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Confidence Games

Soren Kierkegaard

Confidence Games

Money and Markets in a World without Redemption (Religion and Postmodernism Series)

by Soren Kierkegaard

  • 298 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic theory & philosophy,
  • Religion & Beliefs,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Finance,
  • Money & Monetary Policy,
  • Business & Economics / Finance

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9739602M
    ISBN 100226791688
    ISBN 109780226791685

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About the by: 3. The Confidence Game book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the New York Times bestselling author of Mastermind, a co /5. Maria Konnikova is the author of Mastermind and The Confidence is a regular contributing writer for The New Yorker, and has written for the Atlantic, the New York Times, Slate, the New Republic, the Paris Review, the Wall Street Journal, Salon, the Boston Globe, the Scientific American MIND, WIRED, and graduated from Harvard University Cited by: 2.

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Maria Konnikova has written a compelling, engrossing account of the world of the con. I stayed up far too late reading it. Beautifully written, and filled with stories and thought-provoking psychological research, The Confidence Game will teach you how confidence artists operate—and how to outwit them Confidence Games book W.

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“The Confidence Game” belongs to the genre popularized by Malcolm Gladwell: social psychology designed for mass consumption. Typically, books of this sort are intended to be both useful and. Summary of The Confidence Game by Maria Konnikova | Summary & Analysis. Preview. The Confidence Game is a nonfiction examination of con considers both the minds and methods of con artists and the minds and Pages: Returning full circle to a version of the market first proposed by Adam Smith when he used theology and aesthetics to rethink economics, Confidence Games closes with a plea for a conception of life that embraces uncertainty and insecurity as signs of the openness of the future.

Like religion and economics, life is a confidence game in which the. Terminology. Synonyms include con, confidence game, confidence scheme, ripoff, scam, and perpetrator of a confidence trick (or "con trick") is often referred to as a confidence (or "con") man, con-artist, or a "grifter".Samuel Thompson (–) was the original "confidence man".

Thompson was a clumsy swindler who asked his victims to express. While cheats and swindlers may be a dime a dozen, true conmen—the Bernie Madoffs, the Jim Bakkers, the Lance Armstrongs—are elegant, outsized personalities. Excerpt The Confidence Game. InStanford University psychologists Jonathan Freeman and Scott Fraser observed an interesting phenomenon in their experiments: someone who has already agreed to a small request—like opening the door for you—would become more, not less, likely to agree to a larger request later on.

While writing The Confidence Game, her new book on con men, Maria Konnikova found how social media and oversharing have made scams easier @chengela Fri 15 Jan EST Last modified on Thu.

Confidence game, any elaborate swindling operation in which advantage is taken of the confidence the victim reposes in the countries have created a statutory offense of this name, though the elements of the crime have never been clearly defined by legislation, and the scope of proscribed behaviour remains subject to varying interpretations among jurisdictions.

Konnikova studies the psychology of both the grifter and the mark, laying bare what makes each well-suited for the roles they play in the confidence game. In uncovering the characteristics of a con artist, the author points to a "dark triad" of traits: psychopathy, narcissism, and Machiavellianism.

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[Tanina Rostain; Milton C Regan, Jr.] -- For ten boom-powered years at the turn of the twenty-first century, some of America's most prominent law and accounting firms created and marketed products that enabled the very rich -- including.