The Bed of Procrustes. Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms

The Bed of Procrustes. Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms


Билингвы и книги на иностранных языках. In this brilliant book Nassim Nicholas Taleb distils his idiosyncratic wisdom to demolish our illusions, contrasting the classical values of courage, elegance and erudition against modern philistinism and phoniness. Why are we so often unwilling to accept that life is unpredictable? A condensed guide to life, Nassim Nicholas Talebs The Bed of Procrustes is an invaluable collection of aphorisms to help you navigate the modern world. Happily provocative ...blistering ...his observations concern superiority, wealth, suckerdom, academia, modernity, technology and the all-purpose, ignorant they ...very quotable The New York Times A master philosopher The Times Talebs crystalline nuggets of thought stand alone like esoteric poems Financial Times Opinionated and witty ...It showcases his wit and learning, and provides ways to fillet his enemies Independent on Sunday Only by accepting what we dont know, he shows, can we see the world as it really is.

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