Against the gods : the remarkable story of risk / by Peter L. Bernstein.

By: Bernstein, Peter LMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: New York : John Wiley & Sons, 1998Description: xxxvi, 383 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 0471295639 (pbk)Subject(s): Risk management | Decision makingDDC classification: 368 Summary: Against the Gods, a narrative that reads like a novel, chronicles the remarkable intellectual adventure that liberated humanity from the oracles and soothsayers by means of the powerful tools of risk management that are available to us today.Summary: This is a richly-woven tale of Greek philosophers and Arab mathematicians, of merchants and scientists, gamblers and philosophers, world-renowned intellects and obscure but inspired amateurs who helped discover the modern methods of putting the future at the service of the present, replacing helplessness before the fates with choice and decision.
List(s) this item appears in: Donation | Mr Naeem's Donation
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    Average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Books Books Namal Library
Social Sciences
368 BER-A 1998 6023 (Browse shelf) Available 0006023
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Against the Gods, a narrative that reads like a novel, chronicles the remarkable intellectual adventure that liberated humanity from the oracles and soothsayers by means of the powerful tools of risk management that are available to us today.

This is a richly-woven tale of Greek philosophers and Arab mathematicians, of merchants and scientists, gamblers and philosophers, world-renowned intellects and obscure but inspired amateurs who helped discover the modern methods of putting the future at the service of the present, replacing helplessness before the fates with choice and decision.

There are no comments on this title.

to post a comment.
اردو کى بورڈ