9781400067824

Antifragile

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  • ISBN13:

    9781400067824

  • ISBN10:

    1400067820

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/27/2012
  • Publisher: Random House

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Summary

The acclaimed author of the influential bestseller The Black Swan,Nicholas Nassim Taleb takes a next big step with a deceptively simple concept: the "antifragile." Like the Greek hydra that grows two heads for each one it loses, people, systems, and institutions that are antifragile not only withstand shocks, they benefit from them. In a modern world dominated by chaos and uncertainty, Antifragileis a revolutionary vision from one of the most subversive and important thinkers of our time. Praise for Nicholas Nassim Taleb "[This] is the lesson of Taleb . . . and also the lesson of our volatile times. There is more courage and heroism in defying the human impulse, in taking the purposeful and painful steps to prepare for the unimaginable."-Malcolm Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point "[Taleb writes] in a style that owes as much to Stephen Colbert as it does to Michel de Montaigne."- The Wall Street Journal "The most prophetic voice of all . . . [Taleb is] a genuinely significant philosopher . . . someone who is able to change the way we view the structure of the world through the strength, originality and veracity of his ideas alone." -GQ "Changed my view of how the world works."-Daniel Kahneman, Nobel laureate

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