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Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Anthony - Goodreads

An interesting overview of risk and statistics. In some ways, it's outdated - it came out 15 years ago, before the collapse of Long Term Capital Management or current mortgage bubble. But some of the ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Barry Behrstock - Goodreads

My first introduction to the story of risk and still worth the read Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Rosalía - Goodreads

Do you like a Fibonacci sequence? How about history – the history of math? If you'd like to discover when and how the number zero came into our history, where the name algebra comes from, or why ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Nick - Goodreads

So far, this book is a big bowl of awesome sauce. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Juan Mestre - Goodreads

A good perspective on how investment and industrial development is tight to the development of statitics and risk analysis Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Phil - Goodreads

Detailed hagiography of philosophers of risk which doesn't stray too far into the deep end of mathematical finance until after the 1960's when (as Taleb points out) financial modeling divorces itself ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

Though it touches on many significant points, it touches too lightly to be anything but superficial. At times, examples are poorly or even badly chosen. The history is often poor and riddled with questionable off-the-cuff conclusions. Terribly ambitious and only slightly enlightening. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Cristobal - Goodreads

I had read this book in 1998 and I had loved it. After the 2008 crisis I thought it would be interesting to read it again just to get a sense of how badly risk was managed in the go-go years of the ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Anton - Goodreads

I had high expectations, but somehow the book didn't jive with me. Too much rambling to get to a simple point Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Craig J. - Goodreads

Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk by Peter L. Bernstein (1998) Read full review


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