Skin in the game : hidden asymmetries in daily life

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New York : Random House, [2018].
First edition.
9780425284629, 042528462X
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xv, 279 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Florham Park Library - Adult Nonfiction
302.12 TALEB
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New York : Random House, [2018].
First edition.
9780425284629, 042528462X


Includes bibliographical references and index.
The phrase "skin in the game" is one we have often heard but have rarely stopped to truly dissect. It is the backbone of risk management, but it's also an astonishingly complex worldview that applies to all aspects of our lives. Nassim Nicholas Taleb pulls on everything from Antaeus the Giant to Hammurabi to Donald Trump to Seneca to the ethics of disagreement to create a tapestry for understanding our world in a brand new way. Among his insights: For social justice, focus on symmetry and risk sharing -- Ethical rules aren't universal -- Minorities, not majorities, run the world -- You can be an intellectual yet still be an idiot -- Beware of complicated solutions (that someone was paid to find) -- True religion is commitment, not just faith.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Taleb, N. N. (2018). Skin in the game: hidden asymmetries in daily life (First edition.). Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas, 1960-. 2018. Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life. Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas, 1960-. Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life Random House, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas. Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life First edition., Random House, 2018.

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