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Foresight (Paperback) (David Allan Feller)

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"The idea of foresight is as old as recorded societies, as controversial as climate change, as interesting as a murder mystery, and as useful as an umbrella. It is a siren tempting journalists to dash themselves on the rocks of prediction, a competitive sport in which winners may claim high fees for their success-or even failure. Yet the greatest value of foresight is to change our futures, not just to predict them. Foresight embraces more than disengaged claims about what will happen; it can also engagelines of action in which foresight itself causes what happens next-either to confirm its prediction or avoid it"--
Number of Pages: 179
Genre: Science
Series Title: Darwin College Lectures
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
Author: David Allan Feller
Language: English
Street Date: October 31, 2016
TCIN: 51531737
UPC: 9781107512368
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-7020
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