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NNT to launch his new book Dec.7 at this free public London School of Economics event. They say podcasts of the event should be available a few days later! You know where to find it.

STICERD public lecture

Date: Tuesday 7 December 2010 
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue:  LSE campus, venue tbc to ticketholders
Speaker: Professor Nassim Nicholas Taleb 

We cover the inapplicability of economic methods statistically, methodologically, empirically, and, mostly, ethically.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb is Distinguished Professor of RIsk Engineering, NYU, and author of The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms. His previous books Fooled by Randomness and The Black Swan have been published in thirty-one languages.

This event marks the launch of Taleb’s new book The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms|.

Ticket Information

This event is free and open to all however a ticket is required. One ticket per person can be requested from 10.00am on Monday 29 November.

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