Daniel Kahneman Writing Styles in Thinking, Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman
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Structure

“Thinking, Fast and Slow” by Daniel Kahneman is separated into five main parts. Part I, “Two Systems” explains the premise of the book – that human beings have two systems of thinking that are always active and that have different functions. Part II, “Heuristics and Biases” covers the tactics that each of the thinking systems rely upon in an effort to influence the individual. In Part III, “Overconfidence,” Kahneman delves into the roles that intuition and illusion play in the thinking process and how by impact both System 1 and System 2.

Part IV, “Choices,” describes the processes that people undergo when making decisions and opting for choices. In this section, there is focus on risk aversion and risk takers and how and why some people elect to make safe choices and others are willing to take risks. Part V is a summary about living with two selves which is...

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