What have the invention of the wheel, Pompeii, the Wall Street Crash, Harry Potter and the internet got in common? Why are all forecasters con-artists? What can Catherine the Great's lovers tell us about probability? Why should you never run for a train or read a newspaper? This title deals with this questions.
Philosophy and Religion, Mathematics and Science
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
H: 198mm W: 129mm Spine: 27mm
Weight: 349 grams