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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

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Abner Huertas - Goodreads

This is a great book on the history of risk. the only thing is that you must be familiar with a lot of terminology about probability and risk. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Michael Welland - Goodreads

Now for the second time (and I don't do that with many books). For anyone who wishes to understand what we really mean about "risk" and "uncertainty", their values and pitfalls, their applications to everyday life and how to evaluate quotes about them, then I thoroughly recommend this book. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Henry Barry - Goodreads

This is a nonfiction work that traces the development of probability and the concept of risk management in finance. It starts hundreds of years ago with the development of the current number system ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

Don't read this book unless you are a professional investment adviser or regularly read investment books for fun in your spare time. If you happen to meet those criteria, this book will help answer ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Craig - Goodreads

This was a pretty good book, and it made a valiant attempt to thread the needle between being a book for math/ stats geeks and normal humans, but I am not sure it made it. I suspect the non-geeks ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Micah Neely - Goodreads

Most people won't get it since they have a small child's understanding of anything remotely quantitative. That said, it's probably not for someone who has no exposure to stats or finance. Sometimes ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Bill - Goodreads

I enjoyed the distant historical parts, less the newer - the last third of book did nothing for me. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

Whether you understand probability or not, read this book. It's exciting math history. Seriously. There's gambling too. Read full review


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