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Scanning the future : 20 eminent thinkers on the world of tomorrow

Author: Yorick Blumenfeld
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 1999.
Series: Prospects for tomorrow.
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Genre/Form: Forecasts
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yorick Blumenfeld
ISBN: 0500280452 9780500280454
OCLC Number: 42407292
Description: 304 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The political order and foreseeability / Bertrand de Jouvenel --
Eros and planning / Max Dublin --
Transitions to a more sustainable world / Murray Gell-Mann --
Technology, industrialization, and the idea of progress in America / Merritt Roe Smith --
Perspectives / Eric Harth --
Studying the future / Thomas L. Saaty and Larry W. Boone --
The next three futures / W. Warren Wagar --
Caring for the future / The independent commission on population and quality of life. The futurological congress / Stanislaw Lem --
January first / Octavio Paz, translated by Elizabeth Bishop --
Scientific humanism and religion / Edward O. Wilson --
After the end of social engineering and the spiritualization of economic life / Francis Fukuyama - Prospect; on being fully human / George P. Brockway --
The centerless whole / Joel Kurtzman --
Democracy means paying attention / Robert N. Bellah, Richard Madsen, William M. Sullivan, Ann Swidler, Steven M. Tipton --
Address to the General Assembly of the United Nations 1994 / Nelson Mandela --
The evolution of progress / C. Owen Paepke --
A refuge and a hope and the limits of utopia / Rosabeth Moss Kanter --
Apocalyptics and realism / Tom Athanasiou --
What can we know about the universe? / Steven Weinberg.
Series Title: Prospects for tomorrow.
Responsibility: edited and introduced by Yorick Blumenfeld.

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