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Human Accomplishment and The Black Swan

Charles Murray and Nassim Taleb discussed their research on interpretations of historical achievement and great human accomplishments,… read more

Charles Murray and Nassim Taleb discussed their research on interpretations of historical achievement and great human accomplishments, including the analysis of unexpected events throughout history. After their presentations they responded to audience members' questions.

Charles Murray is the author of Human Accomplishment: The Pursuit of Excellence in the Arts and Sciences, 800 B.C. to 1950 and Nassim Taleb is the author of The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable. close

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Human Accomplishment and The Black Swan

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Program ID:
199808-4
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
First Aired:
Aug 20, 2007 | 2:13am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 16, 2007 | 8:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Aug 20, 2007 | 2:13am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 15, 2007 | 5:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 16, 2007 | 8:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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