Predicting the Future An Introduction to the Theory of Forecasting by Rescher, Nicholas.

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Published by State University of New York Press .

Written in English

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  • Cybernetics & systems theory,
  • Social forecasting, futurology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • Science,
  • Epistemology,
  • Future Studies,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Forecasting

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages315
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Open LibraryOL7801915M
ISBN 100791435547
ISBN 109780791435540

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