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Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Cameron - Goodreads

This is an excellent book from the dawn of pop-science for risk management / decision making. It is a history of the development of mathematical tools, societal changes and financial mechanisms to ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Ajt568 - Goodreads

I was hoping for a history of statistics but this was heavily bent to financial risk especially the second part. Should have read the title. I found it a good read and not poor as some comments have suggested. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Ajt568 - Goodreads

I was hoping for a history of statistics but this was heavily bent to financial risk especially the second part. Should have read the title. I found it a good read and not poor as some comments have suggested. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Regiment95 - Goodreads

Some parts a bit too technical, but a fascinating read. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Regiment95 - Goodreads

Some parts a bit too technical, but a fascinating read. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Boris Mikhailovski - Goodreads

historical account of risks Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Boris Mikhailovski - Goodreads

historical account of risks Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Snow Queen - Goodreads

Interesting subject and useful information. However Bernstein's wordings is rather obscure and some paragraph are completely repeating and redundant. Anyway, I still liked the content of the book Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Snow Queen - Goodreads

Interesting subject and useful information. However Bernstein's wordings is rather obscure and some paragraph are completely repeating and redundant. Anyway, I still liked the content of the book Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Kusumbar Changmai - Goodreads

"It may appear to be a well-ordered world in which the probabilities yield to careful mathematical analysis, but each of us might just as well retire to a windowless prison cell - a fate that the flutter of a butterfly's wings billions of years ago may have ordained in any case." Read full review


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