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Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Δx Δp ≥ ½ ħ - Goodreads

A page turner that you can take to the beach. Very enjoyable. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Stefandulman - Goodreads

nice trip throughout the ages, linking the life of societies and their risks to the development of mathematical tools. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Chris Connors - Goodreads

One of the most facinating books I have read, not sure if that stigmatizes me, but it enriches my perspectives on my world. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

Great Book! Starts with the development of the arabic number system, then gambling odds, probabilities, statistics, insurance, then finally hedging against risk in markets using derivatives. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Streator Johnson - Goodreads

An interesting history of how people have come to quantify risk over the ages, but it never was quite what I thought it would be and was a little too science heavy for me. Though I enjoyed the history sections a lot. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Jacquie Fex - Goodreads

For a none mathematical person, this book was very engaging and I learned a great deal of interesting information as the history of risk evolved. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Leela - Goodreads

A scholarly work on the history of Risk Management; I never thought of risk management as man's way of going against the Gods. This book takes us through the history of man's constant struggle to ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Murali Behara - Goodreads

In my profession most people are busy tinkerers, and once in a while I get to meet the thinkers. It was the boss-man, back in the day, who took the team out to dinner, and the dinner conversation led ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Philip Chaston - Goodreads

I found this text a useful primer on the history of statistics and probability: it runs through most of the interesting developments of financial innovation, but it is a good start. Very oriented on ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Ben Wong - Goodreads

Great cure for insomnia. Didnt make it past the first 20 pages. Read full review


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