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  • Die Welt in 100 Jahrenby A. Brehmer

    Georg Olms Verlag 2010; US$ 9.53

    Hauptbeschreibung Hardcover: ISBN 978-3-487-08304-9 (=Berlin 1910, Hildesheim 2010). ? 19,80 more...

  • Codebreaking our futureby Michael lee

    Infinite Ideas 2014; US$ 26.95

    Some of the greatest scientists, philosophers, and historians of all time have advocated the concept of causality, or cause and effect - the idea that we live in a causal universe in which every effect has a root cause or ‘causal factor’; nothing happens purely by chance. Michael Lee believes that these causal factors - the drives of change... more...

  • Exits to the Posthuman Futureby Arthur Kroker

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95

    Exits to the Posthuman Future is media theory for a global digital society which thrives, and sometimes perishes, at the intersection of technologies of speed, distant ethics and a pervasive cultural anxiety. Arthur Kroker’s incisive and insightful text presents the emerging pattern of a posthuman future: life at the tip of technologies of... more...

  • The Future and Why We Should Avoid Itby Scott Feschuk

    D & M Publishers 2014; US$ 22.95

    The future holds many unknowns: advances in medical technology, increased airport security and critical new inventions like sentient, polygraph-enabled, wireless toasters. Luckily, Maclean?s columnist Scott Feschuk has written a survival guide—part how-to manual, part product guide, part apocalypse analysis and part sardonic observation—to help... more...

  • Grenzen der Versicherbarkeit von Katastrophenrisikenby Tristan Nguyen

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 79.99

    Tristan Nguyen untersucht, wie die Versicherbarkeit von Risiken anhand von Versicherbarkeitskriterien überprüft werden kann, und setzt sich mit den privatwirtschaftlichen Möglichkeiten der Kapazitätserweiterung durch Risikoteilung und Risikotransfer auseinander. Er kommt zu folgendem Ergebnis: Wenn sich ein Katastrophenrisiko mit gewaltigem und schwer... more...

  • Looking Forwardby John Marks Templeton

    Templeton Press 2013; US$ 6.99

    Among the essayists, John Templeton gives his own optimistic view of the future and the world economy, focusing on declining trade barriers and the spread of free markets. Ruth Stafford Peale describes the future of philanthropy and charity. Dr. Denton A. Cooley, the renowned heart surgeon, tells of the stunning advances in medicine. The Reverend... more...

  • Politische Theorien zur bürgerlichen Gesellschaftby Wilfried Röhrich

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 29.99

    Die "Politische Theorie der bürgerlichen Gesellschaft" zielt auf eine gesicherte theoretische Grundlage der bürgerlichen Gesellschaft und deren realhistorische und ideengeschichtliche Entwicklung - von ihrer Konstituierung bis hin zum späten bürgerlichen Denken. In dieser Zeitspanne entstand eine dreifache Bestimmung des bürgerlichen Subjekts: die... more...

  • Knowing our futureby Michael Lee

    Infinite Ideas 2012; US$ 16.00

    The received conventional wisdom within the global futurist community is that the future is unknowable. Knowing our future outlines a full theory of how knowable the future really is. Using case studies of prescient predictions of the social future from the time of the French Revolution through to the present Michael Lee argues that there are sound... more...

  • Looking Forwardby Arthur Bird

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    The author respectfully submits it as his firm and immovable conviction, that the United States of America, in the years to come, will govern the entire Western Hemisphere.? These words, written by Arthur Bird in 1899, were his premonition as to the direction of the US one hundred years in the future. Not only did Bird cover the financial status... more...