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Futurology

  • Sohail Inayatullah
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Abstract

From prophecy to thinking the unthinkable to scenarios of disruption and to transformative narratives, the future and the field that examines the future, Futures Studies, has continued to evolve. This entry examines the genealogy of Futures Studies and the epistemological approaches it is founded on.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sohail Inayatullah
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.UNESCO Chair in Futures StudiesUSIMMalaysia
  2. 2.Tamkang UniversityNew Taipei CityTaiwan
  3. 3.University of the Sunshine CoastSunshine CoastAustralia

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