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The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms

IN THIS PROFOUND AND PLAYFUL BOOK, NASSIM NICHOLAS TALEB, AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING PHENOMENON THE BLACK SWAN, PRESENTS THE PUREST DISTILLATION OF HIS IDIOSYNCRATIC GENIUS. We humans, facing the limits of knowledge, try to squeeze life into reductive categories and pre-packaged narratives. Taleb demolishes our illusions, contrasting the classical values of courage, elegance and erudition against modern philistinism and phoniness OTHER WRITERS ON NASSIM NICHOLAS TALEB 'The hottest thinker in the world' BRYAN APPLEYARD 'Great fun . . . brash, stubborn, entertaining, opinionated, curious, cajoling' STEPHEN J. DUBNER 'A bouncy and even exhilarating guide' WILL SELF 'Funny, quirky and thought-provoking' JOHN CORNWELL 'Like some superhero of the mind' BOYD TONKIN

Booko found 7 book editions of The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms by Nassim Taleb

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Bed of Procrustes The by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, ISBN: 9780141985022
Bed of Procrustes The
Dec, 2016 Paperback $18.67 $34.63
The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, ISBN: 9781596597617
The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms
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The Bed of Procrustes by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, ISBN: 9780241954096
The Bed of Procrustes
United Kingdom Jul, 2011 Paperback $44.33 $32.98
The Bed of Procrustes by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, ISBN: 9780141969244
The Bed of Procrustes
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The Bed of Procrustes by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, ISBN: 9781846144585
The Bed of Procrustes
United Kingdom Dec, 2010 Hardcover $31.61 $14.15
The Bed of Procrustes by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, ISBN: 9781400069972
The Bed of Procrustes
Nov, 2010 Hardcover $29.69 $16.74
The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms by , ISBN: 9780679643685
The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms
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