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Future Studies

  • Superforecastingby Philip E. Tetlock; Dan Gardner

    Crown/Archetype 2015; US$ 28.00 US$ 20.99

    From one of the world?s most highly regarded social scientists, a transformative book on the habits of mind that lead to the best predictions   Everyone would benefit from seeing further into the future, whether buying stocks, crafting policy, launching a new product, or simply planning the week?s meals. Unfortunately, people tend to be terrible... more...

  • Superforecastingby Philip E. Tetlock; Dan Gardner

    McClelland & Stewart 2015; US$ 34.95 US$ 25.99

    From one of the world's most highly regarded social scientists comes a seminal book on forecasting that shows, for the first time, how we can all get better at making predictions.        In Superforecasting , Tetlock and coauthor Dan Gardner offer a masterwork on prediction, drawing on decades of research and the results of a massive, government-funded... more...

  • Superforecastingby Philip Tetlock; Dan Gardner

    Random House 2015; US$ 23.98

    What if we could improve our ability to predict the future? Everything we do involves forecasts about how the future will unfold. Whether buying a new house or changing job, designing a new product or getting married, our decisions are governed by implicit predictions of how things are likely to turn out. The problem is, we're not very good at... more...

  • Inquiring into Human Enhancementby Simone Bateman; Jean Gayon; Sylvie Allouche; Jérôme Goffette; Michela Marzano

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    Human enhancement has become a major concern in debates about the future of contemporary societies. This interdisciplinary book is devoted to clarifying the underlying ambiguities of these debates, and to proposing novel ways of exploring what human enhancement means and understanding what practices, goals and justifications it entails. more...

  • Inquiring into Animal Enhancementby Simone Bateman; Jean Gayon; Sylvie Allouche; Jérôme Goffette; Michela Marzano

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book explores issues raised by past and present practices of animal enhancement in terms of their means and their goals, clarifies conceptual issues and identifies lessons that can be learned about enhancement practices, as they concern both animals and humans. more...

  • Mit dem Wandel lebenby Hans Brunner

    Tectum Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Globalisierung und Technisierung kennzeichnen und verschärfen den Wandel in allen Bereichen unserer Gesellschaft. Und wie immer in Zeiten des Umbruchs leben viele Menschen in Verunsicherung und sehnen sich zurück in scheinbar ruhigere Tage. Parallel dazu erleben wir Politik mehr und mehr als machtlosen Zuschauer einer entgrenzten und sich selbst dienenden... more...

  • Digital Citiesby Benjamin Fraser

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book highlights an interdisciplinary terrain where the humanities and social sciences combine with digital methods. It argues that while disciplinary frictions still condition the potential of digital projects, the nature of the urban phenomenon pushes us toward an interdisciplinary and digital future where the primacy of cities is assured. more...

  • Humanity at the Crossroadsby Garth J. Hallett

    Hamilton Books 2015; US$ 28.99

    Humanity at the Crossroads attempts to answer questions regarding the effect of technological progress on our lives. This book concludes that the very technology which threatens to destroy us, not merely its more favorable offshoots, is itself the catalyst for that better world we may yet hope to inhabit. more...

  • Next Nowby Marian Salzman; Ira Matathia

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    From the world-renowned trendspotting duo who has predicted everything from metrosexuality to the growth of global brands comes a new, enlightening look at the future. Based on intensive research and interviews as well as the authors' real-world and business experience in locations across the globe, this book yields surprising conclusions about everything... more...

  • Temporal Horizons and Strategic Decisions in U.S.?China Relationsby Daniel Joseph Tauss

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 94.99

    This book looks at the US?China relationship through the lens of the temporal horizon using the insights of social science methodology. It places special attention on future considerations in a variety of ways, combining the insights of psychology, economics, and future studies to consider the relationship in a new manner. more...