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Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Jim H. - Goodreads

I have heard Peter Bernstein speak and have read a lot of his articles, so I knew I might be in for a tough slog on this one, but the subtitle The Remarkable Story of Risk, got my attention. Like ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Zachary - Goodreads

The concept of assessing risk is something we take for granted, or it should be. Unfortunately, risk, and probability overall, are not something that is intuitive and perhaps that is why we are not ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Rich Armstrong - Goodreads

I was recommended this book based on an interest in statistics and machine learning. I found it alternately interesting and very slow going. The exploration of early ideas around probability was fun ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Markt5660 - Goodreads

This turned out to be a bit of a slog for me. I enjoyed the first half (which is more of a history of general probability and risk) than the second (which focuses on Wall Street financial tools). I certainly learned some things though. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - John Measor - Goodreads

Excellent recommendation! Thanks Brian ... exhaustive review of the history of a critical concept for understanding the modern world. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Erez Davidi - Goodreads

In "Against the Gods" Bernstein mainly discusses the evolution and history of risk from ancient times to recent times. Bernstein explores risk through the great thinkers who contributed to the ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Jeremie Averous - Goodreads

This book is a nice historical book about how humankind tamed risk in the statistical sense of it. Unfortunately it does not really tackle the most recent issued associated with risk like black swans ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Siby - Goodreads

Risk is inherent to any activity and uncertainty is all prevalent. Today, we have comlpex mathematical and statistical models to help us quantify and assess risk, but this was not always the case ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Keith Akre - Goodreads

If you want to read a book on financial history, pick up a book by Peter Bernstein. Informative and entertaining. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Mangesh - Goodreads

Brilliant!!!! Read full review


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