How Not To Be Wrong Table of Contents

The good people of Penguin House have cleared me to post the table of contents of How Not To Be Wrong!  And here it is:


 

Introduction: When Am I Going To Use This?

Part I: LINEARITY

1. Less Like Sweden
2. Straight Locally, Curved Globally
3. Everyone is Obese
4. How Much is That in Dead Americans?
5. More Pie Than Plate

Part II: INFERENCE

6. The Baltimore Stockbroker and the Bible Code
7. Dead Fish Don’t Read Minds
8. Reductio ad Unlikely
9. The International Journal of Haruspicy
10. Are You There, God? It’s Me, Bayesian Inference

Part III: EXPECTATION

11. What To Expect When You’re Expecting To Win The Lottery
12. Miss More Planes!
13. Where the Train Tracks Meet

Part IV: REGRESSION

14. The Triumph of Mediocrity
15. Galton’s Ellipse
16. Does Lung Cancer Make You Smoke Cigarettes?

Part V: EXISTENCE

17. There Is No Such Thing As Public Opinion
18. “Out of nothing I have created a strange new universe”

Conclusion: How To Be Right

One thought on “How Not To Be Wrong Table of Contents

  1. Elisa says:

    Added to my amazon wish list :)

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