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The Black Swan: Second Edition

ISBN: 9780812973815 | 081297381X
Edition: 2nd
Format: Trade Paper
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pub. Date: 5/11/2010

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A black swan is an event, positive or negative, that is deemed improbable yet causes massive consequences. In this groundbreaking and prophetic book, Taleb shows in a playful way that Black Swan events explain almost everything about our world, and yet we-especially the experts-are blind to them. In this second edition, Taleb has added a new essay,On Robustness and Fragility, which offers tools to navigate and exploit a Black Swan world. *2nd Edition, With a new essay: "On Robustness and Fragility"

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