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Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

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This is a great overview of the history of the development of Statistics. There are some details that bugged me, being a Stats guy myself. But for the big picture sketch it is really good. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

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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

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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

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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

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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

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A fine treatment of the evolution of our understanding of risk -- the discovery of probability, the addition of rigor through mathematics, the application to economics, the theory of games, the ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

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Excellent history book about evolution of Math. Extremely insightful and readable dealing with a inherently tough subject. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Jase Goldsmith - Goodreads

Mathematics and in particular financial mathematics has been an important part of evolution of the modern economic world. Out of this, banking was created and trade evolved including the ability to ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

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Mathematics and in particular financial mathematics has been an important part of evolution of the modern economic world. Out of this, banking was created and trade evolved including the ability to ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

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One of my far more accomplished colleagues told me this is one of the best books on risk he's ever read. Actually, he wasn't a colleague, he was my friend's dad who was a pretty big deal. But now I'm ... Read full review


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