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Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Michael Welland - Goodreads

Reading for the second time (and I don't do that with many books). Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Jose - Goodreads

good account of the understanding of risk by sciences. very readable. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Honor - Goodreads

Very interesting. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Christiane grease - Goodreads

It is a great book about the story of risk... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Bob Aarhus - Goodreads

About halfway through. A very interesting treatise on the idea of risk -- and how risk was not always intuitive to the mind of man. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Harry - Goodreads

taking aim on chance Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - William - Goodreads

This was a great book on the development of risk in history. It is interesting to see how rapidly mathematics has expedited the way we measure and view risk in our world. This is a good history book as well in addition to being an excellent investment book. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Kulveer - Goodreads

nice to have the historical context of how humans have dealt with risk til the present day. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Hyrum - Goodreads

This is the first book I really ever read about risk. It goes into detail on stories about mathematicians actually beginning to measure risk, and why they were motivated to do so. From there the ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - David - Goodreads

A well-written, accessible account of a topic about which human intuition is notoriously unreliable. Another good book on this topic is "Fooled by Randomness". Recommended for anyone who would like to improve their understanding of chance, risk and probability. Read full review


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