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Futures Research and the Philosophy of the Future

(Original title: Výskum budúcností a filozofia budúcnosti)
Filozofia, 47 (1992), 6, 328-338.
Type of work: Papers
Publication language: Slovak

The acceleration of the social development through the scientific-technological progress leaded to the growing complexity of the society, to unclearing and rise of the probability of its future state. The origin of "future research" with its methodological and theoretical needs has acknowledged the philosophical relevance of forecasting as a rational knowledge. The post-modernism is applied as an ideal conception of 21-st century studies, elaborated on governments order by a growing number of states. They represent longdated complex prospects as well as actual future forecasts and strategic plans for their practical policy.

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