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Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Sambasivan - Goodreads

Erudite, scholarly and phenomenally researched. Not a very easy read. But the toil is well worth it. The book changes one's perspective of risk and gives a holistic overview of the history of risk and the complexities one has to overcome to manage it. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Kevin - Goodreads

I remember loving this book. Really great. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Zulfadzli Zaini - Goodreads

The book tends to be biographical for the most part of it, perhaps the author thought that it was necessary. Otherwise, I consider it as a non-technical book about the establishment of risk management ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Andrecrabtree - Goodreads

More the story of uncertainty then risk. Risk stems from uncertainty but it is not the same thing. There is also a heavy emphasis, in the latter parts of the book, on the financial markets. What about ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Vinicius Menezes - Goodreads

How has humanity evolved in so many aspects so rapidly? Well, statistics and math have been the most powerful tools and the author explores how it has happened over the years and the impacts on our ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Hariharan Ragunathan - Goodreads

My review posted here, http://www.gehariharan.com/2015/06/ag... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Mathews - Goodreads

This book may not make you an expert in risk management but it gives you a good understanding about how risk management developed and the people behind it. This is highly recommended if you always wondered about the application of probability and statistics. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Jim Rossi - Goodreads

Bernstein wrote a classic, page-turner about risk management and actuarial science. In other words, the guy's a master. I've lent my book out numerous times - hard to get it back. Major resource for ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Bria Filali - Goodreads

i am not that good with probability and understanding of Risk. this book absolutely helped me have base idea and understand the background of risk. very exciting and highly recommended Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Krishna Agarwal - Goodreads

Deals more with the history of development of mathematics, probability & hence risk. if you love history, you will live this one. Read full review


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