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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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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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193: Even well into the Great Depression, the notion persisted that economic fluctuations were accidents of some kind rather than events inherent in an economic system driven by risk-taking. 206 ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

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I think it was a remarkable book. It was really interesting how the author expressed himself. and personally I loved the way it was written. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

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Hands down the best book on finance/economics/anything I've read. The book charts our understanding of risk and probability from Ancient Greece to today. The book views risk from the lens of history ... 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

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

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"Against the Gods" is a good historical overview of the development of risk management, from the first mathematical ideas, to the development of statistics, and onward to the invention of modern tools ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

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If you have a passion for numbers and statistics and you want to learn how the science evolved over the centuries Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

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I almost killed myself getting through this book, but it has its moments. Basically its a chronological history of statistics, with an emphasis on the personal lives of those involved in advancing the ... Read full review


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