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Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk A Business Week, New York Times Business, And USA Today Bestseller Ambitious And Readable An Engaging Introduction To The Oddsmakers, Whom Bernstein Regards As True Humanists Helping To Release Mankind From The Choke Holds Of Superstition And Fatalism The New York Times An Extraordinarily Entertaining And Informative Book The Wall Street Journal A Lively Panoramic Book Against The Gods Sets Up An Ambitious Premise And Then Delivers On It Business Week Deserves To Be, And Surely Will Be, Widely Read The Economist A Challenging Book, One That May Change Forever The Way People Think About The World Worth No One Else Could Have Written A Book Of Such Central Importance With So Much Charm And Excitement Robert Heilbroner Author, The Worldly Philosophers With His Wonderful Knowledge Of The History And Current Manifestations Of Risk, Peter Bernstein Brings Us Against The Gods Nothing Like It Will Come Out Of The Financial World This Year Or Ever I Speak Carefully No One Should Miss It John Kenneth Galbraith Professor Of Economics Emeritus, Harvard University In This Unique Exploration Of The Role Of Risk In Our Society, Peter Bernstein Argues That The Notion Of Bringing Risk Under Control Is One Of The Central Ideas That Distinguishes Modern Times From The Distant Past Against The Gods Chronicles The Remarkable Intellectual Adventure That Liberated Humanity From Oracles And Soothsayers By Means Of The Powerful Tools Of Risk Management That Are Available To Us Today An Extremely Readable History Of Risk Barron S Fascinating This Challenging Volume Will Help You Understand The Uncertainties That Every Investor Must Face Money A Singular Achievement Times Literary Supplement There S A Growing Market For Savants Who Can Render The Recondite Intelligibly Witness Stephen Jay Gould Natural History , Oliver Sacks Disease , Richard Dawkins Heredity , James Gleick Physics , Paul Krugman Economics And Bernstein Would Mingle Well In Their Company The Australian


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8 thoughts on “Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

  1. says:

    The first half of book was a very interesting history of the evolution of numbers as we use them today Imagine trying to do multiplication or long division using Roman Numerals.One concept I delighted in was


  2. says:

    Probability for the layman Ambitious book, great story telling, but the subject is so massive it only scratches the surface Still it is an easy read and helps us put aside any misconceptions about probability and sta


  3. says:

    Great introduction to the history of risk.Bernstein is certainly guilty of a degree of chronological snobbery, especially in the early chapters, and oversimplification at best, or misunderstanding, at worst of theistic views


  4. says:

    A and B are playing a fair game of balla They agree to continue until one has won six rounds The game atually stops when A has won five and B three How should the stakes be divided Not until 1654 would an answer to the previous questi


  5. says:

    Despite being published in 1996 this book, its concepts and discussions are still highly relevant in 2013 Bernstein masterfully portrays quantifying risk as an art not an exact science from the very start despite people s predilection to belie


  6. says:

    This is an original and erudite contribution which presents the topic of risk from a historical and economist perspective This book will feed the risk hungry and stimulate the curious.


  7. says:

    I really enjoyed some parts of this book But some was a bit heavy going and I have to confess to skipping some sections Of course, it could be me and not the book


  8. says:

    Really interest and fascinating chronology of risks through history.How shaped our lifes today.


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