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Prophecies of doom and scenarios of progress : Herman Kahn, Julian Simon, and the prospective imagination

Author: Paul Dragoș Aligică
Publisher: New York : Continuum International Pub. Group, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on the alternative paradigm - the pro-growth intellectual tradition that rejected the prophecies of doom and called for realism and pragmatism in dealing with the challenge of the future.  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aligică, Paul Dragoș.
Prophecies of doom and scenarios of progress.
New York : Continuum International Pub. Group, ©2007
(OCoLC)608473711
Named Person: Herman Kahn; Julian Lincoln Simon; Herman Kahn; Julian Lincoln Simon; Herman (Mathematiker) Kahn; Julian Lincoln Simon
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Dragoș Aligică
ISBN: 9780826493422 0826493424 9780826428721 082642872X
OCLC Number: 83977516
Description: xiv, 112 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The "great transition" and the "limits to growth" --
Dealing with the challenge of the future : approaches and methods --
An emerging paradigm : the foundations.
Responsibility: Paul Dragos Aligica.
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