovere il benessere dell'infanzia: l'obiettivo è perciò quello di individuare le possibili conseguenze negative degli atti e delle decisioni espresse da tribunali e altre istituzioni che operano in questo campo, indagando le relazioni tra giudici ed esperti, e i rapporti tra sistema giuridico, psichiatria e servizio sociale. Sottolineando i limiti di tale approccio retorico al problema della tutela dei diritti, attraverso un'analisi comparativa, Michael King descrive "terapie", approcci e interventi innovativi destinati alle famiglie e all'infanzia.. Il testo si caratterizza per le sue particolari qualità critiche e la novità del punto di vista, decisamente lontano dagli schemi drammatizzanti, attraverso cui viene letta oggi la condizione dell'infanzia. Un tratto distintivo che si apprezza in anni di ansie collettive per i bambini e di inquieto dibattito teorico, giuridico e sociale sui significati da attribuire all'infanzia e sulle tipologie d'intervento da intraprendere per garantire ai minori protezione dal danno e sviluppo delle potenzialità. Il libro può essere quindi letto come una guida per orientarsi consapevolmente in uno scenario in cui la dimensione e l'intensità degli allarmi riguardanti i bambini hanno raggiunto livelli esasperati, non sempre compatibili con un reale interesse per il loro benessere. Gli fa da supporto, conferendogli valore scientifico nell'ambito della sociologia del diritto e della teoria sociologica, un'articolata e sofisticata rivisitazione delle teorie di Niklas Luhmann.




Della vera nobilita di uno sposo orazioni due d incerto autore scritte ed impresse l anno 1544 ed ora rivedute e ridonate alla luce

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ISBN: ONB:+Z178980005
Release Date: 1829
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Author: [Anonymus AC09805666]
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I greci e l amore incerto

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ISBN: 9788867802067
Release Date: 2014-05-12
Number of pages: 96
Author: Giuseppe Colombo
Publisher: EDUCatt - Ente per il diritto allo studio universitario dell'Università Cattolica

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Novella d incerto autore del secolo XV

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ISBN: OXFORD:N10955114
Release Date: 1834
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Author: Giuseppe Molini
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