Call Number:
155.24 TALEB
  
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New York : Random House, c2012.
Description:
xxi, 519 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  
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Edition:
1st ed.
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, Antifragile is a revolutionary vision from one of the most subversive and important thinkers of our time"-- Provided by publisher.
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Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Book 1. The antifragile : an introduction -- Book 2. Modernity and the denial of antifragility -- Book 3. A nonpredictive view of the world -- Book 4. Optionality, technology, and the intelligence of antifragility -- Book 5. The nonlinear and the nonlinear -- Book 6. Via negativa -- Book 7. The ethics of fragility and antifragility.
ISBN:
9781400067824 (hardback)
1400067820 (hardback)
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