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Conclusion

Hubert Schwyzer

in The Unity of Understanding: A Study in Kantian Problems

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248293
eISBN:
9780191681110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248293.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses and provides suggestions for future studies towards understanding in Kant's point of view. The discussions also summarize the lessons gained from each of the chapters, and ends ... More


The Future of the World. The World Futures Studies Federation and the Future as Counter Expertise

Jenny Andersson

in The Future of the World: Futurology, Futurists, and the Struggle for the Post Cold War Imagination

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198814337
eISBN:
9780191851919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814337.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 8 explores the making of futures studies as a counter reaction to futurology and protest against the Cold War world order. Taking as its focus the World Futures Studies Federation, created by ... More


Democracy and development

Stephen Platt and Ian Cooper

in Building on the past: Visions of housing futures

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347510
eISBN:
9781447301578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347510.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter references some lessons from three housing futures studies that were conducted by the Cambridge Architectural Research and Eclipse Research Consultants. It shows that the aim of each ... More


From Operations Research to Futures Studies: The Establishment, Diffusion, and Transformation of the Systems Approach in Sweden, 1945–1980

Arne Kaijser and Joar Tiberg

in Systems, Experts, and Computers: The Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262082853
eISBN:
9780262275873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262082853.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter describes and examines the development of the systems approach in Sweden from 1945 to 1980. It uses the term “systems approach” to signify a specific intellectual tradition that started ... More


Comments

Oriana Bandiera

in Executive Remuneration and Employee Performance-Related Pay: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669806
eISBN:
9780191749407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669806.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Bandiera argues that only schemes that link individual pay to the performance of the same individual or of a small group can reasonably be seen as mechanisms to incentivize individual effort, not ... More


Conclusion

Siobhán McIlvanney

in Figurations of the Feminine in the Early French Women's Press, 1758-1848

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941886
eISBN:
9781789623215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941886.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The conclusion summarises the pivotal role played by eighteenth- and nineteenth-century French women’s journalistic writings and readings in fostering women’s intellectual engagement, and of writing ... More


The Future of the World: Futurology, Futurists, and the Struggle for the Post Cold War Imagination

Jenny Andersson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198814337
eISBN:
9780191851919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814337.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The book is devoted to the intriguing post-war activity called—with different terms—futurism, futurology, future research, or futures studies. It seeks to understand how futurists and futurologists ... More


Animal Behavior Genetics, the Past and the Future

Nicole C. Nelson

in Model Behavior: Animal Experiments, Complexity, and the Genetics of Psychiatric Disorders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226545929
eISBN:
9780226546117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226546117.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines how animal behavior geneticists narrate the history and future of their field. Stories about past experiences in the laboratory and key moments in the field’s history served to ... More


The Coincidence Theory of Development and the New Pragmatism: What Output Growth and Economic Development Depend On and How to Make Them Better

Grzegorz W. Kolodko

in Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150699
eISBN:
9780231521567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150699.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter talks about the coincidence theory and how it comes into contact with other disciplines—historical analysis, psychological analysis, management studies, and future studies, among ... More


How Things Happen: Economic Processes—What Science, Policy, and Happenstance Have to Do with Them and Who Set It Up This Way

Grzegorz W. Kolodko

in Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150699
eISBN:
9780231521567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150699.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter illustrates how numerous economic processes and phenomena were never predicted, but only recognized in retrospect. Attempts to extend trends from the past into the future can sometimes ... More


Conclusion

Bala J. Baptiste

in Race and Radio: Pioneering Black Broadcasters in New Orleans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822062
eISBN:
9781496822116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822062.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Sociologist E. Franklyn Frazier published Black Bourgeoisie in 1957 noting that the African American press, particularly Ebony magazine, drastically overplayed the accomplishments of the black middle ... More


Future-Making: Politics, Democracy, and Deliberation

Michael K. MacKenzie

in Future Publics: Democracy, Deliberation, and Future-Regarding Collective Action

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197557150
eISBN:
9780197557181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197557150.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter provides the conceptual groundwork for a deliberative theory of future-regarding collective action. The first section introduces terms that have to do with thinking and acting ... More


Introduction

J. Alan Holman

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195112320
eISBN:
9780197561096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195112320.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Palaeontology: Earth Sciences

There is disagreement about the time of the beginning of the Pleistocene. For instance, Repenning (1987), a North American, puts the beginning date at 1.9 million ybp. On the other hand, some ... More


Future Publics: Democracy, Deliberation, and Future-Regarding Collective Action

Michael K. MacKenzie

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197557150
eISBN:
9780197557181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197557150.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book challenges the idea that democratic processes are functionally short-sighted. Many observers assume that long-term issues will be ignored or discounted in democratic systems because of the ... More


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