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Against the Gods

The Remarkable Story of Risk

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Published by Simon & Schuster Audio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business & Management,
  • Risk management,
  • Decision-making,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Abridged Audio - Business/Professional,
  • Probability & Statistics - General,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Insurance - Risk Assessment & Management,
  • Finance,
  • Business Law,
  • Business & Economics / Business Law,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    Number of Pages5
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7659878M
    ISBN 100671576461
    ISBN 109780671576462
    OCLC/WorldCa36876350

    Against All Gods ist der fulminante Abschluss der Die Chaos-Götter-Bücher. Der Schreibstil von Maz Evans ist weiterhin sehr emotional und gewürzt mit einigen ordentlichen Prisen Humor. Die beiden jungen Hauptcharaktere entwickeln sich im Laufe der Geschichte zu wahren Helden und lernen dabei viel über das Leben und die s: Book Review Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk Reviewed by S. L. Zabell Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk Peter L. Bernstein John Wiley and Sons, New York, ISBN xi + pp.; Hardcover $ The thesis of this interesting and provocative book is that modern civilization is largely distin-.

    : Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk () by Bernstein, Peter L. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(K). Against the Gods. likes. Against the Gods Season 1: Cleopatra is a mythological-themed skirmish board game that will launch in kickstarter this February 25th,

    "Against the Gods" is a book outlining the history of risk. The book provides an outline of all the key players and their contribution to risk theory and management. Chronologically, the book begins in ancient times and stretches all the way to the present, where Bernstein delves /5().   "It's really quite good." - Elon Musk Twelve Against the Gods was an instant bestseller when it first published in In his trademark journalist style, author William Bolitho details the lives of twelve great adventurers—Alexander the Great, Casanova, Christopher Columbus, Mahomet, Lola Montez, Cagliostro (and Seraphina), Charles XII of Sweden, Napoleon I, Lucius Sergius Catiline Pages:


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It was thought during the Roman era only Gods could predict out comes however, with the development of probability theory even mortals are starting to predict future events.

This book is packed with information from the origin of money to the origin of probability.4/5. God Against the Gods book the Gods Jonathan Kirsch has provided a short, but powerful historical look at the rise of monotheism and the fall polytheism, that depending on one’s perspective, might lead one to believe we would be better off with a tolerant form of polytheism versus the forms of monotheism that are the movers and shakers of continued unrest Cited by:   Peter Bernstein's latest book, Against the Gods The Remarkable Story of Risk, establishes his standing as America's preeminent scholar-practitioner in the field of finance.

Together with his highly successful predecessor, Capital Ideas The Improbable Origins of Modern Wall Street (The Free Press, New York, ), Bernstein has laid out a remarkably insightful and entertaining history of the. "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/5().

In Against the Gods, Peter Bernstein guides the reader through the risk term’s origins Against the Gods book development, ranging from the 13th century to the present day’s perception of said concept. The book is a cavalcade of portraits that depict how famous mathematicians, philosophers and psychologists paved the way for the concepts that characterizes.

“Against the Gods” is the prime example of a series that is steeped in emotion, playing to the common denominators to keep the reader interested. Cycles of greed, treachery, pride, revenge repeat in a myriad of ways that are predictable and yet compelling to read for those who are looking for a straightforward, well written series.

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.".

Against The Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk, was published by John Wiley & Sons in September and won the Edwin G. Booz Prize for the most insightful, innovative management book. Against the Gods is an exciting book of mixed genres. It is a combination of action, comedy, fantasy, adventure, martial arts, romance, and other genres, so there is something interesting for many readers.

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Book 4: Against All Gods in the news A letter from Virgo Virgo, star of Maz Evans's Who Let the Gods Out series, has popped by the blog to share what the Gods are up to. God Against the Gods depicts the emergence and eventual triumph of monotheism over polytheism in the West.

It begins with Pharoah Akhenaton, who attempted (and failed) to transform Egypt from a polytheistic society to one that worshipped only the sun god, spends substantial time on the history of Judaism, and then focuses, for most of the book 4/5.

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Against the Gods is a crystal clear, honest, sincere, and blunt roadmap out of the morass of agnosticism and poor ways of thinking. It lays out arguments about God, agnosticism, the supernatural, religion as child abuse, etc., that anyone can understand and act upon to lead a better life.

Against the Gods. A history of probability from an economist and author of a history of Wall Street (Capital Ideas, ). Modern risk theory dates from a little geometric model invented in called Pascal's Triangle, which Blaise Pascal used to address a perennial intellectual question: If two participants quit a game of chance before finishing, how is the pot divided.

Pascal's Triangle answered the Author: Peter L. Bernstein. "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/5(16).

A God Against the Gods is a historical novel by political novelist Allen Drury, which chronicles ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten's attempt to establish a new religion in Egypt.

It is told in a series of monologues by the various characters. Drury wrote a sequel, Return to Thebes, and a nonfiction book about Egypt. According to Drury the political struggles of Egypt. Against the Gods sets up an ambitious premise and then delivers on ss WeekDeserves to be, and surely will be, widely Economist[A] challenging book, one that may change forever the way people think about the o one else could have written a book of such central importance with so much charm and Author: Peter L.

Bernstein.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.