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  • Anticipationsby H. G. Wells

    The Floating Press 1902; US$ 5.99

    Anticipations: Of the Reaction of Mechanical and Scientific Progress Upon Human Life and Thought is a 1902 book by author H. G. Wells, the "Father of Science Fiction." It is proposed in this book to present in as orderly an arrangement as the necessarily diffused nature of the subject admits, certain speculations about the trend of present... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Birthing A New Civilizationby Diana Cooper

    Findhorn Press 2013; US$ 12.99

    In Birthing a New Civilization Diana Cooper takes stock of where humanity stands in its evolutionary development looking at the current transition towards 2032. This fascinating forecast highlights the new spiritual energies entering the planet and bringing shifts to economic, political, and climatic arenas. Further predictions are offered for individual... 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...

  • 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...

  • Published In Association With International Association Of ULSFby Wynn Calder; Rick Clugston

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00

    From 26 August to 4 September 2002, official governmental delegations and many heads of state will gather in Johannesburg, South Africa for the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD). This summit is taking place on the tenth anniversary of the Earth Summit in Rio, and on the thirtieth anniversary of the first United Nations Summit that recognized... more...