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Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Cameron - Goodreads

This is an excellent book from the dawn of pop-science for risk management / decision making. It is a history of the development of mathematical tools, societal changes and financial mechanisms to ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Regiment95 - Goodreads

Some parts a bit too technical, but a fascinating read. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Regiment95 - Goodreads

Some parts a bit too technical, but a fascinating read. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Boris Mikhailovski - Goodreads

historical account of risks Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Boris Mikhailovski - Goodreads

historical account of risks Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Kusumbar Changmai - Goodreads

"It may appear to be a well-ordered world in which the probabilities yield to careful mathematical analysis, but each of us might just as well retire to a windowless prison cell - a fate that the flutter of a butterfly's wings billions of years ago may have ordained in any case." Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Kusumbar Changmai - Goodreads

"It may appear to be a well-ordered world in which the probabilities yield to careful mathematical analysis, but each of us might just as well retire to a windowless prison cell - a fate that the flutter of a butterfly's wings billions of years ago may have ordained in any case." Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Douglas O'laughlin - Goodreads

Not the best piece ever written, and can be boring at times. The latter half of the book is extremely interesting, and overall I really appreciated the things I learned. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Douglas O'laughlin - Goodreads

Not the best piece ever written, and can be boring at times. The latter half of the book is extremely interesting, and overall I really appreciated the things I learned. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Tim Plett - Goodreads

This book provides a fascinating examination of the history of probability theory and risk management. And all that, of course, makes it a history of insurance and investigating. Uncertainty will always be with us. Read full review


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