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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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Great cure for insomnia. Didnt make it past the first 20 pages. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

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I was recommended this book based on an interest in statistics and machine learning. I found it alternately interesting and very slow going. The exploration of early ideas around probability was fun ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

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This turned out to be a bit of a slog for me. I enjoyed the first half (which is more of a history of general probability and risk) than the second (which focuses on Wall Street financial tools). I certainly learned some things though. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

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This turned out to be a bit of a slog for me. I enjoyed the first half (which is more of a history of general probability and risk) than the second (which focuses on Wall Street financial tools). I certainly learned some things though. 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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Excellent recommendation! Thanks Brian ... exhaustive review of the history of a critical concept for understanding the modern world. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

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This book is a nice historical book about how humankind tamed risk in the statistical sense of it. Unfortunately it does not really tackle the most recent issued associated with risk like black swans ... Read full review


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